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Castles & Cassowaries - Half Day Tour

Discover Jose Paronella´s multi-award winning park before the crowds arrive with this early morning Tour.


  • Exclusive early morning access to Jose Paronella´s tropical wonderland park
  • Learn about the local area, history & story of Paronela Park from your Guide
  • Tour Queensland´s first privately owned hydroelectric plant
  • Taste locally grown Bananas straight from the farm
  • Explore the History Museum with original furniture & historic movie theater projector
  • Visit the amazing Mena Creek Falls
  • Tour which focuses solely on Paronella Park

Your journey begins enroute to the beautiful Paronella Park, where we pass through a local area thats home to many agile wallabies. Have your camera at the ready to caputure these Australian natives and enjoy learning about local knowledge and fun facts from your expert guide.

Upon arrival at Paronella Park, voted Queenslands number 1 must do attraction, you'll obtain exclusive early morning access to this tropical park rainforest filled with amazing sights and activities.

Guests are able to explore the park at their own leisure, or can partake in a 20 minute tour of Queensland's first hydro power station.

View the many interesting items in the museum before taking a short stroll to the magnificent suspension bridge over Mena Creek falls.

After departing Paronella Park, we will make a visit to a local banana farm where you can sample some delicious locally grown produce.

We will then descend down the lush mountains of the wet tropics and try and spot any of the cassowaries that call this beautiful part of Queensland home.

After Morning Tea on the beach, we depart Etty Bay back to Cairns.

Adult $98.00
Child $68.00 (Child ages 5 to 15 years)

What's included

  • Return transfers from Cairns
  • FREE Airport Drop off after tour (Bring your bags if you need to check out of your hotel)
  • Admission to Paronella Park
  • Binoculars for bird & butterfly watching
  • Day Tour of the park
  • Hydro Tour
  • History museum
  • Flora & Fauna guide
  • 24 Month Return Pass


  • Allow approximately 6 hours for the whole experience


Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Departure: Departs Cairns 07:00 Return Cairns 1:00pm.

    Adult pricing is 16 Years of age and above. Child pricing is ages 6 -15 years of age. Infant may travel Free of charge however will incur a $20 fee if a car seat / booster seat is requested.

  • Full Payment is required at time of booking & is non refundable with out approval from Tour Logistics. Date changes can be made upon request & will depend on Availability. Tour Logistics Reserves the right to Cancel the tour at anytime due to Safety or anything unforeseen & out of our control such as weather. Tour Logistics is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal items carried on the tour.

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Tina from Australia wrote on 11 January 2020

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Castle and Cassowarries half day tour

Very informative and friendly tour guide and a great place to visit.

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From Castles & Cassowaries - Half Day Tour

Hi Tina Thanks for the review, We hope you had a great day & learnt something new with this unique tour! We Look forward to seeing you on another one of our adventures.

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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