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Tropical Rainforest & Waterfall Adventure | Eco Experience

Embrace your inner adventurer and venture deep into ancient, tropical rainforest. Cool off with a refreshing swim or spot some friendly turtles at a beautiful natural waterfall.

Highlights

  • Explore tropical rainforest
  • Learn about the area's rich history, unique flora & fauna and food & medicines of the rainforest
  • Look out for colourful butterflies, birds, insects & reptiles
  • Take a photo beneath an ancient strangler fig tree
  • Relax and refresh with a swim at the beautiful Cedar Creek Falls

A tropical rainforest and waterfall discovery. This tour will meet you at your accommodation and take you on a short drive out of Airlie Beach and into the Conway National Park where we start our guided walk for the day.

As we venture down into the rainforest we’ll stop along the way to discover unique plants and animals and learn about the areas rich history and culture. Be on the lookout for colourful birds and butterflies flying beneath the great forest canopy and listen for the rustle of leaves as Lace Monitor lizards search for a spot in the sun. Snap a photo from beneath an ancient strangler fig tree and rest beneath the shade of the palms. This 3km return walk follows a wide, sturdy trail with some gradual up and down hill sections.

Within just a short drive we'll find ourselves at Cedar Creek Falls; nature’s perfect backdrop for an hour perched on a rock watching turtles, looking for that perfect angle to capture the waterfall on camera or enjoying a refreshing, invigorating swim beneath the waterfall.

Itinerary

  • Complimentary pick up
  • 4 hours of adventure and discovery including:
  • 3km guided walk through tropical rainforest
  • 1 hour free time at a waterfall with morning tea & cold drink
Adult $90.00
Child $72.00

What's included

  • Transfers to and from your accommodation
  • Personalised service and commentary from friendly, local guides
  • Cold drink and morning/afternoon tea
  • Sunscreen & insect repellant
  • National Park fees

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • *A basic level of fitness is required for this walk which is 3km return walk with moderate uphill sections. Please also take in to account hot, humid conditions which are also common in Tropical Queensland when considering if this tour is for you. if unsure, please give us a call to chat - we are more than happy to help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable time in the outdoors!

    *the amount of water flowing at the waterfall is heavily dependant on the season. Please be prepared for no water to be falling throughout dry season. There is however, always water at the base for swimming and the chance of a visit from friendly turtles (especially when the falls are quieter during dry season).

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Oren Twig from Israel wrote on 09 March 2019

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Great hike in the rain forest

We had a great day hiking with Gus. Not only was the forest amazing but Gus was full of knowledge and stories. The highlight being the waterfall wich was overflowing with water. Thanks Gus!

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Thanks for the great review - we're so pleased you were amazed by the beautiful rainforest and managed to see the waterfall in full flow!

Clint from Malta wrote on 05 March 2019

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Something different

This walk offers something different to all the other sea based activities you will find in Airlie. We were pleasantly surprised when Alice came to pick us up, since her other group felt sick, but she didn't cancel on us even if we were just me and my partner, which other tours might have done. The walk was informative and we enjoyed getting to know about the ecosystem and various plants and animals of the rainforest. The tour ends at cedar creek falls where you will swim in a spectacular fresh water lake and eat a healthy lunch before heading back. Taken care of from start to finish, an enjoyable afternoon from a to z.

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From Tropical Rainforest & Waterfall Adventure | Eco Experience

Thank you so much for your kind words Clint & Rachel. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you both and sharing the morning with you. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

Clive Chaffers from United Kingdom wrote on 21 February 2020

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Wonderful Day

We drove up into forrest and found trees across road a quick phone call organised team to come out and clear. So we went too waterfall which is beautiful and refreshing. Phone call received road had been cleared so returned to forrest for walk, good trek plenty of butterflys, lizzards and snakes. Some birds with brilliant colours and calls.

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Thank you for your kind words! We look forward to seeing you next time. The AA team

Glenice Fanning from Australia wrote on 04 August 2019

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Great tour

We really enjoyed this tour, we love rainforest and Alice made it very interesting, we learned a lot. You do need a reasonable level of fitness for the walk. The refreshing fruit for morning tea and light lunch by the waterfall were greatly appreciated. Very worthwhile tour!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We're so pleased you found in interesting and worthwhile. Thanks again!

Lisa from Germany wrote on 23 September 2019

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Wir haben den Trip spontan gebucht und für den Preis konnte man auch nichts verkehrt machen. Der Guide war super drauf und liebt einfach das herumführen im Regenwald. Er hat sehr viele Informationen übermittelt. Das Essen und die Snacks waren sehr lecker. Wir haben in dem kleinen See viele Schildkröten gesehen. Das einzige was aber niemand beeinflussen kann, der Wasserfall hat leider kein Wasser gehabt auf Grund der Trockenheit. Ich würde es weiterempfehlen!

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From Tropical Rainforest & Waterfall Adventure | Eco Experience

Thanks so much for the great review. We're so pleased you enjoyed the tour. You'll have to come back again in the wet season to see the waterfall in all its glory!

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