Undara Sunset Tour

Self-Drive Tour 3 Days / 2 Nights
Tour Map
  • 531.0 mi = 849.6 km
  • Summer, Spring, Fall
  • 62.0 - 87.0°F = 16.7 - 30.6°C

The best way to sample the outback. Enjoy authentic outback hospitality, discover the Undara Lava Tubes and meet Australian wildlife in this natural setting. Your choice of accommodation may be beautifully restored turn of the century railway carriages. The carriages are set along the original Cobb & Co coach road under the shade of tall native trees. Return to Cairns via the Atherton Tablelands and travel the scenic Captain Cook Hwy, its magnificent ocean views and spectacular mountain scenery make it one of the best drives in the country.

Tour Itinerary

This morning you will be transferred to the EagleRider location to pick up your bike. Make your way south from Cairns to Gordonvale where you turn off Hwy 1 and ascend the Gillies Range to Yungaburra. 264 turns in 19 kilometres makes this an enjoyable ride. For a short scenic stop we do suggest you call into Lake Barrine or Lake Eacham. On your way to Ravenshoe there are many attractions including Malanda and Millaa Millaa falls. Following the Kennedy Hwy you will pass through Innot Hot Springs and Mt. Garnet. Turn off the highway and travel towards Mount Surprise to reach your destination Undara Lava Lodge.
After your bush breakfast and Undara experience you will travel to the Atherton Tablelands. You may wish to visit the Herberton Historic Village and go back in time to discover the "real" Australian pioneer story. There are many attractions to see in this area including crater lakes, waterfalls, winery's, coffee plantations, museums and more. Your destination today is Yungaburra, a picturesque village established in the 1890’s
Today we recommend that you ride north through Mareeba and Mt. Molloy to descend the scenic Rex range into Port Douglas and travel south on the Captain Cook Highway. It's magnificent ocean views and spectacular mountain scenery make it one of the best drives in the country. There are several lookouts along the road side for those last chance photos. Several beach side communities such as Palm Cove and Trinity beaches are worth a detour. Your journey today ends in tropical Cairns. If you wish to stay a few more days we would be happy to extend your accommodation and bike hire for you to experience some of the many attractions that beautiful Cairns has to offer.
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