Cairns Select - Reef Rainforest and Outback

Guided Tour 8 Days / 7 Nights
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  • 617.0 mi = 987.2 km
  • Summer, Spring, Fall
  • 60.0 - 90.0°F = 15.6 - 32.2°C

Australian Select Tours will run with small groups of four to six motorcycles for a more inclusive and personal experience. A lot of thought and enthusiasm went into planning our Select Tours and we hope that you love them as much as we do. Come ride with us!

Reef Rainforest & Outback. You will enjoy the variety that fabulous North Queensland has to offer. Overnight in several locations overlooking the tranquil Coral Sea. Visit waterfalls and crystal clear lakes. You can Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. You will travel west to the Queensland outback. Walk in the lush World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest. This is just a taste of what you will experience when you ride the Reef Rainforest & Outback Tour. From the Reef to the outback, through ancient tropical rainforest and vast savannah grasslands, riding in North Queensland with its ever changing landscapes is an unforgettable experience with natural wonders around every corner. The variety of scenery on this tour will amaze. You will ride into the Queensland Outback discover the Undara Lava Tubes and meet unique wildlife like Kangaroos and Kookaburras in their bush home. The ride on the Captain Cook Highway between Port Douglas and Cairns is one you will talk about for years with rainforest covered mountains on one side and the waters of the Great Barrier Reef on the other. It’s not all about the ride. If you like exploring palm fringed beaches, visiting postcard perfect crystal clear waterfalls, journeying through the world’s oldest surviving tropical rainforest to see endangered cassowary and then go sailing on the Great Barrier Reef than this tour is for you.

Tour Itinerary

Once you arrive in Cairns, you will have time to explore this beautiful tropical city, lay around the pool and take it easy before joining your EagleRider team and fellow riders that evening for a welcome drink and introduction to your tour. We will meet at 6.00pm at the hotel bar.
This morning you will be transferred to the EagleRider location to pick up your bike and depart Cairns. Today we travel part of the Great Inland Way in the North Queensland outback. Enjoy authentic outback hospitality, discover the Undara Lava Tubes and meet Aussie Wildlife in its bush home. The Undara lava tubes are considered the largest and longest on the planet. Undara is a unique and different outback experience. Tonight’s accommodation- Beautiful restored turn of the Century Railway Carriages.
After our breakfast in the bush we start our excursion of the Lava Tubes which is an interesting environmental geological and historical feature of this area. This afternoon we enter the region of tropical North Queensland which has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the most beautiful and diverse localities to visit in the world. We visit the heritage listed Curtain Fig Tree along with stunning views! Breathtaking waterfalls, deep crater lakes,colourful farmlands and rich savannah plains that set the scene of the Atherton Tablelands.
Today although short in distance will be full of activities. We head south on a road that the locals call the Highway to heaven. We will see panoramic views visit Millaa Millaa Falls and take a walk amongst the tree tops of the world listed rainforest. Next we will detour off the main highway to visit Mena Creek Falls and Paronella Park, a Spanish style castle built in 1935. Spend some time on a guided walk and learn the history of this fascinating place in the rainforest. Once you've reached your destination Mission Beach you'll be ready to kick off your boots and relax.
We make our way north with a stop at scenic Josephine Falls, the waters descend from Mount Bartle Frere Queensland’s highest mountain. We climb 800 metres on the Gillies Range with 263 corners to negotiate before reaching the top. You will notice the temperature drop, the air become fresher, and encounter spectacular lookouts along the way which enables you to take in the view of the valleys deep in the Great Dividing Range, you will arrive at your destination Yungaburra
Today you can relax as the morning is yours to enjoy the tropical village of Port Douglas. This afternoon you will board a luxury sailing catamaran and enjoy The Great Barrier Reef with this first class pure sailing experience. The afternoon cruise incorporates a reef and island cruise. Explore this protected Coral Cay, with white sandy beaches and coconut palms, surrounded by magnificent coral gardens and the Coral Sea. Just relax on the island, join the guided snorkel tour, take a trip on the glass bottom boat or laze on deck before an exhilarating sunset sail back to Port.
Today you embark on your final day, we venture into the rainforest of the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park. We cross on the Daintree River Ferry to follow the coastal road to Cape Tribulation. You will enter a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife, including beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna. You will travel south on the Captain Cook Highway Its 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 are worth a detour. Your journey today ends in tropical Cairns. This evening we will get together for our farewell dinner. (Let’s party) 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.
Today your tour comes to an end after breakfast. We trust you have enjoyed your journey with EagleRider Cairns. We wish you safe travels home. Until next time – Ride Safe!
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