Cairns Waterfalls and Rainforest Experience

Fitness level moderate
Intensity level moderate
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Highlights & inclusions

Eco-Friendly Adventure
Experience the exhilaration of abseiling down the face of cascading waterfalls
Explore the pristine beauty of a protected tropical rainforest, offering a serene and untouched natural environment
Slide into the clear, cool waters of natural pools carved by centuries of flowing water
With comprehensive tuition provided before you set off, this tour is suitable for adventurers of all levels
Less than 30 minutes from Cairns CBD, offers the perfect escape into nature without the hassle of long travel times
or 4 payments of $62.25 with more info
Free cancellation up to 72 hours prior to experience

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

Immerse yourself in the lush surroundings of a World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest, just 30 minutes from the Cairns CBD, with an exhilarating rainforest waterfalls experience. Discover the beauty of hidden waterfalls as you abseil, slide, and leap into crystal-clear pools in this unique adventure. Offering an exciting alternative to the renowned Great Barrier Reef, this experience provides a unique perspective on the stunning region. Before you embark on your adventure, you'll receive comprehensive guidance to ensure you're fully prepared to explore.

Accessible to anyone aged eight years and older, this experience appeals to all those with a spirit of adventure. Please note that participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All the necessary equipment is provided, including helmets, specialized footwear, carabiners, harnesses, socks, and thermal tops. Simply bring your swimwear, a towel, sunscreen, and a change of clothes. Get ready for an adventure that promises to be unlike any you've experienced before, connecting you with the unparalleled natural beauty of a World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest near Cairns in an unforgettable way.


What you need to know

  • All equipment provided
  • Half day canyoning adventure at either Behana or Crystal Canyon.
  • All tuition provided (no experience necessary)
  • Safety equipment to wear for the canyoning adventure
  • Professional abseil instruction from a certified instructor
  • Transfers to and from Cairns in an air-conditioned mini-bus
  • Behana Gorge or Crystal Cascade – private access
  • Food, participants can BYO food
  • Digital photos and video of your tour available for purchase starting at $45
  • Accommodation transfers from Cairns and Nth Beaches available on request (subject to availability) for $15 per person
  • Optional self repelling and abseiling
  • Immersed in the Wet tropical rainforest
  • Enjoy your delicious fresh lunch in amazing surroundings
  • Impressive basalt rock and Boulder formations
  • Perfect for beginners and up - No standard fitness required (all activities on this course are optional)
  • We usually visit Crystals on the morning tour at 6:30am, and Behana in the afternoon tour at 12pm but that can change based on weather and the ages of guests that day who are participating.
  • Meeting location is 58 Grafton Street, This is under The Benson Hotel
  • Tours depart Cairns City at approximately 6.30am
  • Please note the tour location may be subject to change on the day due to operational conditions such as weather and water levels
Departure Location
  • In front of Benson Hotel 58 Grafton St Cairns
What To Bring
  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Sun protection
  • Shoes with good grip that will get wet
  • Change of clothes if you feel like getting warm and dry afterwards
Additional Information
  • BYO food
  • No experience necessary
  • Minimum age of participation is 8 years old
  • Anyone under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Maximum participant weight is 125kgs
  • Minimum of four passengers to operate tour
  • These tours are not suitable for those with spinal issues, or who are pregnant
  • No alcohol - (Zero tolerance towards alcohol and/or drug abuse)
Cancellation Policy
  • 50% cancellation fee will apply if a tour is canceled within 72 hours of travel date.
  • 100% non-refundable if canceled within 24 hours of travel date.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Recent reviews

51 review

scary but rewarding, thrilling jumps and stunning scenery.

As an Asian who is not very familiar with water activities, I was initially very scared, but canyoning in Cairns turned out to be an incredibly rewarding experience. It was a truly wild adventure, just as one would expect in Australia. At the beginning, I was filled with anxiety. The strong currents and high cliffs were daunting challenges for me. However, thanks to the friendly and supportive guides, I gradually gained confidence. Along the way, the stunning waterfalls and breathtaking scenery transformed my fear into excitement. The most memorable moment was jumping off a dizzying cliff. The heart-pounding tension and the rush of cold water hitting my body created an indescribable sense of freedom and exhilaration. By the end of the experience, I felt an overwhelming sense of accomplishment and pride. Canyoning in Cairns was a challenge that pushed me beyond my limits, and it was absolutely worth it. It was a unique and unforgettable adventure that I would highly recommend to anyone seeking an authentic and wild Australian experience.

Eunbi Jo 28 days ago

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