Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
December 8, 2016
The whole family really loved the Kuranda train and Skyrail and we upgraded to the Gold Class on the train and Diamond View on the Skyrail. Spent lots of time in Kuranda exploring this lovely place it was great thank youLisa Stevens
May 22, 2015
Went and had a great day at Josephine Falls sliding down the granite rock slide was awesome but the water from the mountain bloody freezing well worth the trip it was a blast!Joshy Manton
Billy Tea Bush Safari's
October 16, 2014
The family saw this tour to the rainforest and said they want to book it so we booked on line in Dubai and we are very happy we did. Billy Tea driver very good information enjoyed tour greatly thank you AdhilAdhil Mohamed
October 16, 2014
We had good time Jungle Surfing with the family. Great for the young one fun on the hampster wheel thank you AdhilAdhil Mohamed
July 25, 2014
Just got off the magnificent ocean freedom machine. What a vessel, what wonderfull helpful staff. I had dived before in Tahiti 20 years ago and felt comfortable, but today I could get a grip of it and with as much help and reassurance from the staff I couldn't dive today. No matter at all as the snorkelling is amazing and the barracuda swimming around the back of the boat was truly amazing. There are 4 different places to relax and we used them all at some point during the day. Money very well spent and I would recommend this to anyone at any level of competence.David Fitchett
The Darkness Falls Tour begins as dusk starts to fall over the canopy of the forest and Castle ruins. Each visitor is given a torch to light their way through the myriad of meandering paths that are soon bathed in dancing shadows and soft moonlight. Two sections of Paronella Park are floodlit at night - the waterfall and lower refreshment room. The light dancing on the cascading water is a spectacle, and allows the natural beauty of the waterfall to be appreciated in a new and unique way. As visitors carefully descend the 'Grand Staircase' they are greeted by the illuminated lower refreshment rooms. The warm glow from the 'Café by the Pool' falls over the surrounding manicured gardens and exotic forest plants, providing a delightfully picturesque setting.
The artistic and passionate side of Jose Paronella (the creator of Paronella Park) is showcased on the Darkness Falls Tour. The unique and distinctive architecture and design of his 'commercial pleasure gardens' lends itself to be appreciated by night. The ruins lay amongst the lush rainforest shrouded in darkness. On warm still nights the sounds of insects and crickets seeking mates travel through the grounds. The senses are alive, invigorated by the sounds of the forest and immense beauty of the Australian landscape bathed in moonlight. As the tour group continues to slowly explore the park it becomes apparent they're not alone
Paronella Park is home to a variety of nocturnal forest creatures that come alive at night. As dusk falls, the large colony of Flying Foxes that reside at Paronella Park take flight into the forest for nightly feeds. Bats are prevalent at Paronella Park, and as visitors look at the vast night sky they will often spot the distinctive creatures eerily illuminated by moonlight. There are a variety of other forest creatures that prefer the eve at Paronella Park such as possums and bandicoots. The freshwater river that winds through Paronella Park provides the perfect place to try and spot the elusive platypus that come out to play at dusk. The nocturnal animals of Paronella Park are one of the many secret delights that can only be experienced in the Darkness Falls Tour.
Paronella Park is nestled on 13 acres of exotic gardens and lush tropical forest that features freshwater streams, cascading waterfalls and of course the remnants of Jose Paronella's dream Spanish Castillo. The Darkness Falls Tour encapsulates the very best of the Spanish ruins and 'commercial pleasure gardens' and guests can experience the very best of these atmospheric parklands by night. The Paronella Park evening tour is a remarkable and unique experience that is a 'must do' on a Cairns Tropical North Queensland vacation.
Paronella Park by night - the most eerily atmospheric tour in Tropical North Queensland….
Paronella Park is located on the Southern Cairns Highlands, a 1.5 hour drive South from Cairns City. The Cairns Highlands is renowned for its fertile agricultural land, gourmet produce and temperate climate.
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Explore Far North Queensland at your leisure on your Self Drive Holiday and enjoy beachfront accommodation at Castaways Resort & Spa only 40 minutes drive from Paronella Park. With a choice of accommodation options, Restaurant, Bar, Swimming Pool and beachfront access - Castaways Mission Beach is just perfect!
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Beachfront holiday home located at Bramston Beach - approx 45 minutes drive from Paronella Park. A great family holiday house offering comfortable accommodation with direct beach access and swimming pool.
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