Experience the Great Australian Outback with one of the many personalised Cairns Outback tours. Head west from Cairns and traverse the mighty Great Dividing Range and you are in another world all together. The Great Dividing range stretches from Dauan Island at the tip of Queensland (it’s most northern point) to the Central plains of the Grampians in western Victoria at it’s most southern point. The range separates the low lying eastern coastal geographical area from the western highlands and the contrast in climate, weather patterns, and agriculture couldn’t be more pronounced.
Cairns outback tours allow you to get an understanding of the mighty Australian outback. Some of the most popular heading west up the gillies range you will be amazed at the change in scenery as you coast through the Atherton tablelands. Visiting the many waterfalls, and walking trails en-route. Take the leisurely cruise on Lake Barine and spot the elusive platypus, before visiting the might Cathedral fig tree. As you continue west, the landscape continues to change, and before you know it you’re surrounded by the red dirt of of the Aussie outback. Visit the Cillagoe Cave on your way to the amazing Undarra Lava Tubes. If you time your visit, you can experience the well known Opera in the Outback. Other famous sights that you may take in include: Herberton Historic Village and Tin Mining museum, Halloran’s Hill Conservation Park, and the quintessentially iconic Aussie village of Yungaburra (on the banks of the Tinaroo Dam – famous for it’s annual “Barra Bash”, and it’s multiple world records for barramundi hauls).