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Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours

#13 of 161 Tours in Cairns
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 429 083 338
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'Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours' specialises in small group day and night rainforest wildlife tours. It is magical to be involved in seeing a wild animal unrestricted in its natural environment in the rainforest. We often see platypus, birds, possums, tree kangaroos, insects, frogs, owls, reptiles, various invertebrates and other animals on our tours. As a lot of Australian rainforest animals are nocturnal, a night element and spotlighting is included with a knowledgeable, enthusiastic guide.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 429 083 338

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Thank Kelsey J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This rainforest tour was, by far, the highlight of our entire trip to Australia and New Zealand. Paul, the owner and tour guide, is so knowledgeable and took a genuine interest in showing us around the area. We saw incredibly cool trees and vegetation as...More

Thank 531ame
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the high praise! This is such a fascinating area. It’s a place I love to be in and it’s fun to show it to you guys. I am glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 6 days ago

The nature has a lot to offer but we all need a guide to show us the right way to look. The tour I went with Paul was so unique that I am not going to forget. All the wildlifes I encountered were in their...More

Thank Sunny Y
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am glad you enjoyed yourself it was a pleasure to show you around. Thank you for the recommendations.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a brillant tour! Do not cheat yourself out of it! Paul knows a lot about the the trees, the animals and the history of it and tells it, so we could understand it. We saw all the animals we could hope for, including...More

Thank LPHDK
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and recommendation!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rainforest tour was amazing! Everything was pretty good planning, from the beginning until the end. Our guide Tapio was amazing. He knows about everything! Loves the nature and teach you everything that you need to know and more! The dinner was good as well....More

Thank Yubelkys P
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the high praise. Tapio is a great guide so it’s nice that you mentioned him. He always does his best to make sure everyone gets to see lots of things.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing trip, out of all the rain forest tours there was only this one that did night tours and since a large amount of Australia's animals are nocturnal, it's the only one. Paul was our tour guide and he was a wealth of knowledge,...More

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Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey thanks for the review and recommendation. It was my pleasure to show you around so I am glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour seemed really unique, among the many offered from Cairns. Getting to go out into the forest at night and look for animals is a really fun experience (assuming you don't mind walking in the dark!). Our guide that day was very knowledgable about...More

Thank INTrvlGy
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. We try and make it easy for people so I am glad it worked out for you!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great tour for people that want to know about the wildlife of the area. We saw a lot of animals, including tree kangaroos, platypus and possums and our guide was was an expert and very kind. Essential tour for nature lovers!

Thank Ferran d
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey thanks for the recommendation.

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We did the tour as we would like to see different animals in there natural environment. We were not disappointed. Was a Great experience first of all at night. To stand in the jungle when it is complete dark, strange feeling. But the most important...More

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Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thanks for the review. There is a lot of things to see here so I am glad you enjoyed it. To answer your comment. Our early afternoon start allows time to get to the mountains with enough daylight left to see the rainforest. If you...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

On our honeymoon, we booked this tour simply because it was an afternoon tour and the brochure seemed like it could be cool. Wow, were we pleasantly surprised everything we learned from our guide and everything we saw! It was amazing! Nothing like experiencing and...More

Thank Lauren S
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thanks for the recommendations. We love to show off this beautiful region. There is so much to see here as long as you know where and when to look. I am glad you enjoyed it.

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It is around 15-20 mins from Airport to Hilton. We pick up there between 1:30 and 1:45. So as long as your plane is on time you will be ok. It is not really possible to catch up to us in a taxi.
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