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The Paronella Experience

7 Days

12pm - 8:30pm


Experience Paronella Park like never before with this exclusive, all-inclusive, day & night time tour. Discover the inspirational story of Jose Paronella and his dream park. Enjoy afternoon tea at Etty Bay while Cassowary spotting.


  • The only full experience tour

  • Live commentary, storytelling & audio podcast

  • Afternoon tea on the beach

  • Cassowary wildlife spotting and stargazing

  • Private tour of park and Hydro Power Station

  • Free pick up and drop off from/to selected pick up zones 

  • Impressive evening light show with music

  • Dinner with a Country pub experience


  • Hotel pick up/drop off from/to Cairns & Northern Beaches & Innisfail

  • Fully air-conditioned vehicle with WIFI

  • Cassowary wildlife spotting and stargazing

  • Afternoon tea on the beach

  • Admission to Paronella Park (with 24 month return pass)

  • Bottle of water & free gift

  • All fees and taxes

Adult 16+         $128

Seniors Card    $118

Child 5+           $88

Infant 0-4        Free  


Begin your journey by following the stunning tropical mountain range of Wooroonooran National park as we head south of Cairns, Your professional, local, highly trained guide will make you feel  right at home, as they point out many places of interest, Share local history and local knowledge & gets to know you. We then make our way through endless banana and Sugar Cane farms before passing through the town of Innisfail and entering into cassowary territory.  Keep your eyes peeled as we now start our Cassowary spotting and learning why the Rainforest is so dependent on of this this very rare,historic, flightless birds existence .Enjoy afternoon tea on the pristine beach while you take in the beauty of Etty Bay . Enjoy free time to explore the beach at your leisure.


12:00   Depart Cairns

12:10    Wallaby Spotting


14:00   Afternoon Tea & Cassowary Spotting


15:00   Depart Etty Bay


15:30   Arrive Paronella Park


16:00   Day Tour of Paronella Park


16:30   Hydro Tour / Free time


17:00   Museum Highlights / Bridge Walk


17:15     Dinner at Mena Creek Hotel

18:15     Gift Shop


18:20    Darkness Falls Tour / Light Show


19:00    Depart Paronella Park (Audio Podcast)


19:15     Stargayzing (Weather permitting)


20:30   Return to Cairns

Upon arrival to Paronella Park, begin your experience with a fully guided day tour, followed by an optional tour of Queensland’s first privately owned Hydro Electricity plant. Or, if you prefer, explore the grounds at your leisure & discover why the park was voted the number 1 must do in Queensland. Meet your guide at the museum and take a look at the many interesting piece’s of history, before taking a leisurely stroll across the suspension bridge over the beautiful Mena Creek falls. to capture an amazing photo opportunity before departing Paronella Park. Head to Menu Creek Hotel (voted best country pub in Queensland where dinner will be served (Optional). Taste test some of the local beers or challenge your skills on the games tables!

After dinner, return to Paronella Park and experience the ‘Darkness Falls Tour’ allowing for some spectacular photo

opportunities of the waterfalls and structures of the castle by night. Sit back and enjoy the amazing light show.

Depart Paronella Park for one last stop – to gaze at the beautiful stars in the clear, picturesque Queensland sky

before being delivered back to your chosen accommodation. *weather permitting


  • Money for optional extras (dinner/drinks)

  • Camera & charger

  • Appropriate clothing for sun/wet/cold weather

  • Insect protection



  • Dinner at Mena Creek Hotel

  • Over Night Stay

  • Infant / Child Seat


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