Springbrook National Park Hiking Tour Including Purling Brook Falls from the Gold Coast
"After pickup from your accommodation on the Gold Coast enjoy the scenic drive up to Springbrook National Park. The 4-kilometer round circuit Purling Brook Falls hike is an exhilarating experience and will give you the opportunitiy to observe life in the rainforst at close range. Recently a new suspension bri mountains and views back to the the Gold Coast from the Hinterland.""""Purling Brook Falls hike has some spectacular waterfalls lush rainforest ancient trees
Daintree Rainforest Night Walk from Cape Tribulation
"Your tour starts with pickup from your Cape Tribulation hotel or a central location in town. Travel in a comfortable minivan shuttle to a swathe of privately owned land in the Daintree Rainforest to meet your guide. Receive a safety briefing and your guide shares extensive knowledge of the animal and plant life in this biologically rich forest which has remained much the same for more than 120 million years. With the trained eyes of your guide you get to see much more than you would on your own. Feel free to ask any questions that you may have. Each night the cast of critters varies however spiders sleeping birds and rainforest dragons make frequent appearances. You may also see amethystine pythons Australia’s largest snake
"You have the option to be picked up from your Cape Tribulation hotel or meet your group at the Jungle Adventure Centre in town. Time permitting take a peek at the pythons in their Snake House then hop aboard a comfortable minivan that shuttles you to a private rainforest reserve adjoining the Daintree Rainforest. Your fully guided tour starts with a safety talk by your expert guide who will fit you into a full body harness and helmet an ingenious lift-system that hoists participants from the forest floor up to the first platform. Two people walk on a treadmill generating enough energy to wind a cable that hauls fellow group members up to the first platform. Even kids can help power this innovative and eco-friendly lift. Once you’re up in the trees your guide makes sure that your harness is safely clipped to the line. Then fly from platform to platform taking in the rainforest canopy as you go. Your guide controls the speed of your descent so that you can go as fast or slow as you like. You can even travel hands-free
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