Billy Tea Safaris

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Billy Tea Safaris is a true local company, having been locally owned and operated for over 36 years! They are the pioneers of the original Rainforest tour. Join Billy Tea Safaris on one of the many personalised tours available including World Heritage-listed Daintree/Cape Tribulation, Chillagoe Caves, and Outback and their Tablelands tour. You will retrace the footsteps of some of Australia’s earlier explorers and see the wonderful diversity of scenery from the ancient rainforest, Savannah plains, Giant Magnetic Termite Mounds, pristine beaches and reefs as well as the wetlands to view wallabies, emus and other wildlife. Birdlife is plentiful on the wetlands.

Billy Tea Safaris prides itself on informative tours and encourages questions, allowing for photographs and explains any enquiries clients have.

Billy Tea Safaris is also Advanced Eco Accredited, a Green Travel Leader and in the Eco-Toursim Hall of Fame.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.


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Billy Tea Safaris operates small personalised Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation tours, where the rainforest meets the reef! On this full-day rainforest tour from Cairns, you will explore all the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation region has to offer. As one of the only tour companies to travel on the Bloomfield Track, your experience will be like no other!

Sit back and relax in comfort in our custom-built 4WD air-conditioned vehicles while listening to informative and entertaining commentary by your local naturalist guide who has extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, history of the area and aboriginal culture. Learn all about the oldest rainforest in the world, the Daintree. Your day will be a memory of a lifetime!

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Billy Tea Safari’s offers the only Full Day Outback Tour from Cairns!

Explore the Chillagoe Caves, Granite Gorge and other highlights of Tropical North Queensland on this full-day tour from Cairns.

Your day begins with a pick up by your friendly accredited guide in a custom-built air-conditioned four wheel drive vehicle. After introductions and getting to know your fellow passengers for the day, they’ll ascend the McAllister Ranges looking for many different species of bush birds, including emus, wedge-tail eagles, squatter pigeons, kangaroos and frilled neck lizards along the way to your first stop at Skybury Coffee Plantation in Mareeba for morning tea.

Travel out to Chillagoe while listening to the informative commentary by your guide who will share information about the region’s wildlife, history and Aboriginal culture. Explore the Chillagoe-Mungaga Caves National Park with an expert local guide, travel through historic mining towns and small outback communities, see the Chillagoe Smelter Ruins, visit Balancing Rock for an amazing photo opportunity, see and learn about aboriginal rock art and visit Granite Gorge to see the wallabies. You’ll also be treated to an Aussie outback pub lunch and tropical fruit tastings for afternoon tea.

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Experience the best of the Tablelands region with Billy Tea Safaris; exploring the high-country west of the city; sampling local produce and meeting local characters along the way!

Travel 500 metres above sea-level and drive out of the rainforest and on to visit multi-cultural village of Mareeba and award-winning Coffee Works for an introduction to Australia’s largest coffee-growing region. Continue on through the banana plantations, sugar cane, and through the townships of Tolga and Atherton on route to Historic Village Herberton, voted on TripAdvisor as one of the top 10 museums to visit Australia! Billy Tea Safari’s is the only group tour that includes Admission to Historic Village Herberton. Enjoy a selection of local tropical fruits and cheese.

Continuing on Queensland’s highest scenic drive with epic views of the Tablelands and the Great Dividing Range, stop at a scenic lookout and also the iconic Millaa Millaa falls for a photo opportunity (and a swim!). Enjoy lunch at the Australian Platypus Centre. You might be lucky enough to spot a platypus! Walk into the rainforest to view one of Australia’s oldest trees, The Curtain Fig Tree; 500 years old. Finish the day at The Humpy Store to purchase local produce.

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