Back Country Bliss Adventures

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Eco-adventure guiding company based in magnificent Port Douglas, offering River Drift Snorkelling, Bush Walks, Jungle Surfing Daintree Day, Four wheel drive tours to Cape Tribulation, The Atherton Tablelands and more. Their adventure guides create unique journeys to suit holiday and budget requirements, with beautiful Rainforest locations, exceptional equipment and highest safety standards, to ensure you get the most from your holiday adventures.

Combine activities, such as River Drift Snorkel and Jungle Surfing for a great Tropical North Queensland adventure. Back Country Bliss Adventures recommends partaking in a cultural tour with an Indigenous guide some time during your stay. Their strong environmental philosophies and desire to educate and protect the natural world are second to none. Their staff hope that you too will share this experience and appreciate the value in protecting this wonderful part of the planet well into the future!

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Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

Daintree Adventure Day Including Jungle Surfing

Come along and experience the oldest continuous rainforest on the planet from above and beyond!

Picking up in Port Douglas, you travel by ferry over the Daintree River up to Cape Tribulation Beach, visiting beautiful rainforest boardwalks and Cape Trib beach along the way. You then Jungle Surf through the canopy of this ancient rainforest area before indulging in a Restaurant lunch, deep in the Rainforest.

After lunch it's sweet Bio-Dynamic and Organic ice-cream, then onto Alexandra Range lookout to admire the view over the Daintree River and Coral Sea. Finally a wildlife crocodile spotting boat cruise on the Daintree River and back to Port Douglas, with the option of a refreshing river swim on the way... by far a very cool day.

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$165 $250
River Drift Snorkelling

Experience the magic of the rainforest from above and below the water! Imagine entering a rainforest that is millions of years old - the crystal clear, healing waters cascading down the river giving life to the rainforest plants and animals.

Allow the gentle waters to guide you through the Rainforest on this unique half-day journey, floating effortlessly down the river, being an observer of the flourishing aquatic life, rainforest butterflies and water birds of the area. This is one of the most unique things you will ever do!

Expect to see up to a dozen different species of Fresh Water Tropical Fish, Saw Shelled Turtle, Rainforest birdsong and beautiful River plants.

All ages catered for, but please check current River conditions when booking.

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$99 $99
Bush Walking Half Day

With breathtaking scenery and rainforest canopies, delicious snacks and tropical fruits, great little half-day walks are through ancient rainforest even older than the Amazon!

Just a short drive from Port Douglas this is a great option for those who have done the reef and would like to stretch the legs a little with some quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of Port Douglas and the crowds of Cape Tribulation. Their fully qualified Bushwalking guides will also give informative commentary about the local area highlighting history, bush foods, flora and fauna.

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$120 $120

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Nanango

Nanango, South Burnett Area
Queensland’s fourth oldest town and the second largest in the South Burnett, Nanango is a vibrant centre steeped in heritage while still retaining its tranquil rural charm. This friendly country town surrounded by vine scrublands and eucalypt forests enjoys cool summers and brisk winters.

Inverlaw

Inverlaw, South Burnett Area
Around 20 minutes' drive from Kingaroy, you will find Inverlaw - a picturesque patchwork landscape of rural farmlands. Local property Mulanah Gardens Bed and Breakfast Cottages is a quiet and beautiful place to take some time out and relax and also operates MG Delights that serves sweet and savoury treats and coffee in the lovely gardens each Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Coral Gardens Dive Site Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
Located on the Inner Gneerings off Mooloolaba, the Coral Gardens are like a small section of the Great Barrier Reef on the Sunshine Coast. Lovely hard and soft corals rule this reef in depths from 10 to 15 metres, with the site topography dominated by a series of gutters.

Nanango Fauna Reserve

Nanango, South Burnett Area
Free Entry
Just ten minutes out of Nanango, the peaceful Nanango Fauna Reserve offers many different environments to explore, from seasonal waterholes to eucalypt woodland, acacia scrub, and dry vine scrub. It is a bird watcher's delight with a variety of species to be found including the Yellow-Faced Honeyeater, Australian Darter, Varied Sittella, Nankeen Night Heron, and Little Black and Little Pied Cormorant.

Murgon

Murgon, South Burnett Area
Amid tranquil bush land and diverse farmlands, the historic town of Murgon, settled in 1846, offers a relaxed pace and the perfect base to discover the Barambah Wine Trail. The trail takes in the nearby winery area of Moffatdale where you’ll find the largest vineyard in Queensland and five vineyards and cellar doors within a 15-kilometre radius of Murgon.

Birdwatching in the South Burnett

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
Free Entry
With more than 350 recorded species, the South Burnett is a bird watchers dream. The region is known for the Black-breasted Button-quail and Glossy Black-Cockatoo, but expect to see the likes of the Red-rumped Parrot, Regent Bowerbird, Rainbow Bee-eater, Dollarbird and Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater too.

Maidenwell

Maidenwell, South Burnett Area
Maidenwell is a charming village at the gateway to the Bunya Mountains. Stop in at the quaint country pub for a beer or relax over lunch and a coffee at the Maidenwell Trading Post (home to locally-grown Yalbury Olive products).

Gordonbrook Dam

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
Free Entry
Gordonbrook Dam is the sole water supply for Kingaroy and a peaceful spot to unwind. Originally built in 1941 as a water supply for the Royal Australian Air Force Training Base during WWII, the dam wall was raised in 1987 to inundate an area of 229 hectares - the dam we have today.

The Palms National Park

Cooyar, Toowoomba Area
Free Entry
Tucked away in the hills east of Cooyar, The Palms National Park is a gem worth making an effort to visit. Small in size, but big in nature, this tiny patch of rainforest is filled with impressive piccabeen palms, towering fig trees and a rich suite of birdlife.

Maclagan

Maclagan, Toowoomba Area
Maclagan is a small town located at the foothills of the Bunya Mountains National Park. The town is a close neighbour to Quinalow, perched on Myall Creek. Be sure to explore the network of beautiful bushwalking tracks nearby in the Bunya Mountains National Park.
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