Blue Adventures

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Discover the unique animals, lush rainforest and natural beauty of the Queensland outback with Blue Adventures.

Blue Adventures are a specialist rainforest and wildlife tour operator based in Port Douglas offering private tours for couples, families and small groups.

Join a Blue Adventures tour and see kangaroos, emus, platypus, wallabies, native birds, reptiles and plenty more native Australian wildlife in its natural setting.

On their tours they explore the ancients rainforests of Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, Outback Queensland wetlands and grasslands popular with wildlife.

Your private Blue Dive guide will share with you the fascinating story of these and the native wildlife that lives here.

Their private tours are catered to your needs and interests and all trips are led by their expert Blue Adventures guides.

Our tours

Full Day Private Wildlife Tour

Australia is home to an abundance of unique and unusual animals that are found nowhere else in the world. Join a Blue Adventures tour and spot wild animals in their natural habitat including emus, platypus, kangaroos, wallabies, native birds, freshwater turtles and more!

The World Heritage rainforests, wetlands and tropical savanna of north Queensland offer a diverse range of native wildlife habitat. Blue Adventures has access to a range of unique and little-known destinations where they can take their private guests to view and photograph Australian animals in the wild.

Their typical itinerary has them begin the day with an outback wetlands where they often find emus and wallabies, as well as an abundance of birdlife.

They then visit grasslands where they find hundreds of wild kangaroos lazing in the shade during the heat of the day.

In the afternoon take a rainforest nature walk to look for rare tree kangaroos, forest dragons and other rainforest wildlife.

Late in the day visit a site where they have a very high chance of seeing platypus and freshwater turtles in the wild.

The tour includes a delicious lakeside lunch, snacks, all entry fees and photographs from your day.

Indicative rates

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$890 $1250
Small group Wildlife and Rainforest tour

A Blue Adventures wildlife and rainforest tour is the best way to see some of Australia's most iconic animals and discover the World Heritage rainforests of far north Queensland.

With a maximum of just six guests, our tour will allow you to get up close and personal with wild animals, get hands-on in the rainforest and really learn about the environments your exploring.

Join a Blue Adventures Tour and see - in their natural habitat - emus, an abundance of kangaroos and wallabies, incredible bird life, frill-necked lizards and much more. They never know what else they will see on these tours, that’s part of the fun…but the areas they visit also contain populations of very rare Lumholtz tree kangaroo, the elusive duck-billed platypus and the endangered Southern cassowary.

Indicative rates

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$250 $250

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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.

Blackbutt

Blackbutt, South Burnett Area
The distinctive song of the bellbird can be heard in the natural surrounds of Blackbutt, a pretty town, rich in history and heritage and framed by native flora and mountain views. Bushwalkers, cyclists and horse riders can use the Blackbutt Rail Trail entrance to access the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail – the Trail can also be accessed from the Rail Head at Yarraman – refer to the Yarraman section for more detail.

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).

Benarkin State Forest Park

Benarkin, South Burnett Area
Free Entry
Benarkin State Forest on the Blackbutt Range is a great spot to picnic, fish, spot platypus or hike or ride on forest trails. Explore the unsealed 16 kilometre scenic forest drive, which leads off the D'Aguilar Highway, through rainforest, hoop pine plantations and eucalypt forests containing blackbutt, tallowwood, white mahogany, gums and ironbarks to small flats beside the inviting waters of Emu Creek.

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.

Mount Wooroolin Lookout

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
Free Entry
You'll find great views from Mount Wooroolin Lookout, just over four kilometres west of Kingaroy. Established in 1988 as a bicentennial project by Kingaroy Shire Council, the area features a grassed area with picnic tables and wood barbecues.

Cherbourg

Cherbourg, Cherbourg Area
Cherbourg is located off the Buyna Highway in the South Burnett region, very close to the dam wall of Bjelke-Petersen Dam. Cherbourg is home to a sizeable Aboriginal community and is the oldest and largest government settlement in Queensland.

Kumbia

Kumbia, South Burnett Area
Kumbia is a small town nestled into the foothills of the Bunya Mountains, on the Bunya Highway, between the Mountains and Kingaroy. This picturesque little town offers a great opportunity to stop and stock up on groceries and fuel before you head up into the Bunyas - note there are only basic supplies available at The Bunyas general store and no fuel or bottle shop on the mountain.

Wondai

Wondai, South Burnett Area
Wondai is the ideal place from which to explore local art and craft, museums and Lake Boondooma. Between the towns of Murgon and Kingaroy, Wondai features cattle and grain growing country as well as grasslands interspersed with eucalypt forests.
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