Start your day with early morning pickup from your accommodation in Cairns or the Northern Beaches.
Head to the viewing platform at Devil’s Drop in the Crystal Cascades, then walk a short distance to the higher reaches of the tropical watercourse. Your guide provides a detailed safety talk and the necessary gear, including helmet, canyoning harness, shoes, long-sleeve thermal top, neoprene shorts, and a low-profile padded life jacket that provides extra protection from the rocks.
Your first abseil of the day takes on a 37-foot (11-meter) descent down a huge granite rock next to a waterfall. At the bottom, cool off on the slippery slide, then continue to the biggest drop of the day: a 99-foot (30-meter) abseil down the Big Cheese.
The watercourse contains a total of eight rappels, three jumps, two slides, and one zipline, with a hand line along the way for safety. Keep your eyes open for wildlife including monitor lizards, birds, and colorful butterflies and dragonflies.
Upon completion of the course, stop for a light lunch before returning to your Cairns or Northern Beaches accommodation.