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Explore the Kuranda Rainforest at night on this 4-wheel-drive adventure from Cairns and the Northern Beaches. Experience outback traditions as you sip billy-tea by a campfire, and fill up on an Aussie barbecue before traversing World Heritage–listed landscapes in a sturdy 4WD Hummer. Cross the Atherton Tablelands to Granite Gorge, look for wild kangaroos and nocturnal birds, and gaze up at the stars, away from city lights. Tour is limited to 20 people.


  • Night tour by 4WD Hummer in the rainforest, from Cairns or the Northern Beaches
  • Start your evening with a barbecue and billy-tea, a quintessential Australian tea made by campfire in the outback
  • Explore the World Heritage–listed Kuranda Rainforest after dark, and cross the Atherton Tablelands to Granite Gorge
  • See nocturnal wildlife in its natural environment, and come face-to-face with rock-wallabies

What You Can Expect

Kuranda Rainforest Night Adventure Tour by Hummer

Rock wallabies

Your tour starts with evening pickup in Cairns or the Northern Beaches by coach for the drive into the rugged bushland just outside Kuranda. When you arrive at the outdoor campfire, enjoy a barbecue that includes kangaroo and crocodile sausage, toasted marshmallows and traditional Australian billy-tea. While you relax underneath a mango tree, soak up the outback atmosphere and gaze at the stars.

After eating, hop into your American military Hummer for your 4WD adventure across a creek and into the rainforest. Driven by your guide, the all-terrain high-performance vehicle has no problem navigating off-road trails and features a spotlight to help you catch sight of wildlife that roam the forest after dark. Traverse the Atherton Tablelands to Granite Gorge, and stop to check out curious rock-wallabies, who will eat right out of your hands (food is provided). Keep your eyes open for a lucky sighting of a mama wallaby with a small joey (baby) in her pouch.

Watch for nocturnal birds, and catch a glimpse of the large, animal-shaped, volcano-formed boulders that dot the savannah before your tour ends with the drive back to your hotel for drop-off.

Customer Reviews

Mary E K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

A very surprising trip!! Was short but worth the money!! Can't tell you, to ruin the surprise. Not for the fine, precise people. Have to be a adventous person to do this!!! We had a blast!!! We loved feeding the wallybys too! So much fun. Thank you. Kinner USA

anna michelle c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Absolutely fantastic.. the staff were magnificent..Shaun and Daryl were brilliant..Much better than anticipated.. Best trip children loved it sooo much. First class,superb !


2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better May 2016

Well the night Hummer tour was not what I thought is would be. Not at all what was described in the online description. Hummer was old and almost didn't start, the tour was in a pasture in some guys back yard, where we went around the same trail like 3 to 4 times and then came back to his backyard, not too impressed! On a better note the highlight was going and getting to feed the wallabies, I did get the impression like we weren't supposed to be there though, maybe it was just because it was kind of late and the place is in a campground.


1 star rating: I do not recommend this August 2016

Dont waste your money complete rip off! This was the only part of a 2 week trip that was a total rip off. The pick-up/transfer was ok but thats where it ended.

We arrived at the BBQ by turning into someones backyard, we felt like this was a scam. No big Aussie BBQ, there was a picnic table set in a carport tent w/sausage, salad, and hamburger buns. Our lighting was the van headlights. Each person got two small sausages to taste, salad no dressing and a bun w/o butter, flimsy paper plates, and you had to eat on a small bench around a campfire for 15 mins before the Hummer ride. The driver/guide had no communication skills and told us he wasnt hired for his cooking. He asked us to sign the liability forms to which he joked wed be signing all of our property over to him. The bathroom was a port-o-potty filled with fire ants.

We were told several times to leave anything valuable in the van before the Hummer ride, just felt weird. The ride was approx 10 minutes, consisted of the driver getting in/out several times to close cattle gates so animals would not get out. This was not a Rainforest Night Adventure. The Hummer was not in good shape my husbands seatbelt didnt work. The driver kept telling us how important it was to wear our seat belts since itd be bumpy and you might hit the roof however, it was ironic that he the driver never put on his belt.

The bus driver was the tour guide for the rest of the night. We were having Billy Tea which was just black tea. You were given a mini cup of tea and a small metal skewer to toast a marshmallow, so cheesy.

Then it was time to get back into the van to drive another 30 mins to feed wild wallabies at a campground that felt like we were trespassing. Then it was a long trip back to town. All in all you were in the van for approximately 3.5 hours of the 4.5 trip.

I wouldnt waste a penny on this excursion. The way it was described is absolutely false advertising.

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