Paronella Park, Josephine Falls, Mamu Skywalk Afternoon Evening Tour

Tour Code: 341

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

Paronella Park Half Day Tours
  • Visit the multi award winning Paronella Park day and night
  • Visit the Mamu Tropical skywalk which lookouts out thru the mountainous valleys from the 37 metre tall tower

Included In Price

  • Courtesy return transfers from Cairns Accommodation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Driver/Guide
  • Josephine Falls
  • Entry into Mamu Tropical Skywalk
  • Interpretive headsets at Mamu Tropical Skywalk
  • Entry into Paronella Park
  • Guided tour at Paronella Park
  • Wildlife Spotting
  • Star Gazing

This is one of the only guided afternoon tours that shows guests the most beautiful rainforests and waterfall regions of southern Cairns along with visiting the multi award winning Paronella Park both during the daylight and night time .

The air conditioned coach collects guests from the hotel accommodation in Cairns at around 12.30 midday for an afternoon scenic drive south to makes its way to Josephine Falls one of the most beautiful locations to swim, relax and cool off, then it’s onto the Mamu Tropical Skywalk tower to take in the views from the 37 metre tall tower platform.

This is a half day tour from Cairns like no other that also goes into the night.

From here you can see thru all the valleys and mountains to the rainforests. This is the tallest viewing tower in Tropical North Queensland Australia  

The highlight of the tour is a visit both day and night to Paronella Park to see the results of the labour of love and hear the story that was the reason for building this castle in the rainforest

It’s time for dinner at Mena Creek Hotel and then the eagerly awaited Darkness Falls Paronella Park tour along with a bit of star gazing and wallaby spotting.

Explore Southern Cairns Rainforests and Waterfalls

Leaving Cairns at around 12.30 midday your coach driver gives you a run-down of the things you will do, the places you will go and the things you will see so that you are fully aware of what exciting attractions lay ahead for you

The rainforests around Cairns are the oldest known rainforests in the world thus the World Heritage listing status.

These rainforests are a place of beauty, a place of many secrets and home to an amazing variety of rare plants and animals. 

Begin your afternoon tour in this incredible eco-system with your first stop at the incredible Josephine Falls. 

Enjoy a guided rainforest walks and  take a refreshing swim under the waterfall - or be brave and try the natural rock waterslide.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Then it is onto north Queensland’s tallest tower the Mamu Tropical Skywalk which reaches up to 37 metres. 

Built high in the rainforest with trees brought down by Tropical Cyclone Larry, this boardwalkhigh inthe Wooroonooran National Park is the best place to take in the views over the valleys and mountains.

There is plenty of time to rest and take a causal look around if you are not keen to walk up the gentle pathways or climb the stairs to the tower.

Paronella Park Tour

Paronella Park has been voted as the winner of the RACQ 150 Must Do’s in Queensland in past years and multiple tourism awards to allow it to enter the “Hall of Fame” as one of the best tourism attractions in Australia.

This Heritage Listed Spanish Castle in the rainforest built by Jose Paronella and opened to the public in 1935.

Popular throughout the war years as a place for high tea, tea dances & lawn tennis matches,  It has weathered many a cyclone and flood but the buildings &gardens have withstood Mother Nature’s challenges to the delight of visitors from the world over.

You will return to Paronella Park after dinner at Mena Creek Hotel for an after dark tour

Mena Creek Hotel

Choose from the 5 delicious meals at this historic local hotels menu and settle back for a nice beverage and relive the activities of the day so far for the next hour

Darkness Falls Tour on Paronella Park

The fully restored hydro-electricity plant that Jose Paronella originally built lights up the castles interiors and exteriors making for some extraordinary photographic opportunities.

The gardens come alive and you will see the wallabies taking advantage of the light to find  food in the gardens.

Take time to view the night sky away fromthecity lights before heading home to our Cairns accommodation to settle in for the evening.

See more half day and evening tours in Cairns.

Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
Departs From


Departure Time

12:30 from Cairns

Departure Instructions

Be ready at hotel lobby at least 5-10 minutes prior to departure time

Pickup Locations


  • Northern Beaches and Palm Cove Transfers available at additional cost
  • Cairns
  • Josephine Falls
  • Mamu Skywalk
  • Paronella Park
  • Mena Creek Hotel for dinner
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday

Closed Christmas Day
May not operate during severe flooding


8.5 hours

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Upgrade to include dinner at Mena Creek Hotel
  • Northern Beaches Transfers
Fitness Level Required


  • Comfortable clothing
  • Jacket in winter months
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Swim wear
  • Towel
  • Cash or credit card for additonal purchases
  • Camera

Customer Reviews

Average Rating

Sandra S

Reviewed on August 18, 2018

We very much enjoyed this tour. From the booking through to pick-up and drop off everything was excellent. Stu our driver and tour guide was most informative and friendly, we liked him a lot! Even saw him again up at Kuranda the next day when he was driving the shuttle up there. All parts of the tour were excellent, Josephine Falls, the Mamu Skywalk and Paronella Park (both day and night visit). Stopping off on a lovely clear night to see the stars and spot the wallabies, most interesting. Meal at the Mena Creek Pub very good. Stu is a fountain of knowledge! Very good value for money. Highly recommended.

Response From Barrier Reef Australia

Thank you very much for your review of the Paronella Park tour Sandra Your feedback is vital for our tour operators, our guests and of course The Tour Specialists team We hope to see you in Cairns again for your next holiday

lynette k

Reviewed on August 17, 2017

Tour was very interesting. We were given a great running commentary on where we were going and what was around us. Paronella Park was a beautiful place and the meal at the pub was a great feed. The skywalk was good, beautiful big trees. You could spend a lot more time at all the attractions but everything is run to a timetable. Poor bus drivers are more like sheppards keeping their flock together. Good day out

Response From Barrier Reef Australia

Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted you enjoyed this very special part of Tropical North Queensland. We are very proud of our Natural beauty and pioneering history and this tour offers the best locations based on a day trip from Cairns. We look forward to welcoming you back to our unique and beautiful location soon.

  • Child price applies to children 4 to 14
  • Family Fare: 2 Adults and 2 Children

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions page here for details prior to booking.

Cancellations received within 24 hours of departure are subject to full cancellation.

Paronella Park, Josephine Falls, Mamu Skywalk Afternoon Evening Tour

Tour Code: 341

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns

Paronella Park Half Day Tours



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$99.00
Family: au$405.00

Tour Code: 341



15 yrs & over

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+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
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