Chillagoe Caves & Outback day tour- Billy Tea Safari

Chillagoe Caves & Outback- Billy Tea Safaris

Includes Chillagoe, Mareeba, Aboriginal Rock Art & Australian Outback
Pickup from Cairns, Northern Beaches & Port Douglas from 06.30 a.m.
Departing mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays (or by request on other days requiring minimum numbers). Tour does not operate Good Friday, 17th July or Christmas Day.


Billy Tea Safaris is a small locally owned tour operator, which operates small personalised tours with custom built 4WD vehicles, and your naturalist guides have extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, history of the area and aboriginal culture, which will ensure your day will be a memory of a lifetime.

Prices: $ 205 adult/ $ 175 Child (0-14 years old)

Highlights of your day in the Outback

  • Travel off the beaten track down exclusive 4WD backroads
  • Morning tea (coffee/tea/cakes/sausage rolls) in Dimbulah
  • Spot kangaroos, emus, wallabies, wedge-tail eagles (wildlife galore!) all day in the Outback
  • Drive past diverse dry tropical farmlands
  • Pass through historic mining ghost towns and small outback communities
  • Visit the local Aboriginal Rock Art and Balancing Rock
  • Local Chillagoe Gift Shop is a must see!
  • Find fossils in ancient limestone casts at Chillagoe
  • Explore the famous Chillagoe Caves
  • View the once booming Chillagoe smelter ruins
  • Outback Aussie lunch in 100-year-old pub
  • Feed the wallabies at Granite Gorge and see local wildlife 
  • Small-group tour in a luxury 4WD

Board the custom built 4WD vehicle and travel through the back blocks of this wetland area viewing Wallabies, Emus and other wildlife and then along the agricultural paddocks of this fertile area, where you will have a chance to see, Paw Paw, Lychee, Longen, Mangoes, just to name a few eventually crossing over the Great Divide and into the Western watershed, we are now in the Australian Outback. Take a step back in time as we travel through historical towns stopping at Dimbulah for morning tea. Rolling hills rich in mineral eventually giving way to towering limestone karsts scattered around Chillagoe Township.

*Prices are subject to change from 1st April 2019

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