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The Paronella Experience - Afternoon Tour - Cairns Departure


Allow yourself to enter Jose Paronella's amazing dream world kingdom complete with a castle set in a luscious rainforest.


  • The only tour which offers the full Paronella Park experience day and night
  • Learn about the history, local area and story of Paronella Park
  • Tour Queensland´s first privately owned hydroelectric plant
  • Explore the history museum and see the beautiful Mena Creek Falls
  • Evening light show or orchestral entertainment (seasonal)
  • Amazing photo opportunities

Visit Jose Paronella´s dreamland park, a luscious tropical rainforest filled with amazing sights and activities.

Visit his castle beside the delightful Mena Creek Falls and afterward enjoy a picnic amongst some of the 7,500 tropical plants and trees.

Wander over bridges, through tunnels, and into the tennis courts at this 5 hectare National and State listed property.

Take in glorious the birdlife, and feed the turtles and fish in this wonderland that has received multiple tourism awards since its opening in 1935.

Drink in the amazing history of Queensland´s first privately owned hydroelectric plant.

This fun filled trip includes a visit to Mena Creek Hotel, voted best country pub in Queensland, where guests can sample some of the local beers or purchase a delicious meal.

After dinner we return to Paronella for a fantastic darkness tour, where you'll have the opportunity to take some fabulous photos of the waterfalls and castles by night.

Experience the amazing light show (Nov - Apr) or the live strings orchestra performance (May- Oct).

Departing Paronella Park, we make a short stop for stargazing (weather permitting) before dropping you back at your accommodation.

Depart from Cairns with the only tour that offers the full Paronella Park experience day and night.

Allow Jose Paronella's dream to become your own!

Pick-Up: Free hotel pick up & drop off within the Cairns CBD Area. If required, please select pick up option upon check-out.

Overnight option available - speak to the tour operator after booking to discuss options.

Adult $158.00 (Aged 16+)
Child $118.00 (Aged 5-15 years)
Infant $0.00 (Aged 0-4 years)
Senior $148.00 (Senior Card Holders)

What's included

  • Return transfers from Cairns in air conditioned vehicle
  • Admission to Paronella Park
  • Day Tour of the park with 24 Month Return Pass
  • Hydro Tour
  • Night Tour of the Park
  • History museum
  • Free gift
  • Live commentary, storytelling & audio podcast
  • Bottle of water
  • Mandarin, Cantonese Japanese & Korean Tour guides available at Paronella Park on request
  • Wallaby spotting
  • Visit Babinda Boulders


  • Allow approximately 9 hours for the whole experience


Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Full Payment is required at time of booking & is non refundable with out approval from Tour Logistics. Date changes can be made upon request & will depend on Availability. Tour Logistics Reserves the right to Cancel the tour at anytime due to Safety or anything unforeseen & out of our control such as weather. Tour Logistics is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal items carried on the tour..

Available Bookings from 02 Jul to 08 Jul 2022

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All prices are shown in AUD ($)

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Fri 8 Jul

  • Adult$158.00
  • Child$118.00
  • Infant Free
  • Senior$148.00

  • Adult$110.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$118.00
  • Infant Free
  • Senior$148.00

  • Adult$111.00
  • Child$84.00
  • Infant Free
  • Senior$104.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


31 reviews

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Marilina Brown from Australia wrote on 31 July 2020

A must for all.

What a fantastic piece of history. Definitely a man beyond his years. From Jenna our driver to Les our guide and Mark the owner, what a wealth of knowledge. All lovely, funny and friendly. The park is amazing and well worth waiting for all these years to finally get here. Not disappointed at all. The hype was correct. A true bargain for a once of payment for a 2 year attendance which we will definitely take up. Next time we will take advantage of the camping next door and do a self tour as there is so much more to explore. Pictures definitely do not do this place justice. So many hidden surprises and everyone on the night tour received a little gift as a thank you for attending. Instead the thanks go to those that have worked hard in preserving the beauty of Paronella and making it come alive. Also had dinner at the Mena Creek Hotel which is 500 yards up from the park. Service and food are great and reasonably priced. Definitely recommend. Until next time.

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Dear Marilina Thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful review. I will pass your comments onto the people involved that make this tour so special. Kind regards Tommy & The Tour Logistics Team

Loutsian from Australia wrote on 22 July 2020

Very nice place

This place is very nice ! Thanks to Tommy for his energy and to his team for discovering this special place. It's worth a visit if you're in the Cairns area ! The team was great, the bus very clean and we were a small group so perfect. I recommend it

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Thank you so much for your commentary about the cleanliness of the bus, as we at Tour Logistics will continue to maintain high standard in the industry. We look forward to your return to Cairns and will continue to personalize the experience for everyone. many thanks Tommy

Karen Denham from Australia wrote on 27 April 2022

Paronella Park.

We had a fabulous day. Our driver/ guide Jenna really made it so. She was very knowledgeable, and passionate about the area and history. Well worth the trip, and I would strongly recommend it.

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Belinda-Jane Hockey from Australia wrote on 05 January 2022

Highly recommend!

Was our first visit to Cairns and the Paronella Park tour was our 1st of the week. Greg was our tour guide and he was awesome! Very informative and friendly and made us feel welcomed. I loved the smaller group we had, lovely people, Got to tick this of my bucket list! :D

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gahyeon from Australia wrote on 31 December 2021

Fantastic day.

The guide is so kind. It rained a little, but this isn't a problem. Regardless of the weather, you can enjoy it and I got a picture of my life. In the middle of tea time and bananas freshly purchased from the farm were also available. The waterfall was so cool, too. It was perfect. I really recommend it.

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