A mere 1 hour drive from Cairns via the scenic Gillies Highway brings you to the cool atmosphere of the Atherton Tablelands, where you will come across a beautiful, enchanting natural lake hidden in World Heritage Rainforest.Put Lake Barrine Rainforest Cruise and Teahouse into our Yungaburra sightseeing planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Whether you're interested in a fully guided boat tour of the lake and its creatures, a swim in the 10,000-year-old freshwater lake (along with a few friendly ducks), or a quick snack at the lakeside teahouse amongst beautiful terraced gardens, Lake Barrine offers one of the most beautiful and relaxing environments in the tropics.
The Rainforest and Wildlife Cruise
Lake Barrine Boat Cruise
Lake Barrine is world famous for it’s informative relaxing rainforest & wildlife cruises around the volcanic crater brim. The 40-minute, 6km cruises provides a close-up view of one of the most complex and amazing rainforest eco-systems in the world.
The 45 minute Rainforest and Wildlife Cruise operates daily.
The multi-award winning Devonshire Teas and tasty light lunches can be enjoyed on the balcony of the charming 80 year old teahouse while taking in the serene lake views.
The Teahouse/Restaurant is open from 9am every day except Christmas Day and continues to support local producers
How to get here:
Tropical Horizons Tours - a local Cairns tours company and was first established in 1988 to service Cairns and Port Douglas tours and is a recognized leader in quality tours in the Cairns, Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation regions of Tropical North. Queensland. www.tropicalhorizonstours.com.au
Northern Experience Eco Tours is another great way to experience a day tour which includes the Lake Barrine Rainforest Cruise and morning tea for more information go to www.northernexperience.com.au
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Lake Barrine Rainforest Cruise and Teahouse Reviews
The owner of the Teahouse is the grandson of the first owners. He does the 40 minutes boat tours himself. I did’nt expect much, but what a pleasant and excellent surprise! The weather was not that goo... more »
Arrived at the teahouse and tested the scones and soup of the day. Perfect. We enjoyed a great time on the cruise with personal commentary. The skipper was a grandson of the original owner! There is a... more »
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