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The Outback 

“The Outback doesn’t refer to desert, the Outback isn’t a place on a map; it’s a place in the heart. It’s an attitude, how to treat people, a way of behaving. It’s a belief system where life is simpler, less complicated and more ‘Fair Dinkum’. Far North Queensland was populated only due to the mineralisation discovered in the late 1800’s. With the decline of this resource, these towns have all but disappeared leaving nothing but a graveyard of history and the Outback.”


One Day Outback Tours for Couples (AUD$260pp)

One Day Outback Tour for Small Groups (AUD$220pp)

Private Charters offer Half and Full Day Tours for to 6 people (AUD$85ph)

Multipal Day Tours by negotiation 

Gary is a passionate and proud Far North Queenslander who loves to show off this special part of Australia. His tours often access forgotten towns steeped in early white man’s history and unspoiled rainforest and access sights that are largely unknown or considered inaccessible. Guests can make informed decisions regarding what they would like to see with a final quote given when an itinerary is decided upon. You will be well looked after while experiencing unique Outback Characters and breathtaking views. Perentie Tours are in no way ‘Touristy’ but rather a genuine look at life in the Outback.

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When to visit Cairns

Every time of the year displays the diversity of the Australian Outback. Mid-year (June/July) is our green season after the completion of the wet season (January/February). In stark contrast to the dry season (October/November) that has its own charm with spectacular sunsets. It would be shame not to experience the many contrasts of both nature and human involvement.




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The Perentie (Varanus giganteus) is the world’s fourth largest lizard and the largest lizard in Australia.  The Perentie was a favorite food for aboriginals and can run on two or four legs.

Conditions, Cancellation and Indemnity Policy: Perentie Tours reserves the right to alter itineraries and change the structure of tours if required. This could be a result of weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. Any personal expenses incurred by loss or damage of items or as a result of delays or alterations to any tour are the responsibility of the clients. 50% Refund will be given for cancellations within 48 hours notice of tour departure and no refund for those who are ‘no show’. Extenuating circumstances requiring tour refunds will be assessed on a case by case basis. 

When booking your tour, please be aware that Off-road four wheeled driving and caving holds certain risks and that you assume all responsibility of risk and release Perentie Tours staff and associates from all liability actions causes of action debts claims and demands of every kind and nature whatsoever which may arise out of or in connection with these tours which includes any pre-existing injury or condition. The terms hereof shall serve as a release of risk for any heirs executors and administrators and all members of my family including any minors accompanying you with you acting as their guardian. Further information can be found here.