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Great Northern Birdwatching Tours

Specialised birdwatching tours in Cairns, Atherton Tablelands, Cape York, Gulf of Carpentaria & Western Queensland. The Australian landscape offers a wide range of experiences, however, few are as unique or majestic as those found in ‘Far North Queensland’.
The region boasts an area of stunningly diverse bio-systems, from World Heritage listed rainforests, remote beaches, to open savannah and ancient escarpment country, all areas rich in their own unique birding opportunities. Talk to us today about our birdwatching tours!

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Birdwatching Tours

Our scheduled tour options are available below or contact us for a private charter.

Cairns Birdwatching

1/2 to multi-day tours

Cape York

10 day tours

Gulf of Carpentaria

6 day tours

Queensland's Channel Country

11 day tours

Northern Australia

17 day tours

Iron Range

7 day tours

Boodjamulla & Gulf Country

10 day tours

Iron Range 'Green Season'

6 day tours

Stunning diverse bio-systems, from World Heritage listed rainforests, remote beaches, to open savannahs and ancient escarpment country, all areas rich in their own unique birding opportunities.

Wedge-tailed Eagle

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Plan your trip

Great Northern Tours are more than happy to discuss a suitable tour option whether it be on one of our scheduled tours or a private charter for you and your group. Our local knowledge on seasonal changes, road conditions and birding hotspots is a great advantage particularly in remote areas of Queensland.

Please don’t hesitate to email any enquiries or requests that you may have to cover a specific destination, timeframe or target bird species.

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reviews

What people are saying?

 

Lynette

I travelled with David et al to Iron Ranges in Oct 2020. It was fabulous and I was in birding heaven. David and Janet (behind the scenes) are extremely personable and organised. Everything was taken care of and all I had to do apart from be driven by David in a very comfortable large 4WD to the next spot, was “bird”! Accommodation and catering were excellent. Really looking forward to my next trip with David in June for Outback Queensland.

Elizabeth & John Bennett

“We recently joined the 7-day Iron Range tour with Great Northern Tours and were immensely satisfied with the whole experience. With just four participants, in a great vehicle for the terrain and climate, it was a very comfortable and enjoyable adventure. David not only knows the birds extremely well, he loves the landscape and ecosystems of Cape York, where he has lived and worked for many years.”

Sue McIlwraith

“What a wonderful experience doing a tour with David. Booking was very easy with David regularly updating us on the current travel conditions etc. We did a wet season trip to Iron Range and saw & photographed all the endemic birds up there, thanks to David’s knowledge of the area.
Well done David “