Rainforest Rock-Climbing Tour
Immerse yourself in nature with our premium Rianforest Rock-Climbing Tour and only 25 minutes from Cairns, Firstly you will find this unique site set on the banks of the Barron River. Then nestled within a lush North Queensland rainforest environment. Then you’ll get some great views of the gorge, river and surrounding hill tops. Finally we will explore all aspects of this site with a variety of rock climbing, caving and abseil activities, all in the one tour!
Rainforest Rock-Climbing Tour
- Includes in-town hotel pickup (Cairns to Palm Cove)
- Personalised tours (generally two) with a maximum of four participants
- Family of three or four, we do a tour for you.
Simply select the discounted family option upon booking
- We cater to all levels of experience and ability
- Multiple Rock Climbing, Abseil & Caving activities
- Four hour return tour, with up-to three hours on site
- All equipment including climbing shoes provided
- Professional, experienced guidance and instruction
- Explore a stunning yet not so well advertised part of Cairns with Topknot Climbing
Climbing grades and activities tailored to the first timer and seasoned climber!
*Childeren are to be accompanied by at least one paying adult.
There are many easy to mid ranged routes on offer, which makes this site well suited to all levels of climbing ability. Climbing grades from “8” through to “22” under the “Ewbank” grading system used in Australia.
Departures from 7:00 am.
Once out of town the 20 minute scenic drive finds us at our site destination.
This lush tropical rainforest location is set on the banks of the Barron River
Once equipment is fitted and adjusted its time to start the first set of activities.
Overall experience a great mix of Rock Climbing, Abseil and Caving activities.
Ultimately this tour takes us up, down, inside and around one massive granite boulder!
We finish up around 10:30 am, pack-down and have you back in town around 11:00 am.
A morning packed full of adventure!
If you like outdoor adventure, this tour is definitely for you!
Discover hidden site aspects with multiple Climbing, Caving and Abseil activities.
What this rainforest site lacks in sheer height makes up for in variety of routes.
You will have the opportunity to try different climbing techniques on smearing slabs, lay-back flake, arete and face climbs. Also off-width crack through to proper chimney cracks.
Safety is managed using both top and bottom belay techniques
If you have interest in our local Flora and Fauna. A variety of butterflies can bee seen (including Cairns Birdwing & Ulysses).
Birdlife regularly sighted include flocks of Metallic Starling hurtling through the canopy at warp speed, Lorikeets, cheeky Sulphur Crested Cockatoos.
Birds of prey, Osprey and Brahminy Kite cruise the gorge above Lake Placid in search of dinner.
Down at the fisheries protected Lake Placid provides good habitat for numerous fish species. Including Archer fish and freshwater turtles to name a few.
Flora consists of several types fig tree, epiphytic basket ferns, butterfly host vines. Plus pencil orchids and many other native rainforest plant species.