Sacred Owl Tours

Uncover Babinda Boulders | Photograph Cassowaries | Aboriginal Culture Tour

Embark on an extraordinary journey to experience the wonders of the ancient rainforest, the majesty of the Cassowary, and the rich Aboriginal culture. This tour offers a unique opportunity to photograph the elusive Cassowary, with a high success rate, and explore the stunning natural beauty of Babinda Boulders. Delve into the heart of nature and culture with our expertly guided adventure.


What's included:

This ticket allows you to access:

  • Photograph the majestic Cassowary (we have a 95% success rate of finding and photographing the Cassowary each day).
  • Enjoy an easy 45-minute walk with an indigenous ranger, listening to the Dreamtime stories of the cassowary, why the cultural heritage of the indigenous people is so important and the evolution of the land over thousands of years !
  • Float in the cool, clear waters of ‘Babinda Boulders’ a stunning swimming hole and enjoy your serene, luscious rain forest surroundings.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch by the water.
  • Translator tour guides are available on request for an additional cost – German, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish and other languages.

What you need to know before you book:

  • Embark on an Epic Journey to Photograph the Legendary Cassowary, with a 95% success rate
  • Float in the cool, clear waters of ‘Babinda Boulders’ a stunning swimming hole
  • Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch by the water
  • This tour will take place rain or shine – please bring wet weather clothing.
  • All guests must stay behind the guide at all times and follow instructions, the Cassowary is a wild animal.
  • The cassowary guided walk is an easy 45-minute walk, with a low level of fitness required.

Not Suitable for:

  • Non-swimmers
  • Wheelchair users

What to bring:

  • Waterproof camera
  • Personal medication
  • Water
  • Cash
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket
  • Swimwear
  • Credit card
  • Towel
  • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed:
  • Luggage or large bags

What you can expect:

Set off on a lifetime adventure, aiming to capture the awe-inspiring Cassowary, a revered matriarch of the ancient rainforest. With a remarkable 95% success rate, our tour promises an exceptional chance to witness and photograph this majestic bird in its natural habitat.

Our gentle 45-minute walk traverses a flat path winding through lush rainforest, along pristine beachfront, and over serene streams, leading to the Cassowary’s favored sites. This accessible and enjoyable trek is your gateway to an unforgettable wildlife experience.

“Babinda Boulders,” our chosen swimming spot, is a breathtaking swimming hole encircled by vibrant rainforest and teeming with birdlife. This area is characterized by fast-flowing creeks that meander through massive granite boulders, creating a landscape of unparalleled beauty.

After a brief stroll through the rainforest to Devil’s Pools lookout, we settle down for a delightful lunch. Here, you’ll immerse yourself in the haunting Yindinji Indigenous legend that lends these pools their mysterious name. Take the time to float in the cool, clear waters and absorb the tranquility of your rainforest surroundings.

Prepare for a day steeped in Indigenous culture, wildlife exploration, and the discovery of unique waterfalls and freshwater streams.

For those seeking deeper understanding, translator tour guides are available upon request for an additional fee, offering services in German, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, and other languages. This tour is not just a trip; it’s a journey through time, nature, and culture.