Let’s Go Buggin – Photography and Nature Tour

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  • Adult / ChildStart Time: 08:30
  • Family MorningTwo Adults and Two ChildrenStart Time: 08:30

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2 Hours (minimum)
Cairns Botanic Gardens
Min Age : 8+
Max People : 10

Cairns Tour – Let’s Go Buggin – Photography and Nature Tour

Let's Go Buggin Tour Aussie Macro Photos

Experience the wonder of the miniature world on a Cairns Photography & Nature Tour!

Join renowned macro photographer Bridgette Gower on a small group photography and nature tour to explore the beautiful creatures of the wet tropics in the Cairns Botanic Gardens and adjacent rainforest.  Bridgette has expertise on the many miniature lifeforms that grow in the rich and integral ecosystem. Most of these animals go completely unnoticed…However, a magical world awaits when you join Bridgette for a personalised, highly specified tour of the gardens and the treasures waiting to be discovered.

The Tour will introduce you to Australia’s largest butterfly and caterpillar The Cairns Birdwing, as well as many other colourful caterpillars, a huge variety of weird and wonderful bugs and beetles, curious (but harmless) jumping spiders, fungi and a host of many other tiny creatures that are hidden in the undergrowth.


We commence our walk of discovery immediately after our briefing at the meeting point.  Depending on the season we will adapt the walking route to see what is around at that time of year.  There are a number of host plants that are habitats for our most regularly seen critters.  I will also try and incorporate any individual interests.

Times: Daily On-Demand (Bookings Essential)

8:30 – 10:30 am

Afternoon Tours available on request.  Send and Email.

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$60 Adult (16 plus)

$52 Students and Pensioners

Child (8-15) Must be accompanied by an adult

$172 Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Camera Hire Available (Pre-book only, pay on arrival) includes 16GB memory stick for you to keep

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