To begin this Nature Walk look closely at the amazing little bugs and insects that inhabit the flowers and plants in your backyard? Are you mesmerized by the beauty of the macro world?

Let’s Go Buggin! is the perfect two-hour small-group photography walking nature tour for you. Not to mention that miniature lifeform enthusiasts can capture an array of tiny wonders through their cameras. Not only will you have the help and guidance from well-known Cairns macro photographer Bridgette Gower, but you will also get to take in the wonder of the Cairns Botanic Gardens!

From Frogs to caterpillars, beetles to butterflies. Let’s Go Buggin! tour will assist you in taking the ultimate photos of your favourite mini creatures.

In the hope that you might find the elusive Green Jumping Spider? On the other hand, perhaps it is the tiny green and gold Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog? Alternatively, maybe it is the wonderous tree fungi that inspires you! Together with the guidance from Bridgette, you will be able to capture that stunning snap you have been dreaming of!

Don’t delay, book today!!


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  • Local, knowledgable guide
  • Beautiful locations
  • Small group size


After meeting your guide Bridgette at the Cairns Botanic Gardens, you will commence a walk through the Gardens where Bridgette will show you the hidden wonders. The walking route is adapted to the Seasons so may vary, meaning no 2 walks will be the same! If you let Bridgette know your interests, she will adapt the walks to find those little critters you have been searching for!

Optional Extras

Camera Hire is available (pre-booking is essential!)


What to bring

  • A Camera (Camera hire available if needed)
  • Prescription Eyewear if required
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Magnifying glass
  • Covered Shoes

How to get there

You will need to meet out the front of the Cairns Botanic Gardens located at 78-96 Collins Avenue


Important Information

Please advise at the time of booking if in a Wheelchair. Most areas of the Botanic Gardens are accessible via Wheelchair, and the route can be adapted to accommodate.

If you have known allergies to Bees or Insects.


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