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Reeforest Adventure Tours

8373 Mount Pleasant, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
+61 7 4959 8360
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The Sugar Story, Live

All about the making of sugar in the Real, Hands-on, day-to-day world group guided by the lovely... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Tim W
,
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Platypus and Rainforest Tour

Was pleasantly surprised with this tour as I only chose it to see the platypus. On the way out of... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
HW08
,
Port Macquarie, Australia
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8373 Mount Pleasant, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

All about the making of sugar in the Real, Hands-on, day-to-day world group guided by the lovely Kelly & Robyn, the tour was a wonderful,clamber in & amongst the ups & downs of all the equipment that turns the tall, lush cane we drive through...More

1  Thank Tim W
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Tim W. Glad you enjoyed the tour. We enjoy doing the tours just as much. Thank you

Reviewed 5 July 2016

Was pleasantly surprised with this tour as I only chose it to see the platypus. On the way out of Mackay we heard a commentary on the sugar cane growing and processing industry which I found very interesting. Then after a bbq lunch, our stop...More

2  Thank HW08
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you HW08. This tour is amazing as you see different things along the way and not just the Platypus. Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It's not hard to guess what one of the biggest things in the Mackay, Far North Queensland area is - the town is surrounded by acres and acres of sugar cane. So seeing as you only get two opportunities in Australia to go through a...More

1  Thank Jane F
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank Jane F for your lovely comments. It is a great tour and I glad you didn't find it hard to walk all those stairs. Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

The tour was not what I expected. But still interesting to see given its importance in QLD history. I would only recommend for this fact

1  Thank Rob W
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Rob W. yes this tour is interesting.

Reviewed 26 November 2015

Going through our trip photo's & realised one of the highlights in retrospect was the Farleigh Sugar Mill Tour. We should write about it. 2 hours of absolute surprise about this industry presented in fantstic fashion by husband & wife team, Rhonda & Glen, from...More

4  Thank bedintheback
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for those kind words. We are so happy that you were impressed with the tour. It's amazing when you go through the photos and remember where you have been. Thank you

Reviewed 23 October 2015

What a wonderful experience. We really enjoyed our tour of this working mill. It was fascinating walking through the mill with our friendly and knowledgable guide, Glenn. We felt very proud that this Australian mill, run by farmers for farmers uses innovative procedures and has...More

2  Thank Outandabout1208
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 25 August 2015

Fabulous insight into the sugar cane industry from on farm view of harvesting, through arrival at sugar mill and processing to store facility at port. Glen our guide was very knowledgeable and made the industry come to life for us. I would highly recommend this...More

3  Thank Norma K
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Norma K. It is one of a kind tours that we have in our region. Gives everyone an insight to the sugar cane industry. Glad you enjoyed it

Reviewed 7 July 2015

I took two tours with Reeforest, one Paddock to Port, where we saw sugar cane being harvested, then went to the Farleigh Mill and saw the whole process of milling and refining sugar, and later to the port area where the sugar is put onto...More

2  Thank Lorraine B
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Lorraine B. Glad you enjoyed those two tours. It does make the day enjoyable with other people so we are glad we could make those tours informative and enjoyable for you.

Reviewed 13 April 2015

Very annoying as website promises every Wednesday and Saturday trips to Eungella NP. I contacted them earlier in year and was promised that they would put my request in the book, as well as contacting me nearer time. Last I heard from them despite a...More

2  Thank Pam E
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Pam E. we are very sorry that this happened. We are glad you wrote into Tripadvisor. We have fixed this problem and are now on top of it.

Reviewed 11 October 2014

I booked a Farleigh Mill Tour for when my parents were visiting. During the booking process they asked for my phone number, which was fine. When we got to the hall, we found that the tour was not running because of recent rain and thus,...More

6  Thank Nattynoos
Colin A, Administration at Reeforest Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you. Unfortunately On this day there was a lot going on and Kellie was trying to do too many things at once and was not near the office to contact anyone for the 10.30 tour. We have now got a system in place to...More

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