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Barron Gorge National Park Tours

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Barron Gorge National Park
Queensland’s Barron Gorge National Park extends from the town of Lake Placid, and the surrounding lowlands, all the way to the high Atherton Tableland. The area—which is full of beautiful forests, waterfalls, gorges, and wildlife—is easily accessible from the city of Cairns and is one of the most popular outdoor areas in the region. 
Address: Lamb Range, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia

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Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

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Tackle the grade II and III rapids of the Barron River on this adrenaline-pumping half-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Prepare to get wet and wild as you hurtle over the rapids, then float downstream past the jagged cliffs, plunging ravines and lush rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park. Best of all: with gentle rapids and full instruction provided, this tour is suitable for all levels, including complete beginners.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD75.30
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USD75.30

Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns

Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns

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Experience Australia’s natural beauty up-close on a thrilling half-day 4WD adventure from Cairns. Venture off-road in the Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park, and witness the startling contrasts of tropical rainforest, savannah, and rugged mountains, as you drive along the Great Dividing Range. Stop along the way to snap photos of Lake Morris, Copperlode Dam and Surprise Falls; enjoy views of the Great Barrier Reef from Lamb Range; and stand before the mighty Barron Falls. This small-group tour is limited to 13 people for a personalized experience.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD112.42
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USD112.42

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns

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Explore the lush beauty, amazing wildlife and rich heritage of Tropical North Queensland on this customizable full-day trip to Kuranda from Cairns. Travel to this enchanting rain forest village aboard the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway, and choose from a variety of activities including visits to the Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park and Rainforestation Nature Park. Hang out with koalas and exotic birds, browse local markets and opt to include a delicious buffet lunch. At the end of the day, glide through the treetops back to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD124.30
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USD124.30
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Skip the Line Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Skip the Line Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

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Journey to the rain forest village of Kuranda via two unique transit options on this memorable full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Skip the line and enjoy Gold Class service aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway, winding through lush mountain passes and waterfall gorges along the way. In the opposite direction, glide above the treetops in a gondola and soak up spectacular views of the mountains and coastline on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. In Kuranda, enjoy leisure time to explore the heritage markets, learn about aboriginal culture or interact with native wildlife.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD163.55
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USD163.55
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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

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Take a day trip from Cairns to Kuranda on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and return via the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Alternatively, make the 1-way journey by railway and return by skyrail. Enjoy a tranquil ride as you soar above the rainforest canopy, with views from Cairns all the way to the Great Barrier Reef, and spend free time in Kuranda Village. If you wish, upgrade your transport with admission to the Rainforestation Nature Park or Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park — the latter option with or without lunch.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD124.30
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Best of Kuranda Including Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation

Best of Kuranda Including Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation

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Experience the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kuranda Rainforest on a full-day tour from Cairns. Take the Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda where you first visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, the largest flight aviary in Australia. Tour the Rainforestation Nature Park in an amphibious Army Duck vehicle, then see koalas, dingoes and more at the Koala and Wildlife Park. Take a dreamtime walk with a Pamagirri guide for the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, then feast on an Australian barbecue buffet lunch. Finally, return to Cairns on the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD189.71
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Small-Group Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour

Small-Group Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour

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First time in Cairns? Discover the gateway to Queensland’s tropical north on this 5.5-hour sightseeing tour. Visit city attractions like the Flecker Botanical Gardens and St Monica's Cathedral, and stroll along the scenic Cairns waterfront. Indulge in a delicious Devonshire afternoon tea (included) taking in the stunning views from the jetty at Palm Cove before taking a short hike through the Barron Gorge National Park. For the full experience, upgrade to include a 2-hour morning cruise to Green Island in the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef marine park. This small-group tour is limited to 20 people.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD63.24
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Private Half Day Tour: Exclusive World Heritage Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Cairns

Private Half Day Tour: Exclusive World Heritage Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Cairns

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Explore the UNESCO-listed wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on this 5-hour off-road adventure from Cairns. Marvel over the natural wonders of the Barron Gorge National Park, including Surprise Falls, Copperlode Dam and Barron Falls, and admire native flora like the Clohesy River Fig. Get off-the-beaten-track in a 4WD as you wind along rainforest trails, climb through the Great Dividing Range and enjoy spectacular views over the Great Barrier Reef. Best of all: this private tour can be customized to your preference and ensures the undivided attention of your guide.
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  • 5 hours
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USD659.00
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USD659.00
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Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Morning Train

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Morning Train

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Experience the beautiful Kuranda rainforest on this train and ATV adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, climb aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway and marvel at picturesque views of waterfalls, ravines, and the spectacular Barron Gorge. Then, travel with a guide on a heart-thumping journey through the rainforest. Get outfitted with safety and rain gear, take a quick training session, and enjoy afternoon tea—all included in the tour price.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD166.69
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USD166.69

Cairns 4WD Rainforest Waterfall Tour Including a Great Barrier Reef Island Tour

Cairns 4WD Rainforest Waterfall Tour Including a Great Barrier Reef Island Tour

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Journey from reef to rainforest on this action-packed full-day tour from Cairns. First cruise out to Green Island at the heart of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef and marvel at the marine life as you swim, snorkel or glide around the reef on a glass-bottom boat. Then, embark on a thrilling 4WD adventure in the Barron Gorge National Park and admire dramatic views of the Barron Falls, Kuranda Mountains and the Coral Sea coast.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD193.05
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Great Barrier Reef & Rainforest Scenic Helicopter Flights from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef & Rainforest Scenic Helicopter Flights from Cairns

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Treat yourself to a scenic helicopter flight when you're in Cairns and see tropical Queensland from the air! With a choice of three helicopter itineraries, you can fly over the Great Barrier Reef, see more of the reef on a 40-minute deluxe flight, or combine the reef and rainforest on an hour-long helicopter flight from Cairns.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD290.02
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Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

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Escape the tourist trail for an off-road adventure in Australia’s tropical north on this full-day tour from Cairns. Hop aboard a 4WD for a thrilling tour of the Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park, exploring hidden trails not normally accessible to the public and admiring natural wonders like Surprise Falls and Lake Morris. After free time to enjoy lunch (own expense) and browse the markets in Kuranda Village, enjoy aerial views over the Kuranda rainforest with a ride on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or Scenic Railway.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD150.23
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USD150.23

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Afternoon Rafting

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Afternoon Rafting

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Explore Cairns on an all-day ATV and white-water rafting adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel into a spectacular rainforest, receive a safety briefing, and get outfitted in necessary equipment. Then, ride along trails, over jumps, and through creek crossings on a thrilling off-road ride. Enjoy morning tea and head to Barron Gorge National Park to spend the afternoon paddling rapids in a white-water raft—all on one combo tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD244.23
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USD244.23

Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns City Sights & Surrounds Tour

Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns City Sights & Surrounds Tour

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Make the most of your time in port with this half-day city sightseeing tour of Cairns, including afternoon tea. Visit attractions like the St Monica's Cathedral, Flecker Botanical Gardens and Cairns waterfront and walk through the Barron Gorge National Park. This small-group shore excursion is limited to 20 people and is covered by Viator's worry-free policy, ensuring on-time return to your ship.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD63.24
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USD63.24

Ultimate Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest 45-minute Helicopter Tour

Ultimate Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest 45-minute Helicopter Tour

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Enjoy the best of both worlds on this exhilarating 45-minute helicopter flight, crossing both land and sea. Swoop over the lush rainforest and thundering waterfalls of the Barron Gorge, then admire the vast reefs and aquamarine waters of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef. Spot landmarks like Stoney Creek Falls, Green Island and Arlington Reef, and snap aerial photos of the Northern Beaches and Palm Cove. This tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off from Cairns.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD362.70
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USD362.70
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3-Day Far North Queensland: Atherton Tablelands, Cooktown, Daintree via 4WD

3-Day Far North Queensland: Atherton Tablelands, Cooktown, Daintree via 4WD

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Check all of the boxes on must-see attractions in Far North Queensland on this 3-day tour from Cairns. With a small group and a naturalist guide, visit the Atherton Tablelands, Cooktown, and Daintree National Park in a 4WD vehicle. Two nights' accommodation, meals per itinerary, and all transportation included.
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  • 3 days
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USD1,279.25
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2D1N Atherton Tablelands Camping

2D1N Atherton Tablelands Camping

This 2 day 1 night camping roadtrip takes you into the Atherton Tablelands and lets you spend time in the natural landscapes that make the region so famous!  You will get the VIP personal experience with a maximum of just 9 guests per trip. Forget the cookie cutter group tours. At The Adventure Network, we truly have a passion for authentic travel. Which is why we give you the option to customise your experience to make it as wild or as mild as you like with optional action sport activities as well as more laid-back stuff.     With all transport provided, take in what the Cairns region and Atherton Tablelands has to offer during the day. By night, enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep in an authentic Aussie swag supplied for your use.  Delight in dinners by the camp fire, the company of new friends and nights under the stars at our private camp-sites.
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  • 2 days
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USD180.41
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USD180.41

Cairns Shore Excursion: Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest Helicopter Tours

Cairns Shore Excursion: Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest Helicopter Tours

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Make the most of your time in port and enjoy magnificent aerial views of Queensland’s star attraction. Set out from Cairns for a thrilling helicopter ride and glide over the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef, looking down over the vast coral reefs and spotting whales, dolphins and schools of tropical fish. Choose from a 30-minute flight to Green Island; a 40-minute deluxe flight over the outer reef; or a 60-minute Reef and Rainforest tour. Best of all: this tour is covered by Viator’s worry-free policy, guaranteeing on-time return to your ship.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD290.02
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Cairns Combo: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Morning Tour and Afternoon City Sightseeing Tour

Cairns Combo: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Morning Tour and Afternoon City Sightseeing Tour

See the best of Cairns on a full-day combo tour that includes a morning visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and an afternoon sightseeing tour by coach. Learn about the living history of the Tjapukai people, the Australian indigenous people from Queensland’s far north as you hear Dreamtime stories and watch a corroboree performance, then learn about the boomerang, didgeridoo and fire making. Your city sightseeing tour takes in top attractions such as St Monica's Cathedral, the Flecker Botanic Gardens, several scenic lookouts, Barron Gorge National Park and Palm Cove.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD128.66
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Rapid Boarding Barron River Afternoon Experience

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Rapid Boarding Barron River Afternoon Experience

Get on the cutting edge of Adventure activities. RiverBoarding takes you up close and personal with white-water to take you to the next level. Let our guides share their experience with you in an adventure activity totally unique here in australia. We are the only river boarding operators on this great island we call home!
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD105.56
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USD26.40 savings
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5 Day Australia Retreat: Queensland Daintree

5 Day Australia Retreat: Queensland Daintree

Leave hustle and bustle in the rear-view mirror on this five-day journey to some of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest and the untouched coast it spills onto. Explore the world’s oldest rainforest – including a private area not open to the general public – with passionate local guides. Spot crocodiles during a wildlife cruise on Cooper Creek, with expert eyes on board to point out creatures hidden in the forest. Take a guided walk along the pristine, rainforest-rimmed beach of Cape Tribulation, where Europeans tried and failed to tame the coastal wilderness for hundreds of years. After warm days spent walking deserted beaches and rambling through rainforest, relax in the comfort of your 4-star resort accommodation. Learn about hunting native plants from a First Nations guide, encounter crocodiles and colourful birds on a cruise through mangrove thickets and walk under heavy green canopy in Mossman Gorge.
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  • 5 days
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USD1,613.59
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