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If snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef is on your bucket list, don’t miss this day trip from Cairns. You’ll visit two different locations on the barrier reef for the chance to see tropical marine life in the clear waters. Lunch is included on board the boat, and you have the option to upgrade to include additional adventures such as introductory or certified scuba diving or a helicopter flight over this UNESCO World Heritage site. Both water sports enthusiasts and novices are welcome.
Ensure a memorable experience on the Outer Great Barrier Reef on this full-day, all-inclusive cruise aboard a catamaran. Head for Michaelmas Cay and Hastings Outer Reef and plunge into the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef by snorkeling amongst its rich marine life. If you have selected the option, you can also include an introductory or certified dive. Includes morning and afternoon tea, as well as a buffet lunch.
Enjoy the natural delights of the Great Barrier Reef on an activity cruise from Cairns that gives you several ways to experience this renowned underwater world. After traveling by catamaran to a pontoon moored on the reef, you can observe marine life on a glass-bottom boat or semi-submersible vessel; go snorkeling to spot sea turtles; get your hands wet in the touch pool; upgrade to include a Seawalker Helmet dive; or upgrade to include an introductory or certified scuba dive. Snacks and a buffet lunch are included, and the pontoon is equipped with showers.
Explore the wild landscapes and UNESCO-listed rainforests of Far North Queensland on this full-day tour of Kuranda from Cairns. Browse the handicrafts markets of Kuranda village, cruise along the Barron River (extra cost) or enjoy a short hike in the Barron Gorge National Park. For the full experience, upgrade to include a scenic transfer by train and a thrilling ride on the Skyrail cable car. Many options are available with this tour.
Evolution is a brand-new purpose-built state of the art high-speed 35 metre catamaran, with a cruising speed of 30 knots, providing comfort and safety for a maximum of 180 passengers. Evolution departs Cairns daily offering a luxurious, fast and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef Destinations (Norman OR Saxon and Hastings Reef). Professional, friendly and attentive staff ensures a safe and enjoyable fun filled experience. Kuranda Scenic Railway is the original scenic rail journey to Kuranda. This spectacular experience travels over bridges and through tunnels hand-made by North Queensland’s pioneers over 100 years ago. Traversing the World Heritage listed rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park this is one of the world’s great railway journeys. After free time in Kuranda, skim the Rainforest as you return via Skyrail Cableway.
Enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving on the outer Great Barrier Reef during a full-day cruise that lets you explore the underwater world. Depart Cairns to cruise out to two sites that are ideal for the day's conditions. Travel on a custom-built boat with ample space for 60 passengers. Your expert guides lead guided snorkel tours with informative commentary and necessary gear provided, helping you to make the most of your time at this Australian natural treasure. Includes morning and afternoon tea, and buffet lunch.
Get a taste of the tropics while in port in Cairns with this half-day shore excursion to Kuranda rainforest. Ride the thrilling Skyrail Rainforest Cableway high up into the Kuranda Ranges; visit the beautiful Barron Falls and explore Kuranda Village. After lunch at Frog's Restaurant (included), enjoy spectacular views of the Kuranda rainforest as you jump aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people, ensuring a personalized experience.
If you want to get far away from the crowded spots in the Great Barrier Reef, join this tour, which is the only operator visiting the pristine Frankland Islands. Following a river cruise and short open water crossing, embark upon an underwater adventure as you snorkel off the white-sand beach, looking out for colorful clown fish and maybe even a turtle. Includes morning tea and a buffet lunch, as well as the option to add on scuba diving or to rent a stand up paddle board or kayak.
The sandy shores and colorful corals of Hastings Reef are part of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef and lie just off the coast of Cairns. On this express tour, travel by high-speed jet boat, ensuring that you maximize your time at the island. On arrival, join a snorkeling or scuba diving excursion, cruise around the reef on a glass-bottom boat, then enjoy a delicious afternoon tea before returning to Cairns.
Enjoy a helicopter sightseeing flight over the amazing Great Barrier Reef. After convenient pickup from your Cairns, Palm Cove, or Northern Beaches hotel, enjoy a quick safety tutorial and liftoff from the Cairns Airport. Marvel at the reef’s endless shades of blue and learn about its ecosystem from an informative pilot-guide.
Hop aboard for a luxurious evening catamaran cruise of Cairns and experience Australia’s northernmost city from the water. Sip a complimentary glass of sparkling wine as you glide along the Cairns waterfront precinct and along the idyllic Trinity Inlet, then tuck into a delicious 3-course buffet dinner on-board as you watch the mesmerising sunset over the city. Top it all off with live music, on-board entertainment and a great cocktail menu (own expense).
Venture into the rainforest of the Atherton Tablelands with an expert guide to observe Australian native animals in the wild. From Cairns, travel into the World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics of Queensland to observe kangaroos, lizards, and possums by daylight, then continue after sundown to look for nocturnal critters like the elusive platypus and Lumholtz tree kangaroo. Enjoy afternoon tea at Lake Barrine and dinner at a country restaurant. This small-group tour is limited to 11 people, which ensures a more personalized experience with your guide.
Immerse yourself in traditional Australian culture with a half- or full-day tour of the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park from Cairns. Get hands-on as you master boomerang or spear throwing, try basket weaving or take a didgeridoo lesson, then tuck into a delicious buffet lunch (not included). That’s not all: you’ll also get chance to learn about bush tucker and herbal medicines, hear Dreamtime stories from Aboriginal performers and be entertained with traditional art, dance and handicraft demonstrations.
Enjoy incredible views of the Great Barrier Reef from the air during a 30-minute scenic flight from Cairns. See highlights such as Green Island, Upolu Cay, Oyster Reef, Arlington Reef, Vlassof Reef and Michaelmas Reef, taking in the sights as your guide points out the landmarks below. You also fly over Cape Grafton, False Cape, Double Island and Palm Cove and other Northern Beaches, with the route changing depending on the day’s conditions. Everyone has a window seat, allowing unobstructed viewing of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed natural wonder.
Experience an enchanting night at the Flames of the Forest dinner, held in the world's oldest rainforest. Dine by candlelight at an open-air site, feasting on a gourmet multi-course meal while enjoying live entertainment such as an Aboriginal cultural performance or live guitar music. Sip Australian wines and beer, and finish off with tantalizing desserts before your included transfer to your hotel in Cairns, the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas.
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.
Embark on a packed full-day adventure to Cape Tribulation, where the rain forest meets the reef. Spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise and take a 4WD ride through a World Heritage-listed rain forest on the rugged Bloomfield Track. Savor a traditional Aussie barbecue and break for afternoon billy tea in the company of wallabies. Group size is limited for a more personalized experience, and the tour includes round-trip transport from Cairns or Port Douglas hotels.
Spend the evening at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park for the Night Fire dinner and show experience. Start with a welcome ceremony, followed by drinks and appetizers, then enjoy a buffet dinner and show by Tjapukai performers. Top off the evening with a fire making corroboree, and time to chat and take photos with the performers. Upgrade to a full-day tour that includes a trip to Kuranda, the Skyrail, and Palm Cove before the Night Fire evening show.
Experience Cairns’ beautiful Tablelands with Billy Tea Safaris. After a convenient hotel pickup, discover the region with an expert guide and enjoy scenic views of the Great Dividing Range. Sip delicious coffee, visit Herbeton Historic Village, sample local fruits, cheeses, smoked meats, and craft beer, and stop by Mt. Uncle Distillery for a complimentary tasting.
Get a rounder perspective of the Great Barrier Reef by viewing it from the air on this scenic flight from Cairns. Soaring over the UNESCO-listed reef allows you to take in its colors and appreciate its vastness. Enjoy unobstructed photo opportunities from your window seat as you take in such sights as Green Island, Upolu Cay, Vlassof Cay, and Michaelmas Reef. Includes pickup and drop-off from your Cairns hotel.
Get a taste of the Atherton Tablelands during this 10-hour food tour and tasting experience from Cairns. Learn about how the volcanic soil allows cultivation of diverse range of produce and taste the spoils of this region. All tastings and meals are provided, as well as hotel pickup and drop-off.
Evolution is a brand-new purpose-built state of the art high-speed 35 metre catamaran, with a cruising speed of 30 knots, providing comfort and safety for a maximum of 180 passengers. Evolution departs Cairns daily offering a luxurious, fast and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef Destinations (Norman OR Saxon and Hastings Reef). Professional, friendly and attentive staff ensures a safe and enjoyable fun filled experience. Enjoy an unforgettable day of fun, discovery and adventure exploring the majestic rainforests, pristine rivers and white sandy beaches of the World Heritage Listed Cape Tribulation and Daintree National Parks with our professional, friendly and experienced guide. Cape Tribulation is the only place in the world where two-world heritage listed regions live alongside each other.
Save up to 10% on this THREE-DAY supersaver day tour ticket. Over three days, experience the best of tropical Far North Queensland! Go diving or snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef, ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway and explore the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. Combining the Cairns area's most popular attractions, this three-day super saver is perfect for first-time visitors to Queensland, plus represents a savings of 10%. From the coral beauty of the Great Barrier Reef to scenic views from the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and encounters with Australian wildlife, this sightseeing package is crammed with fun activities you'll never forget.
Depart from Cairns for an action-packed day of activities at a deluxe platform stationed on the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Take a speedy catamaran out to Arlington Reef, then go snorkeling, and have the option (additional expense) to take an introductory or certified scuba dive, try the Seawalker Helmet, or join a guided snorkel safari. You can see marine life while remaining dry from a glass-bottom boat and underwater observatory.