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Green Island Day Trip from CairnsDay Cruises

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

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Explore the Great Barrier Reef and a lush island rain forest on this full-day catamaran tour to Green Island from Cairns. Create your own perfect day on this protected coral cay with a variety of activities including snorkeling, scuba diving, Seawalking, nature walks, and tours on a glass-bottom boat. Upgrade to include a delicious buffet lunch on board the catamaran and/or a ride in a semi-submarine. It’s a fantastic way to discover the underwater wonders of the world’s most famous reef!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$72.63
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US$72.63
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Nature & Wildlife

Nature & Wildlife

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Popular tours include:
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns
  • Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns or Port Douglas
  • Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Premium Day Tour
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Snorkeling

Snorkeling

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Popular tours include:
  • Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns
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Hot Air Ballooning Tour from CairnsHalf-day Tours

Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Cairns

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Get a bird’s-eye perspective of Tropical North Queensland on an unforgettable hot air balloon flight at sunrise. Soar over the Atherton Tablelands as golden sunlight breaks across beautiful farmlands, rivers, and forests. Choose the duration of your flights and enjoy pickup and drop-off from your Cairns, Northern Beaches, or Palm Cove hotel. It’s a breathtakingly beautiful way to start your day!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$242.10
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US$242.10

Skip the Line: Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest CablewayDay Trips

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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US$167.31
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US$167.31
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Bungy Jump or Giant Jungle Swing or Bungy & Swing ComboExtreme

Bungy Jump or Giant Jungle Swing or Bungy & Swing Combo

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Soar through the air while bungy jumping or riding the Giant Jungle Swing for an adrenaline-fueled day of high-flying fun at the Cairns Bungy Tower. Whether you are an experienced thrill-seeker or first-timer, the exhilarating aerial activities at Cairns Bungy Tower promise to make the memories of a lifetime. The professional staff ensures that you stay safe and enjoy the thrills throughout your experience. You can also enjoy views over the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef, and relaxing in this lush rainforest location complete with sundeck, bar and gardens.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$97.07
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US$97.07

Reef and Rainforest Tandem Sky Dive in CairnsExtreme

Reef and Rainforest Tandem Sky Dive in Cairns

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Get your adrenaline pumping on a skydiving adventure from Cairns. Enjoy incredible bird’s-eye views of the World Heritage–listed Great Barrier Reef as you jump out of a plane on a tandem skydive with an experienced diver. Fall freely from 15,000 feet (4,572 meters) in the air before floating by parachute back down to the ground. First-timers are welcome.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$256.77
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US$256.77
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Kuranda Village Day Trip from Cairns With Optional Scenic Railway and SkyrailDay Trips

Kuranda Village Day Trip from Cairns With Optional Scenic Railway and Skyrail

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$35.69
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US$35.69

Behana Canyon Rainforest/Waterfall ExperienceClimbing

Behana Canyon Rainforest/Waterfall Experience

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Escape the tropical heat for a day of splashing, sliding, and swimming through the Behana Gorge waterfalls on this eco-tour from Cairns. Get set for an adventure as you rappel down the gorge, leap over rocks and walk along rain forest trails, then cool off with a swim beneath the falls. Best of all: with full instruction and safety harnesses provided, anyone can give it a go.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$134.99
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US$134.99

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Day Trip from CairnsKid-Friendly

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Day Trip from Cairns

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Watch the crocs in action during your visit to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Admire the toothy stars of the attraction at the Crocodile Attack Show, then follow elevated boardwalks to nature-like enclosures where turtles, cassowaries, lizards and koalas live. Glide through a croc-filled coastal lagoon, one of five distinct zones in this eco-park and working crocodile farm. Your tour includes round-trip transportation from Cairns, and an admission ticket with a narrated boat tour. Stay for a half or full day, with morning and afternoon departures from Cairns.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$59.49
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US$59.49

Best of Kuranda Including Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and RainforestationDay Trips

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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US$194.07
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US$194.07

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns Including SNUBA or SNUBA Doo ExperienceDay Trips

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns Including SNUBA or SNUBA Doo Experience

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Explore Green Island and use an innovative new diving system to explore the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a luxury catamaran ride to Green Island and a delicious buffet lunch while aboard (with optional upgrade). Choose from a variety of activities, including a glass-bottomed boat trip, a rainforest walk, or a dive in the amazing Great Barrier reef using the SNUBA Doo® Power Snorkel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$180.83
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US$180.83
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Half-Day ATV 4-Wheel Buggy Rainforest Day Trip from CairnsHalf-day Tours

Half-Day ATV 4-Wheel Buggy Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns

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Enjoy the thrill of off-roading on your own all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in the tropical rainforest near Cairns. It’s easy to learn the basics of driving your ATV ‘buggy’ by following the instructions of your experienced guide. Soon you'll expertly navigate the hills, creek crossings and other terrain. You’ll also get close views of cassowaries, a colorful native Australian bird that stands about five feet (1.6 meters) tall. Be prepared to get muddy during this morning or afternoon half-day tour from Cairns.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$99.04
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US$99.04

Lunch Cruises

Lunch Cruises

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Popular tours include:
  • Cruise to Moore Reef Pontoon and Return Helicopter Flight from Cairns
  • Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return
  • Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns
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Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Track Small Group TourDay Trips

Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour

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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.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$150.40
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US$150.40
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30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from CairnsFull-day Tours

30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns

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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.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$145.99
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US$145.99

Cairns Aquarium Admission TicketAttraction Tickets

Cairns Aquarium Admission Ticket

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Guarantee your entry to Cairns Aquarium, the next best thing after the Great Barrier Reef, by booking your admission ticket in advance. Family-friendly and fun, Cairns Aquarium is home to 70 different exhibits that house marine life from all over Australia. Pre-booking your admission means you’ll skip lines at the entrance and arrive at the aquarium at a time that suits you.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$32.28
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US$32.28
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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Trip from CairnsHalf-day Tours

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Trip from Cairns

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$62.53
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US$62.53

Blazing Saddles ATV Quad Bike4WD Tours

Blazing Saddles ATV Quad Bike

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Picture this, your zooming along our rainforest and adventure trails that zig zag their way across our property with friends, family and other fun loving people on your very own four wheeled motor bike!, also called a Quad bike or ATV which stands for All Terrain Vehicle. Our Quad Bikes are easy to ride and provide the perfect adventure. With a fleet of both 90cc and 250cc bikes, your guides will ensure the perfect balance between safety and fun! So easy to ride, our group sizes remain small, to guarantee your personalized experience. Anyone can do it!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$109.11
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US$109.11

Australian Butterfly SanctuaryAttraction Tickets

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

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Surround yourself by more than 1,500 multicolored butterflies at the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda. The biggest butterfly aviary in the country, this delightful attraction is home to landscaped gardens that mimic the butterflies’ natural rainforest habitats. Explore at your leisure while they fly all around you, or take advantage of complimentary tours during the day, including a behind-the-scenes lab tour. When booking, you have the option to upgrade to the 4 Park Pass for entry to three more Cairns-area attractions.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$14.67
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US$14.67

Cairns 2-Day Combo: Great Barrier Reef Cruise and KurandaMulti-day Tours

Cairns 2-Day Combo: Great Barrier Reef Cruise and Kuranda

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Experience two of Cairns’ spectacular natural attractions on with on a 2-day combo tour of the Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda, ideal for first-time visitors. On the first day, you’ll take a cruise on the Great Barrier Reef and have the chance to snorkel with the world’s most biodiverse marine life. Then, on day two, you’ll take the Kuranda Scenic Railway to the mountain town of Kuranda, where you’ll explore the Rainforestation Nature Park. A buffet lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included on both days. Accommodation is not included.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$353.61
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US$353.61

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

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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US$197.49
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US$197.49

3-Day Best of Cairns Combo: The Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, and KurandaMulti-day Tours

3-Day Best of Cairns Combo: The Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, and Kuranda

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Save money by combining the Cairns region's three top activities in one 3-day tour. Begin by exploring the underwater world of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef with an included introductory dive. On the second day, head for Daintree Rainforest (also UNESCO-listed) to explore the world's oldest continuously surviving rainforest. Your final day is spent gliding above the rainforest canopy on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, then exploring quaint village of Kuranda before returning on the historical Kuranda Scenic Rail.
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  • 3 days
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US$443.36
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US$443.36

Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing CruiseDay Cruises

Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise

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Experience the wildlife and wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on a 45-minute cruise from Kuranda. Set sail down the Barron River, through the heart of the wet tropics rainforest and discover the region’s natural wonders with entertaining onboard commentary. Along the way, look out for freshwater crocodiles, turtles and water dragons, as well as a wide range of exotic birds.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$15.87
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US$15.87

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