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

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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Palm Cove

Embark on a full-day adventure to the rain forest village of Kuranda and delve into the rich history of Tropical North Queensland. Travel to and from Palm Cove aboard the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which lets you soar through the treetops on a gondola. In Kuranda, choose from a variety of itineraries to suit your interests, such as a visit to the Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park and wildlife counters with koalas, butterflies and kangaroos.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour from Cairns

Explore the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest on this diverse full-day tour from Cairns. Take a guided nature walk through some of the oldest rainforests in the world at Mossman Gorge, spot crocs on a cruise down the Daintree River, and stroll on the famous Cape Tribulation Beach. Enjoy a traditional Aussie barbecue at a private rainforest retreat and stop for a refreshing snack att he Daintree Ice Cream Company. Hotel pickup and drop-off and transport in a luxury coach complete this memorable adventure through the Wet Tropics of Queensland.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Cooktown 4WD Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas

Enjoy a spectacular journey that is just as pleasurable as the destination: the historic township of Cooktown, home of Australia's first European settlement. Travel by 4WD through the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Daintree National Park and the Bloomfield Track, two highlights of northern Queensland. Venture into the rainforest and cross the Daintree River before reaching Cooktown, where you have free time to visit the James Cook Museum (optional). Includes round-trip transport by 4WD and an optional flight for hotels in Cairns, the Northern Beaches and Port Douglas.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Cairns

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 from a 30- or 60-minute flight 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!
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Small-Group Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour

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.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Aboriginal Cultural Daintree Rainforest Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas

Experience Australia's rich Aboriginal culture and the Daintree Rainforest on a full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Meet your local indigenous guide at Cooya Beach to learn traditions of hunting and gathering food supplies, then explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. This small-group tour that has a maximum of 18 participants, ensuring a hands-on experience with your guide. Choose from two afternoon options: a guided hike to a water hole; or upgrade to tour the forest with an Aboriginal guide who shares Dreamtime stories.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Mossman Gorge, Aboriginal Dreamtime Walk and Daintree River Crocodile Cruise Day Trip

Discover the beauty and history of Queensland’s coastal rainforest on this full-day dreamtime adventure. Trek through the World Heritage-listed rainforest around Mossman Gorge with an aboriginal guide while learning about indigenous spiritual customs and native medicinal plants. Savor a locally sourced lunch among the treetops at the Daintree Teahouse, and glide down the Daintree River on a croc-spotting cruise. You also explore the historic sugar town of Mossman and the vibrant coastal culture of Port Douglas.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Palm Cove

Spend a day immersed in the beauty and culture of Tropical North Queensland. Departing from Palm Cove, glide above the coastal canopy in a gondola during a ride on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. When you arrive in the mountain village of Kuranda, choose from a variety of activities including a visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, wildlife encounters at Rainforestation Nature Park and hand-feeding feathered friends at Birdworld. You’ll also catch a ride on the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway that winds through waterfall gorges and World Heritage-listed rain forest.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Zootastic Experience at Hartley's Crocodile Adventure from Cairns or Palm Cove

Catch sights of crocodiles and adorable kangaroos with a special 1-hour Zootastic Experience at Hartley's Crocodile Adventure. Enjoy getting to know the zoo’s animal residents as you go behind the scenes, and learn about their daily life and natural habitats. The fun doesn’t end there: spend as long as you like exploring the zoo independently after the tour ends, spot crocodiles on a cruise of Hartley's Lagoon and see other Aussie creatures like cassowaries, quolls and snakes. This small-group tour is limited to six people for a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kuranda Scenic Railway, Skyrail, Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Tour and Cruise

See some of Australia's most famous natural wonders — the rainforest and Great Barrier Reef — during an action-packed full-day tour from Cairns. Spend the morning in the mountains, taking the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway between Cairns and Kuranda. In the afternoon, head to the Great Barrier Reef in style on an approximately 25-minute helicopter tour. Transfer to an afternoon cruise on the Outer Reef to admire the underwater world while swimming or snorkeling.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise Pass

Explore the Great Barrier Reef exactly the way you want and save with this great-value, customizable 3-day pass. Choose three different full-day cruises to suit your style and preferences, from certified and introductory scuba dive trips to snorkeling and glass bottom-boat adventures. Get a new perspective on the world-famous reef on every cruise, with diverse destinations including Green Island, Agincourt Reef and Low Isles. Tours depart from Cairns or Port Douglas can be taken over a 7-day period to suit your sightseeing schedule. It’s a fantastic way to discover Australia’s spectacular underwater world!
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Wavedancer Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Palm Cove

Embark on a full-day adventure to the pristine coral cay of Low Isles on this Great Barrier Reef sailing and snorkeling cruise from Palm Cove. Travel aboard a luxury catamaran with marine biologist guides, and snorkel straight from the white sandy beach among famous coral gardens teeming with tropical fish, giant clams and green sea turtles Experience the reef another way on a glass-bottom boat tour, and explore the island on a guided nature walk. Your full-day tour includes a delicious buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea and round-trip hotel transport from Palm Cove.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Day Trip from Palm Cove

Enjoy a fun-filled family day out at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Queensland. This self-guided tour includes hotel pickup and round-trip transfers from Palm Cove, plus full-day all-access tickets to the wildlife park. During your visit, set sail on a cruise around Hartley's Lagoon, take a tour of the crocodile farm, and watch the crocodile, wallaby, and koala feedings.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kuranda Rainforest Night Adventure Tour by Hummer

Explore the Kuranda Rainforest at night on this 4-wheel-drive adventure from Cairns and the Northern Beaches. Experience outback traditions as you sip billy-tea by a campfire, and taste kangaroo and crocodile sausages before traversing World Heritage–listed landscapes in a sturdy 4WD Hummer. Cross the Atherton Tablelands to Granite Gorge, look for wild kangaroos and nocturnal birds, and gaze up at the stars, away from city lights. Tour is limited to 20 people.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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