• Location: Cairns, Australia
  • Duration: 4 days (approx.)
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Experience the highlights of Tropical North Queensland with this diverse 4-day tour of Cairns and surrounds. Explore the famous coral gardens and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef with a catamaran cruise, snorkeling adventure and visit to an underwater observatory. Delve into the area’s indigenous history on a tour of Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, and explore the village of Kuranda after a ride on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. All accommodation, ground transport and logistics are arranged for a smooth, hassle-free vacation.


  • 4-day Cairns experience with the Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda
  • Cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef by catamaran
  • View the coral from the underwater observatory and semi-submersible boat
  • Take the plunge and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy a tour of the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park with an indigenous guide
  • Discover the Aboriginal history and culture through theatres, stage shows and demonstrations
  • Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway above the canopy of Barron Gorge

What You Can Expect

4-Day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Tour

Great Barrier Reef

Make the most of your time in Cairns with this curated 4-day tour that lets you experience highlights of the area’s remarkably diverse rain forest, reef and culture. The tour includes a balance of guided activities and free time to explore Cairns on your own. 
Experience the Great Barrier Reef from multiple angles with a catamaran cruise, snorkeling adventure and semi-submersible boat tour. Delve into the legends and history of the area’s indigenous people with a guided tour of Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and live heritage shows, and visit the tropical village of Kuranda by way of the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Railway. 
Choose from standard or first-class accommodation to suit your budget, and enjoy round-trip airport transfers for added convenience. Daily breakfast, one lunch, all park entrance fees and guided transport are included so you can skip the hassle of logistics and enjoy your time exploring the tropical treasures of North Queensland. 
See Itinerary below for a detailed description of each day’s activities and accommodation options.


Customer Reviews

d2ormonde United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

The tour was perfect. Chose Hilton Cairns. Highly recommend this. Upgrade to water view. Well worth it. Eat at salt house on boardwalk. The great barrier reef was great, cultural center and kundra nice. Kundra very touristy but go see koalas and kangaroo. Information excellent. Recommend this.

Alicia Estela B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

snorkel and submary


4 star rating: Recommended May 2015

The tour was great and definitely recommended. Particularly enjoyed blue mountain trip and harbor cruise. Great way to see Sydney in 2 days.

Laurent L

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better March 2014

Lousy communication form the organising company mars an otherwise pleasant stay. They didn't leave any notes or reminders at the hotel about pick-up times or options on the cruise. I called them and didn't even bother to inform me about the $150 options on the cruise. Carrying no cash when I go snorkeling (who does), I couldn't do them. I'm the customer, I'm the one paying, I'm the one who must be informed about EVERYTHING. It's not up to me to go phoning God knows who to collect information. Don't bother with this tour on Viator. So yeah ZERO COMMUNICATION is what this company provides. On the last day, my plane was leaving at 12.00. So I was expecting them at around 11.00 knowing the airport was like 6-7 minutes from the Hilton. They showed up at 10.15. Pffff, ended up paying for the cab myself. Apart from the disastrous communication, the excursions were good. Those suffering from motion sickness, please keep in mind the trip to the barrier is long and the sea can get rough. Very nice crew onboard, good food. The rainforest was lovely, Daniel was a great guide, excellent BBQ in the forest too.

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