Cairns has plenty of tours. It is very important to pre book the reef cruises and other Cairns tours before you arrive as they do fill up and often not available on the day you want. The tours we have selected are some of the very best in Cairns.
Moore Reef Cruise
Sunlover Reef Cruises operates luxury day cruises to Moore Reef on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Departing daily from the Reef Fleet Terminal in the heart of Cairns.
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Tjapukai showcases the “People of the Rainforest’s” indigenous culture, allowing guests to watch theatrical performances and engage in interactive activities, to learn the traditional culture and customs of the Tjapukai people.
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
The World's Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience! Combine your Skyrail Rainforest Cableway experience with Tropical North Queenslands other world class attractions - the Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Experience, Rainforestation Nature Park and Kuranda Wildlife Experience!!!
Green Island Reef Cruise
From its home base in Cairns, Tropical North Queensland, Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises operates full day and half day cruises to famous Green Island. Green Island is part of the Great Barrier Reef and is a protected Marine Park. Green Island is a beautiful coral cay readily identified from the air by its emerald rainforest surrounded by white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs.
Cairns Discovery tours
A half day "City Sights" tour of Cairns and its spectacular tropical environs. We offer so much more than the usual City tours around the world. A truly rewarding afternoon Half Day tour will surpass your highest expectations guaranteed! Our qualified guides are passionate, experienced, and very entertaining.
Cairns Dive Centre
The best diving & snorkelling on a day trip or liveaboard trips to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Our day trip vessel the MV Sun-kist is licensed to carry 48 passengers in comfort and offers a fast 90 minute transfer to the Outer Barrier Reef. For extra comfort Cairns Dive Centre limits the combined diving and snorkelling passenger numbers to a maximum of 20 for our day trip to the Outer Great Barrier Reef.
Cairns is a regional city in far north Queensland, Australia and it is also the perfect getaway. From the warm tropical climate to a long list of resorts and spas, golfing facilities and fishing trips, it is the perfect destination to go relax. For adventure lovers Cairns offers sites to see, tropical forests to explore and a long range of extreme sports. There is something for everyone.
First thing you will need when you travel to the Cairns on holiday is a place to stay. There is a wide range of accommodation available for you to choose from. You could stay within the city or at the beach. You may choose to go for any of the many apartments offered for rent, from studio apartments to larger apartments suitable for family holidays or make a choice from any of the wide range of hotels and resorts available to make your stay truly luxurious.
Just ensure to book in advance to get a place to stay especially in peak seasons. Cairns also offer lots of backpacker accommodation for those who have that as their preference. However, you want to stay; Cairns has a place for you.
The food is superb too. Cairns is a major fishing center and right in the middle of the fishing industry. That simply means that whichever restaurant you go to you will be treated to superb seafood, straight from the boat. The area abounds with fresh vegetables and lush tropical fruits. Cairns offers a culinary experience that you will not forget soon!
Described as the gateway to the great reef, Cairns offers a magical undersea world that you just have to explore. The beautiful coral reefs and fascinating variety of sea creatures are unforgettable. You can decide to go snorkeling and enjoy swimming with the brightly colored shoals of fish. There are lots to do on the water surface too. Take part in parasailing or hop from one island to another and discover new places. Better yet, take a cruise boat on the great reef and enjoy an unforgettable experience.
If you are a nature lover, you will adore Cairns. Make sure you catch the sky rail, a 7.5 km cableway passing over the rainforest and be taken on an overhead guided tour of the forest. Better yet, explore the rainforest from within and discover the beauty of nature, from the rare species of plants to the scenic waterfalls. Enjoy a train ride from Kuranda that takes you on a scenic tour of the land.
If you love adventure, white water rafting on the Tully River, one of the greatest rapids in Australia can be arranged. Explore the land further and take a fifteen-minute helicopter ride to Green Island. This little island is about 1.5km long and is primarily made up of tropical rainforest surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches. Put on your snorkeling gear and explore the coastline around this island to discover the sea turtles that are frequent visitors.
Your trip to Cairns cannot be complete without experiencing a taste of the local culture. Visit Kuranda and enjoy the arts and crafts at the local galleries. Make sure to grab a bite at one of the local restaurants. Make a trip to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Park where the culture of the people of the rainforest is showcased. Watch their dances and theatrical performances and take part in interactive activities that will help you understand more about the customs and practices of the local people.