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Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour

Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour

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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.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.39
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$69.39
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns City Sights & Surrounds Tour

Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns City Sights & Surrounds Tour

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Make the most of your time in port with this half-day city sightseeing tour of Cairns, including afternoon tea. Visit attractions like the St Monica's Cathedral, Flecker Botanical Gardens and Cairns waterfront and walk through the Barron Gorge National Park. This small-group shore excursion is limited to 20 people and is covered by Viator's worry-free policy, ensuring on-time return to your ship.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.39
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$69.39

Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour

Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour

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See snapping crocs in action on this half-day tour to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Departing from Cairns or Palm Cove, explore the five different zones of this eco-park and working crocodile farm, including a narrated boat tour through a coastal lagoon. Stroll along elevated boardwalks to observe cassowaries, turtles, lizards, and koalas, and admire the mighty stars of the attraction at the thrilling Crocodile Attack Show.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.96
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$78.96
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Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise

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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$17.02
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Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns

Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns

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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.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$158.71
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Taboo

Taboo

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Enjoy an evening of adult humor and glamorous cabaret in Cairns with this VIP ‘Cabaresque’ admission ticket. Meet and greet the cast with a glass of bubbly in hand, then take your seat for a delicious 3-course meal. When the curtains rise, enjoy a night of debauchery and laugh along to the antics on stage—aimed squarely at an adult-only audience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.43
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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

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
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$85.77
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Private Half Day Tour: Exclusive World Heritage Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Cairns

Private Half Day Tour: Exclusive World Heritage Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Cairns

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Explore the UNESCO-listed wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on this 5-hour off-road adventure from Cairns. Marvel over the natural wonders of the Barron Gorge National Park, including Surprise Falls, Copperlode Dam and Barron Falls, and admire native flora like the Clohesy River Fig. Get off-the-beaten-track in a 4WD as you wind along rainforest trails, climb through the Great Dividing Range and enjoy spectacular views over the Great Barrier Reef. Best of all: this private tour can be customized to your preference and ensures the undivided attention of your guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$723.08
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Daintree River - Private Photography Cruise

Daintree River - Private Photography Cruise

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Perfect for bird photography enthusiasts, this private tour on the Daintree River allows you to get up close to your subject and take the time to get the right shot. Your guide, a photographer and birder, knows where to find target species and the best light. Make use of a flexible departure time, with early morning or late afternoon optimal for wildlife photography.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.84
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Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns

Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns

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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.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$169.18
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Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

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Discover the wild jungle, remote beaches and unique wildlife of Australia’s tropical north on a private full-day tour. Hop off to hike in the UNESCO-listed Daintree Rainforest National Park, take a dip in the Mossman River and spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise. After a delicious lunch (included), enjoy another close wildlife encounter on the Marrdja Boardwalk, then admire views over the Great Barrier Reef from Cape Tribulation beach.
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  • 12 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$944.26
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Cruise out and Cruise return, plus 10 minute Scenic Flight

Cruise out and Cruise return, plus 10 minute Scenic Flight

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Experience the magic of the Great Barrier Reef from above, with an exhilarating helicopter flight over picturesque reef systems and up close onboard luxury vessel, Evolution. be treated to an Aussie BBQ lunch and snorkelling to discover the mysteries of the underwater world. Activities available onboard at an extra cost include scuba diving (for beginners and experienced divers) and coral viewing from the semi-submersible.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.69
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Cairns Self-Guided Audio Tour

Cairns Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Explore Cairns at your own pace and make your own schedule on this self-guided audio tour. Download the entertainingly narrated tour and begin whenever you like. Wander along the Esplanade Lagoon while listening to stories about the impact of war and the Gold Rush on the region. Admire indigenous artwork at the Jungara Gallery while listening to background information about the Aboriginal peoples and even visit a rooftop wildlife center.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.11
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Cairns City Tour

Cairns City Tour

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Cairns is amazing Town steeped in History. Famous not only for its Reef and Rainforest but also for its early history and the trials and tribulations of the early settlers. Your tour not only encompasses the natural environment of Cairns and it’s surrounds but some of its early history and architecture. Kuranda Skyrail and the Historical Train can be included by prior arrangement.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$451.93
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Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns

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Experience the breathtaking beauty of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef. From Great Adventures' spacious reef activity platform moored at the majestic Outer Reef, the coral and marine biodiversity is at its most extreme. There’s an abundance of activities for all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy. Snorkel and dive or stay dry and discover the reef in the underwater observatory or from the air-conditioned semi-submersible. There’s also a great range of exciting optional activities includingl scuba diving, scenic helicopter flights and the exclusive Scuba-Doo underwater scooter.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$203.80
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Private Helicopter Tour: Reef Island Snorkeling and Gourmet Picnic Lunch

Private Helicopter Tour: Reef Island Snorkeling and Gourmet Picnic Lunch

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Indulge yourself and your loved ones with a private helicopter tour that takes you out to a secluded island on the Great Barrier Reef. Admire the reef from above during your 25-minute scenic helicopter flight, then experience its natural beauty up close after your pilot gently lands on the gorgeous and remote Vlasoff Cay (or Turtle Beach if Vlasoff Cay is occupied). Enjoy a two-hour retreat in paradise with everything you need provided, including a picnic basket with champagne and nibbles, picnic blanket, deck chairs, beach umbrella and snorkeling equipment.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$629.25
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Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return

Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return

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Departing Cairns, enjoy a scenic helicopter flight to Green Island - a beautiful 6,000-year-old coral cay located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. With its reef and rainforest environment enjoy a half day or full day in nature's lover paradise before returning to Cairns via catamaran.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$401.96
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$401.96
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Mount Mulligan – Historical Outback Experience

Mount Mulligan – Historical Outback Experience

Beyond the Tablelands and over outback terrain, be transported 160km west of Cairns to one of Australia’s best-kept secrets, Mt Mulligan Station. A working cattle station rich in Australian and Dreamtime history, you will first be welcomed by the breathtaking 18km sandstone ridge that is Mt Mulligan. Larger than Uluru, its majestic beauty is Mother Nature at her best. Mined for coal, panned for gold and farmed for cattle, guest experiences include ATV guided tours of the old township, historic cemetery and mine ruins, PLUS a stop at the historical Tyrconnell Mine. Built in 1876, Tyrconnell was the most famous mine at the centre of the Hodgkinson Goldfield. Mt Mulligan Station is now home to five star, Mt Mulligan Lodge. Here, guests will enjoy lunch at the property plus access to the pool, kayaks, paddleboards and fishing equipment to cast for Australian Barramundi.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$944.26
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Outer Reef Pontoon Experience from Cairns

Outer Reef Pontoon Experience from Cairns

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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 boxed lunch are included, and the pontoon is equipped with showers.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$156.59
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Gold Class VIP Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Superyacht

Gold Class VIP Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Superyacht

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Gold Class is a private luxury lounge on the second floor/deck of a 35m Superyacht "Evolution" which operates day tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, Tropical North Queensland. Concierge service and private hotel transfers, exclusive time with a Marine Biologist is also unique and special inclusion of this VIP experience.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$628.72
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$628.72
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Kuranda Rainforest station, Scenic railway and Skyrail tour

Kuranda Rainforest station, Scenic railway and Skyrail tour

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Only provider that give you plenty of time in Kuranda, provide personal service guide tour in Kuranda and offering multi language for tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$205.64
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$205.64
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Historic Village Herberton, Kuranda Village and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Historic Village Herberton, Kuranda Village and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

This tour allows you to combine visits to the Heberton Historic Village, Kuranda Village, and a ride on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in a single day trip from Cairns. Learn about the history, culture, and environment of the region through guided tours and exploring each site independently. Round-trip transportation from Cairns hotels and a light lunch are provided.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.56
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$190.56
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Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise Pass

Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise Pass

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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!
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$428.85
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$428.85
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Australia East Coast: End of Semester

Australia East Coast: End of Semester

The Australia East Coast: End of Semester was created with students and backpackers in mind. Travel the most popular route in the world with the Australian travel experts. If you’re wanting a tour that ticks off the bucket list, with a likeminded group, a legendary tour guide, with the option to explore more destinations then this is the tour for you!
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  • 15 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,534.42
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$1,534.42
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