Excursions in Cairns

Excursions perfectly enhance your holiday and offer excellent value. Prices are per person.

Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour excursion
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour

Embark on a unique Daintree Rainforest tour where your feet don’t touch the ground! Once fitted into a full body harness and helmet, Jungle Surfers fly through the trees on ziplines, stopping at five tree platforms to take in spectacular bird’s eye views over the treetops, down to cascading streams and out to the Great Barrier Reef. Abseiling scientists educate and entertain as they guide guests from tree to tree. No experience is necessary and guides completely control the flight, so guests can travel hands-free and care-free. Minimum age 3 years. Available daily from Cape Tribulation and Port Douglas.

FROM £69
Atherton Tablelands Food, Wine & Rainforest excursion
Atherton Tablelands Food, Wine & Rainforest

During this full day tour travel off the beaten track onto small family farms within the Atherton Tablelands. Tour plantations and hear the stories behind regional foods, from paddock to plate and excite your taste buds as you savour their flavours. Travel across dry tropical savannah and into the wet tropics rainforest at Lake Barrine and visit the amazing Curtain Fig. Includes lunch, tastings and morning/afternoon tea. Available on selected Mon, Tue, Thur & Sat from Cairns.

FROM £115
Daintree Walkabout excursion
Daintree Walkabout

Travel to Mossman Gorge and enjoy a 1½ hour guided rainforest walk. Your experienced guides demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush tucker sources, share dreamtime legends and explain cave paintings. Later take a Daintree River cruise watching for birds, tree snakes, unique plants and the estuarine crocodile. Enjoy a short tour of historical Port Douglas before the tour concludes. Available Mon, Wed & Fri from Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas.

FROM £125
Cape Tribulation & Daintree excursion
Cape Tribulation & Daintree

Travel to Cape Tribulation through some of the oldest rainforest in the world. Included is a Daintree River Cruise where you can hope to spot crocodiles, birds and other wildlife as you journey through the mangroves. Alexandra Lookout provides spectacular views over the estuary before a tropical lunch amongst the rainforest. Take a walk along the spectacular beach before a continuing to Mossman Gorge Centre, for an indigenous presentation and guided walk. Available daily from Cairns and Palm Cove and includes lunch.

FROM £135
Michaelmas Cay Cruise (inc lunch) excursion
Michaelmas Cay Cruise (inc lunch)

Set sail aboard the luxury sailing catamaran, Ocean Spirit, for a day to remember with a wide range of activities. Michaelmas Cay is a small, reef sand island, rich with sea life such as green sea turtles, giant clams, molluscs, invertebrates and tropical reef fish. Available daily from Cairns and Palm Cove the tour also includes morning/afternoon tea, use of all snorkelling equipment (including demo and tuition) and a marine biologist presentation. Minimum age 12 years. AU$6.50 environment management charge payable locally.

FROM £149
Ballooning excursion

Early pick up from your Cairns or Port Douglas hotel to the launch site. Watch the balloons inflate before you take off and float over the Atherton Tablelands. Fly for approximately 30 minutes taking in the scenery before landing. Available daily (excluding 25 Dec, 01 Jan and 14 Feb) from Cairns and Port Douglas. Minimum age 3 years. AU$30 aviation levy is payable locally.

FROM £155
Kuranda All Inclusive (inc lunch) excursion
Kuranda All Inclusive (inc lunch)

This tour gives an insight into the rainforest, and a unique indigenous culture. Meet your indigenous guide at Tjapukai, who will show you the many attractions of this fascinating park. You’ll then board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and be amazed as you glide silently over the rainforest. After free time in Kuranda climb aboard the Scenic Railway for a spectacular journey through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and around curves before rejoining your coach to your hotel. Available daily from Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas.

FROM £155
Silversonic Snorkelling (inc lunch) excursion
Silversonic Snorkelling (inc lunch)

Silversonic is designed for snorkelling and diving, visiting the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Spending 5 hours on the reef enables small groups of divers and snorkellers to explore the delights of this underwater world through the three different outer reef locations. Available daily from Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas and also includes a guided snorkel tour, morning/ afternoon tea. AU$6.50 environment management charge payable locally. Fuel surcharge may also be payable locally.

FROM £169
Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Cruise (inc lunch) excursion
Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Cruise (inc lunch)

Travel by fast wavepiercer catamaran to the activity platform at Agincourt Reef, at the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Ideal for both snorkellers and non-swimmers seeking the widest choice of reef experiences including snorkelling, underwater observatory and semi-submersible. All snorkelling equipment and tuition isprovided. Available daily from Port Douglas and Cairns and also includes morning/afternoon tea. AU$6.50 environment management charge payable locally. Fuel surcharge may also be payable locally.

FROM £179

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