Excursions in Port Douglas & Palm Cove

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

Cape Tribulation & Daintree excursion
Cape Tribulation & Daintree

ravel to Port Douglas for a tropical breakfast at the Wildlife Habitat for ‘Breakfast with the Birds’. Travel onwards and cross the Daintree River on the cable-driven ferry and along the rainforest-fringed Cape Tribuation Road through Daintree National Park, a magnificent wilderness region. After lunch there is time for a swim or walk along the spectacular beach before a guided rainforest walk. On the return journey enjoy a Daintree River Cruise where you can hope to spot crocodiles, birds and other wildlife as you journey through the mangroves. Available daily from Cairns and Palm Cove and includes breakfast and lunch.

FROM £41
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 and includes lunch.

FROM £119
Kuranda Rail, Skyrail & Tjapukai excursion
Kuranda Rail, Skyrail & Tjapukai

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 before rejoining your coach to your hotel. Available daily from Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas.

FROM £134
Michaelmas Cay Cruise excursion
Michaelmas Cay Cruise

Set sail aboard the 32 metre luxury sailing catamaran, the 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 includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, snorkelling demonstrations and tuition, use of all snorkelling equipment, use of flotation vests, marine biologist presentations and an informative semi-submersible tour. Introductory dives are at an extra cost.

FROM £149
Ballooning excursion

Early pick up from your Cairns or Port Douglas hotel to the launch site. Watch the balloons inflate before you rise in the air for a spectacular sunrise over Australia’s outback. Fly for approximately 30 minutes taking in the scenery before landing. Available daily from Cairns and Port Douglas. An AU$30 aviation levy is payable locally.

FROM £172
Silversonic Snorkelling excursion
Silversonic Snorkelling

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 experience the very best of nature’s beauty. At an additional cost, the novice diver can enjoy 1 or 2 introductory dives whilst certified divers will enjoy up to 3 dives on three different reef locations. Dive sites are chosen for their visual impact and ecological diversity. Available daily from Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas and includes a guided snorkel tour, morning, and afternoon tea and lunch.

FROM £178
Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Cruise excursion
Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Cruise

Travel in comfort aboard the fast air-conditioned wavepiercer catamaran to the exclusive activity platform at Agincourt ribbon 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 is provided. Fuel surcharge may be payable locally. Available daily from Port Douglas and Cairns and includes morning and afternoon tea and lunch.

FROM £183
Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail excursion
Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail

Board the Kuranda Scenic Rail and set off travelling through hand-hewn tunnels and across bridges with amazing views. Stop at Barron Gorge to view the falls before arriving at beautiful Kuranda station. The rest of the day is free to explore the ‘Village in the Rainforest’. Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your return journey, gliding silently over and through the rainforest. Take advantage of the two stops enroute for a walk through the rainforest or to visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre. Available daily from Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas.

FROM £184

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