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Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns
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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
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Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour
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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
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$64.67
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The Paronella Experience

The Paronella Experience

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The only full experience tour Live commentary, storytelling & audio podcast Afternoon tea on the beach Cassowary wildlife spotting and stargazing Private tour of park and Hydro Power Station Free pick up and drop off from/to selected pick up zones  Impressive evening light show with music Dinner with a Country pub experience
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.03
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Kuranda tour via Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail - small group tour

Kuranda tour via Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail - small group tour

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This small-group tour includes transfers from your hotel to Cairns Railway Station where you will board the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway for a journey over 37 bridges & through 15 tunnels passing the rainforest to the charming village of Kuranda. It’s a short walk to the village where you will have 2 hours to dine, explore, shop or perhaps an exciting encounter with wildlife at one of the zoos. Later, make your way to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where you will glide over the rainforest canopy as you make your way to the Barron Falls. View the magnificent Barron Gorge, falls & visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre before re-boarding the cableway and making your way to Red Peak Station. From there explore the World Heritage listed rainforest before re-boarding and completing your journey at Smithfield where you will be met and transferred to your accomodation.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.60
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Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail - small group tour

Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail - small group tour

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Glide over the worlds oldest rainforest on the magnificent Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and enjoy a fabulous rainforest boardwalk and the views of the spectacular Barron Gorge and Falls as you make your way to the charming rainforest village of Kuranda. Once there choose from a vast array of activities including local markets, arts and crafts, enjoy an encounter with animals or butterflies (fees apply) and enjoy a relaxing lunch (own expense) before joining the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway on a spectacular journey through 15 tunnels and over 37 bridges enjoying magnificent views as you make your way to Freshwater Station to be met and transferred to your hotel, arriving about 4pm.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
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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
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Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns City Sights & Surrounds Tour
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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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$64.67
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Goldsborough Valley Tour: Stand up Paddle through sacred lands
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Goldsborough Valley Tour: Stand up Paddle through sacred lands

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Try Australia’s fastest growing water sport this holiday and hop on an eco-friendly stand-up paddleboard to explore the Goldsborough Valley from Cairns. Venture into the heart of Wooroonooran National Park, hike to Kearneys Falls, then glide down the Mulgrave River on a stand-up paddleboard. Jump off to swim or snorkel in the cool waters, then refuel with a delicious morning tea before being dropped back at your hotel.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Daintree Wanderer Tour

Private Daintree Wanderer Tour

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This private tour is a fun and convenient way of visiting the Daintree Rainforest from Cairns, Palm Cove, or Port Douglas. You won’t have to worry about driving yourself as you’ll be transported via a private, air-conditioned minivan. Experience the natural beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site while learning all about the unique flora and fauna here from your guide. Stretch your legs on a guided walk, cruise on the Daintree River, and much more.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$513.34
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Cairns National Park Rainforest and Waterfall Small Group Tour Shore Excursion
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Cairns National Park Rainforest and Waterfall Small Group Tour Shore Excursion

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Maximize your time in Cairns on an action-packed 5-hour shore excursion that takes in the best of Queensland’s tropical north. Marvel over natural wonders like Barron Gorge and Surprise Falls as you explore the Barron Gorge National Park; climb the Lamb Range for spectacular views over the Great Barrier Reef and visit the Copperlode Dam. Then, venture off-road on a 4WD tour of Kuranda National Park and stop at Kuranda Village and Barron Falls. This small-group tour is limited to 13 people.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.89
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Kuranda tour via bus and Kuranda Scenic Rail

Kuranda tour via bus and Kuranda Scenic Rail

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This small-group tour of Kuranda will take you to many of the area’s highlights while being more affordable than pricey private tours. After a brief village tour to get your bearings, spend three hours exploring Kuranda at your leisure, so you can see and do exactly what you want. This is followed by a ride on the unmissable Kuranda Scenic Railway, a feat of engineering through the rainforest.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.27
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Private Tour to Paronella Park, Historic Village Herberton and wild life Wallaby

Private Tour to Paronella Park, Historic Village Herberton and wild life Wallaby

This full-day tour from Cairns allows you to visit Paronella Park, Herberton Village, and Granite Gorge in a single day. Round-trip transportation from central Cairns, as well as a light lunch, are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$330.01
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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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$330.01
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Hartleys Crocodile Adventures (ex Cairns)

Hartleys Crocodile Adventures (ex Cairns)

From the cute and cuddly to the gentle giants, get up close and personal while exploring 10 hectares of wildlife sanctuary at Hartley's crocodile adventures.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.54
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