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Welcome, please note we are currently operating reduced opening hours.

Tourism activities are returning to normal and it's still a great time to visit the region. For information and bookings, please contact us on (07) 4047 9123 between 10am - 5pm daily. Alternately, you can email us at shields@cairnstouristinformation.com.au

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note the times on the following options as some are early morning, mid-day or late afternoon.

BIG CAT - Green Island


Rates from: $99

Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on the inner part of the Great Barrier Reef with unique island rainforests, surrounded by white sandy beaches & coral reefs with a variety of marine life. Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises is locally owned and operated and offers you the choice of full day or half day cruises.

 

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Cairns Discovery Tours & Packages


Rates from: $87

Discover Cairns as you explore the city’s rich history, glimpses of its cultural heritage and iconic landmarks. Visit St Monica’s Cathedral and the breath-taking stained glass windows and also visit the Cairns History Museum. Discover the unique flora of the tropics – exotic herbs, spices and valuable timber trees. Enjoy a guided walk through the Botanical Gardens and delight in our stunning city and mountain views and visit Stunning Palm Cove.

You can package this tour with Green Island or the Cairns Aquarium to make the most of your day!

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Discovery Tours - Half Day 4WD Rainforest Tour


Rates from: $140

This is the only company who offer an easy 4WD Half Day Tour from Cairns.  You will stop at a giant fig tree with its own boardwalk, do a few creek crossings, enjoy tropical fruit tastings, see the amazing termite mounds, Kuranda, Barron Falls and you can swim at Davies Creek. All with a knowledgable Naturalist Guide who will remain with you to provide guided walks with informative commentary. 

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Fitzroy Island Adventures (ex RT)


Rates from: $79

Fitzroy Island is located only 45 mintute from Cairns by fast catamaran. Fitzroy Island is one of 600 "Continental" or "High" islands on the Great Barrier Reef which means it used to be part of the mainland before rising waters separated this tranquil paradise.

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Fitzroy Island Ferry


Rates from: $82

This vessel is owned by Fitzroy Island and acts as the transfer service for those wanting to visit the island. They do give the option to hire snorkel gear and/or do a glass bottom boat tour whilst on the island.

Departs the mainland at: 0800 - 1100 - 1330 (it takes approximately 45 minutes to get to the island).

Leaves the island at: 0930 - 1215 - 1700 (it takes approximately 45 minutes to get to the island).

 

 

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Great Adventures - Green Island


Rates from: $88

This company provides three daily departure times to Green Island.  A Green Island visit is perfect for holiday makers with limited time offering a half day experience, or if you prefer spend all day - up to 7 hours on a tropical island paradise!  With a range of exciting optional activities, Green Island has something for everyone. 

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures - Half Day Package (TH)


Rates from: $84

NOT OPERATING ON SUNDAYS - UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Come and enjoy a fun filled afternoon visiting Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, the best place in Far North QLD to see crocodiles. There is also a large variety of other native Australian wildlife to encounter such as koalas, kangaroos and cassowarys.  Return accommodation transfers from Cairns, Trinity Beach, Kewarra Beach and Palm Cove are included as well as the entry fee to the crocodile park.

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Hot Air Cairns - Balloon Flights


Rates from: $250

OCTOBER SPECIALS:

Self Drive - $229pp / Ex Cairns Hotels - $249pp / Ex Northern Beaches Hotels - $269pp / Ex Port Douglas Hotels - $299pp

We are Australia's largest and most respected Balloon operator and our balloon tours depart Cairns daily!

If ballooning is something you've always wanted to do, then don't hesitate, Cairns has one of the best suited climates for ballooning and hot air balloon prices here are the best value in the southern hemisphere. See our spectacular balloon inflation display and some morning's there are so many colourful balloons; it's just like a balloon fiesta!

 

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Mount-N-Ride - Horse Riding Tours


Rates from: $140

OPERATING - SELF DRIVE ONLY

Situated 30 minutes south of Cairns on a lovely farm property in the Little Mulgrave Valley you can horse ride through the rainforest and Mulgrave River for a half day tour in the morning or afternoon, or a lovely sunset horse ride. Private Tours are also available.  Mount-N-Ride Horse Riding Tours have been operating in this area for over 15 years and cater for all levels of experience.  Assorted scenic trails through the rainforest, river and mountain ranges. 

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North Qld Watersports - Parasailing, Jet Ski and Bumper Tube Rides


Rates from: $35

North QLD Watersports offer Parasailing, Jetski and Bumper Tube Rides. Operating daily from the Cairns Marina you can choose one activity or an adventure package.  For all your watersport thrills and spills join the crew of NQ Watersports for the adventure of your life.

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Port Douglas & Mossman Gorge Transfers


Rates from: $30

OPERATING CAIRNS TO/FROM PORT DOUGLAS AND HARTLEYS CREEK CROCODILE FARM - MONDAY, FRIDAY & SUNDAY

TRANSFERS TO MOSSMAN GORGE UNAVAIALBLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

If you are wanting to simply visit the beautiful seaside town of Port Douglas located one hour north of Cairns there is no 'public bus'. A shuttle bus is available and they will pick up from your accommodation in Cairns or the airport and drop you off in the main street of Port Douglas. Upon your return they will drop you off at your accommodation or at the airport.  You can also include a visit to the Mossman Gorge.

If you are staying in Port for one or more nights the return fares apply at no additional charge.

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Spirit of Cairns - Sunday Lunch Cruises


Rates from: $45

Spirit of Cairns is a luxury 26m sailing catamaran providing Sunday lunch cruises on the calm waters of Trinity Inlet overlooking the beautiful Cairns Esplanade.  The Spirit of Cairns 2.5 hours lunch cruise departs the Marlin Marina at 12.30pm.  Enjoy a hot and cold buffet lunch on board (this has now changed to a plated Sunday Roast meal due to COVID restrictions).

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