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*Helicopter Flights - 30-45-60 Minutes

Rates from: $415

Nautilus Aviation offer a variety of scenic flights over the Tropical Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef with flight times ranging from 30 minutes up to 60 minutes. Fly over the world's largest coral reef system with views of beautiful Islands, sandy cays and spectacular coral gardens.  Experience the beauty of world heritage listed rainforest, creeks and waterfalls.  The choice is yours!

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Aquarium By Twilight

Rates from: $85

Cairns best evening experience! Exclusive, guided after-hours tour, with the option to include a perfectly matched 3 course dining experience in a stunning sea life backdrop. 

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Cairns Boat Hire

Rates from: $249

Hiring our self-drive boats is a popular pastime with locals and visitors to Cairns. Enjoy fishing, sightseeing and even crocodile spotting along stunning Trinity Inlet. Relax on an all day adventure exploring the entire area around Admiralty Island or head out for a few hours to fish with some expert tips available on great areas for a catch from our crew.

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Cairns Discovery Tours

Rates from: $99

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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Cairns Harbour Cruise

Rates from: $65

Explore Cairns from a different perspective as you take to the water on a inlet cruise. The Cairns Harbour Cruise is an ideal way to unwind after a day spent exploring, so kick back, relax, and enjoy the breeze in your hair. While on-board, you’ll have the chance to see all the city’s landmarks, spot wildlife and enjoy a drink or two as the sun goes down. Day cruises, sunset cruises and private charters available.

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Discovery Tours - Half Day 4WD Rainforest Tour

Rates from: $169

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

Rates from: $99

Fitzroy Island is located only 45 mintute from Cairns by fast catamaran. Fitzroy Island is one of 600 continental 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: $99

This vessel is owned by Fitzroy Island and acts as the transfer service for those wanting to visit the island. 

NB*  11am & 12:15pm transfers are limited during Feb/March

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Gone Fishing - Cairns Trinity Inlet

Rates from: $120

An excellent half day option to go out and catch some fish either in the morning or the afternoon in the calm waters of the Trinity Inlet. Try your luck at catching one of 50 species active in this waterway some of which are Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Trevally, Salmon, Grunter, Jew Fish, Fingermark and Gold Spot Cod.

All bait and tackle is supplied and there is even the luxury of an on board toilet. There is an overhead shade canopy for protection from the mid day sun.

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Green Island - Big Cat Cruises

Rates from: $105

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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Half Day Barron River Rafting

Rates from: $149

Join Foaming Fury's professional team for an afternoon of thrills and spills on the Barron River. Travel 20 minutes from Cairns to the Barron River and let Foaming Fury's river guide entertain you in eight person rafts. Spend two hours paddling rapids up to Grade 3. Barron River is a Dam controlled river, allowing consistent supplies of water all year round. A professional photographer accompanies each tour, providing top quality rafting photographs for purchase.

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Half Day River Tubing

Rates from: $104

Two hours of "River Tubing Fun" on either the Behana Gorge or Mulgrave River.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery, free morning or afternoon snack and is suitable for the whole family (minimum age is 5 yrs).

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

Rates from: $114

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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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Animal Encounters (BMAG)

Rates from: $85

We can offer half day or full day packages with return bus transfers, entry  to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures with options from cuddling a koala, to feeding a crocodile!  Award winning Eco Tourism Attraction and includes a boat cruise to see the crocs lunge out of water during feeding.

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Horse Riding and ATV - Kuranda

Rates from: $179

KUR-Cow Barnwell Farm is an excellent choice for those seeking a unique and memorable experience, offering a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and rural charm. Only 45 minutes drive from Cairns.

We are a working cattle farm with horses and other friendly farm animals, allowing visitors to experience the beauty of rural life with easy access to nearby attractions such as the Barron Gorge National Park and the Atherton Tablelands.
There are also several other activities to enjoy, such as horse riding and ATV tours.

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Hot Air Cairns - Balloon Flights

Rates from: $420

If ballooning is something you've always wanted to do, then don't hesitate, Cairns has one of the best suited climates for ballooning.  See our spectacular balloon inflation display and  the many colourful balloons; it's just like a balloon fiesta!

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Kuranda Wildlife Experience - Koala Gardens, Birdworld & Butterfly Sanctuary

Rates from: $59

Combine the award-winning Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway with three of Kuranda's best wildlife attractions. Stroll through the amazing aviary at Birdworld and The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, home to over 1500 free flying tropical butterflies and get up close to our unique Aussie wildlife at Kuranda Koala Gardens.

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Lady Douglas River Cruise

Rates from: $45

All cruises showcase a wide variety of visual delights; take in the spectacular wilderness and scenery of the mangroves, wildlife, shipwrecks, and harbour and coastal views around the inlet entrance.

Spend time searching for wild estuarine crocodiles in their natural habitat and exploring the mangroves. 

Sunset Cruises include a stunning sunset at the end of the tour.


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Luxury Car Hire Cairns

These cars provide an experience, not just a ride. Premium American Muscle Cars, delivering power, performance and prestige. These vehicles are exclusive to the Cairns Luxury Car Hire fleet and are available for day and overnight hire, to licensed Australian drivers aged 28 years and over (30 years for Porsche).

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Palm Cove Sea Kayak Tours

Rates from: $87

Choose from three amazing Kayak tours departing from Palm Cove Beach. Start your day by gently gliding over the fringing reefs of Double Island waiting for those first streaks of sunlight to burst from the horizon or visit double Island and Scout's Hat and explore the rock pools for octopus, sea cucumber, crabs, soft corals and a vast array of Great Barrier Reef fish.

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Port Douglas Transfers

Rates from: $50

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 from your accommodation in Cairns or the airport and drop 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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Rainforestation Nature Park - Aboriginal Culture, Wildlife & Army Duck Rainforest Tour

Rates from: $63

Your experience includes return hotel transfers, free time in Kuranda Village and a visit to the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park.  Here you can take a tour on a historic World War II Army Duck, as well as feed a kangaroo and see a Cassowary in the Koala & Wildlife Park and learn about Indigenous culture with the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience.

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Skypark Bungy and Giant Swing

Rates from: $99

Skypark Cairns is the only bungy tower in the whole of Australia and at 50 metres tall with 16 different jump styles it will give you the thrill you are seeking. Skypark is set in a rainforest setting with a pond below for water touches, and the tower provides amazing views over the rainforest out to Green Island.  Skypark's Giant Jungle Swing is a multi-person swing for 1-3 people to experience extreme speed and acceleration from 45 metres high into the rainforest canopy and reaching speeds up to 120km/h! 

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Spirit of Cairns - Dinner Cruise

Rates from: $129


Spirit of Cairns is a luxury 26m sailing catamaran providing regular Cairns dinner cruises on the calm waters of Trinity Inlet overlooking the beautiful Cairns Esplanade.  The Spirit of Cairns dinner cruise departs the Marlin Marina at 6.30pm and returns at 9pm. Enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival  then a three-course buffet sourced from the freshest ingredients and featuring the region's best produce (including seafood). 

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Spirit of Cairns Christmas Lunch

Rates from: $260

Spending Christmas in the tropics? Relax and unwind on board Spirit of Cairns for your Christmas Lunch – fuss free! Enjoy a welcome mimosa or non-alcoholic drink as you board, nibble on  festive canapés and admire the view as we cruise the calm waters of Trinity Inlet and across the waterfront precinct of Cairns.


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Stand Up Paddle Boarding - Island or Rainforest

Rates from: $79

This unique stand up paddle boarding company offers a variety of locations to visually enjoy your surroundings whilst doing a serene activity you will love. Visit a beautiful blue volcanic crater lake, or make your way down along a river, or visit an idyllic island to enhance this amazing activity.

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Swim with the Salties

Rates from: $143

CrocArena is home to the spine-tingling “Swim with The Salties” experience.  Swim just centimetres away from these man-eating beasts and engage in the most terrifying experience that comes from watching these apex predators bone crushing jaws snap close, and marvel at the sheer power and size of these giant reptiles.

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Waterfall Wanderers Splash & Slide


Rates from: $129


Cairns Half Day Splash & Slide Waterfalls Tour. We think a holiday is just as much about resting and relaxing as it is about adventuring and exploring - that's why we have developed our new half day Waterfall Wanderers tour!


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