Cairns Travel

Tours from Cairns

Cape Tribulation Overnight Accommodation Options
Cape Tribulation Overnight Accommodation Options
The ideal package for those heading to Cape Tribulation. Combine a trip to a Wildlife Park on the way there and a River Cruise on the way back to Cairns with different accommodation.

You are at your leisure to either relax or try some of the many great activities available at Cape Trib such as horse riding, jungle canopy surfing, sea kayaking or bush walking

From $195
Cape Tribulation 2 night Accommodation Options
Cape Tribulation 2 night Accommodation Options
There is so much to do in Cape Tribulation. This package combines two nights accommodation with a tour to the Wildlife Habitat on the way North and a Daintree River Cruise on your return to Cairns

Choose from a variety of accommodation options to suit any budget and then have a whole free day for activities such as horse trekking, sea kayaking, guided rainforest walks and canopy eco ziplines.

From $226
4WD 2 day Cooktown Explorer Tour
4WD 2 day Cooktown Explorer Tour
Journey into the World Heritage Daintree National Park and the historical town of Cooktown by 4WD.

Drive through Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation, Bloomfield 4WD Track, Cooktown and the mysterious Black Mountain on this 2 day adventure.

From $439
4WD 3 day Cooktown Wanderer
4WD 3 day Cooktown Wanderer
Spend 3 days exploring off road in far northern Queensland. Travel north through the tropical Daintree Rainforest National Park, spending the night near Cape Tribulation, before arriving in Cooktown to enjoy the history of the town.

Travel one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives through the Black Mountains and along the Bloomfield 4WD only Track, take Daintree River cruise, lunch at a the Lions Den Hotel, 1 night Cape Tribulation, 1 night Cooktown.

From $849
Unique Aboriginal Experience Overnight Cape Tribulation
Unique Aboriginal Experience Overnight Cape Tribulation
The Daintree Dreaming tour is one of the most intimate and authentic Aboriginal cultural experiences over 2 days from Cairns to the lands of the Kuku Yalanji people of North Queensland.

Go on a traditional hunt to gather bush tucker like Mud Crabs, fish, mussels. Journey into the lush rainforest of Mossman Gorge and experience the the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, partake in an Aboriginal art class, and take part in a traditional Welcome to Country ceremony.

From $589
16 Day Cairns to Sydney East Coast Essentials
16 Day Cairns to Sydney East Coast Essentials
An epic road trip from Cairns to Sydney with like minded fun travelers – with exciting inclusions such as Cape Tribulation day trip, Great Barrier Reef tour, a 2 Day / 1 Night Fraser Island tour, a Whitsundays trip and Rainbow Beach dolphin kayak.

There is plenty to do and see on this 16 day east coast experience. Tick off iconic destinations including Cape Tribulation, Magnetic Island, the Whitsundays, Fraser Island, Byron Bay and The Blue Mountains. Mountains to seas, oceans and islands, villages and cities – this tour has it all.

From $2659
Trev Pass - Cairns to Sydney
Trev Pass - Cairns to Sydney
Have an enormous amount of fun with likeminded travellers on this great East Coast bus pass

Visit beautiful Magnetic Island, Airlie Beach, Rainbow Beach and Byron Bay. Have the chance to visit tropical paradise Great Keppel Island. Travel by train in Queensland and on Stray's own bus from Rainbow Beach to Sydney.

From $845
Trev Freestyle Tour Cairns to Sydney
Trev Freestyle Tour Cairns to Sydney
From Cairns to Sydney, you'll be travelling down the coast on a mix of our Stray buses, comfortable trains and ferry.

Amazing freestyle tour from Cairns to Sydney. Take in the whole East Coast from top to bottom on this flexible adventure tour. Visit tropical islands, golden sand beaches, experience the Great Barrier Reef and iconic beach towns.

From $2799

Day Trips from Cairns

Daintree Dreaming Ngadiku Day Tour
Daintree Dreaming Ngadiku Day Tour
The Daintree Dreaming day tour into the lush rainforest of the Mossman Gorge is one of the most intimate and authentic Aboriginal experiences in North Queensland.

Enjoy a welcome smoking ceremony to the lands of the Kuku Yalanji people and a traditional hunt to gather bush tucker like Mud Crabs, fish, mussels before sitting down to have a taste of what you have gathered.

From $330
Go Wild Cape Tribulation Day Tour
Go Wild Cape Tribulation Day Tour
The Cape Tribulation highlights one-day trip into the Daintree a gem in Australia's crown of natural icons.

A scenic journey along the Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas, Wildlife Habitat, Daintree River Cable Ferry, tropical Lunch. Rainforest Boardwalk, Cape Tribulation Beach, Alexandra Lookout, Daintree River Cruise.

From $160
Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Wildlife Eco Experience
Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Wildlife Eco Experience
Depart Cairns around 7 am and return around 7.30pm for a full day out in Cape Tribulation within the Daintree National Park- where the oldest rainforest in the world meets the Great Barrier Reef.

All the Cape Tribulation highlights in one day: scenic journey along the Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas, Wildlife Habitat, Daintree River Cable Ferry, Tropical Lunch, Rainforest Boardwalk, Cape Tribulation Beach, Alexandra Lookout, Daintree River Cruise.

From $175
Cooktown 4WD Day Trip Adventure
Cooktown 4WD Day Trip Adventure
If you are into history, botany, adventure - then this 4WD trip through the spectacular scenery of the tropical North Queensland rainforest and outback is the trip for you.

This is one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives through the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation. Stop at the Mysterious Black Mountains and travel to the historic Cooktown outback of Far North Queensland via the 4WD only Bloomfield Track.

From $295
Atherton Tablelands Hot Air Balloon Flight
Atherton Tablelands Hot Air Balloon Flight
An incredible 30 minute hot air balloon flight in some of the best conditions anywhere in the world.

Discover the Cairns Atherton Tablelands like never before. Float over the picturesque Mareeba Valley and experience Australia’s best Ballooning location with over 300 days of sunshine every year.

From $199
Skydive Cairns
Skydive Cairns
Skydive Cairns is arguably the premium skydiving site in Australia. Enjoy a spectacular freefall with views of the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Rainforest.

Skydive Cairns are the only operators able to jump directly over Cairns and also offer night and sunrise jumps. Take advantage of RAG exclusive buy one pass and jump anywhere in Australia offer.

From $199
Half Day Cairns Canyoning
Half Day Cairns Canyoning
Try canyoning deep in the Cairns rainforest where you abseil, zip line, slide and jump beside the waterfalls and pools off the Crystal Cascades.

Hidden in the tropical rainforests, Crystal Cascades is a natural series of waterfalls that flow into large pools perfect for people from all nationalities and walks of life, while still allowing everyone to experience the thrill of canyoning.

From $155
Tully River Full Day White Water Rafting
Tully River Full Day White Water Rafting
The must do adventure activity in Queensland, attracting visitors from around the globe. White water Rafting is an action packed day out from Cairns.

Each raft is controlled by a highly trained river guide, who teaches you the correct techniques during the day, and shares with you the history and wonders of this magnificent landscape which few get to see.

From $184
1 Day Classic Kuranda Experience
1 Day Classic Kuranda Experience
Journey on the Kuranda Scenic Railway from Cairns to the famous Rainforestation Nature Park, this award-winning attraction where you will have an up close experience with native Australian nature.

Take the Army Duck Rainforest Tour, watch the Pamagirri Dance Show and join the Dreamtime Walk, learn to throw a boomerang and play a didgeridoo. Join a tour of the wildlife park, and see crocodiles, wombats, and hand feed kangaroos and wallabies. Return to Cairns on the Skyrail Cableway over the Rainforest

From $239
Half day Barron River White Water Rafting
Half day Barron River White Water Rafting
The perfect introduction trip to white Water Rafter on the grade 2-3 Barron River

Departing Cairns every afternoon this trip suits people of all ages (above 13). Tackle the famous Rooster Tail rapid on this eco-adventure through Barron Gorge National Park

From $115

Great Barrier Reef Day Snorkel and Dive Trips

1 Day Passions of Paradise Outer Reef Cruise
1 Day Passions of Paradise Outer Reef Cruise
Dive, Snorkel and Sail the outer Great Barrier Reef away from the crowds with Passions of Paradise, an award-winning, eco-accredited local operator.

Passions of Paradise has the perfect name to describe this one-day diving experience The Great Barrier Reef is something you must see when you come to Australia.

From $189
Green Island and Great Barrier Reef Sailing Day Trip
Green Island and Great Barrier Reef Sailing Day Trip
Ocean Free is the only sailing boat going out to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns and also Green Island.

Everything about this day out from Cairns is fantastic. All day food, exceptional snorkelling amongst plentiful marine life and a fantastic sailing experience to Cairns.

From $195
Upolu Cay Snorkel or Dive Day Trip
Upolu Cay Snorkel or Dive Day Trip
Ocean Freedom is a fast boat getting you to Upolu Cay - a naturally formed coral cay and the perfect location reef snorkelling and scuba diving.

Have an hour of uninterrupted snorkelling or try your first ever scuba dive in these perfectly protected, shallow waters before any other dive tours arrive.

From $195
Premium Great Barrier Reef Day Trip
Premium Great Barrier Reef Day Trip
ReefQuest is a brand new luxury vessel with modern state of the art facilities to take you to some of the most unique snorkel and dive spots on the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

Experience unrivaled comfort as you visit Norman, Saxon and Hastings Reefs approximately 70km offshore. You will have over 4 hours to explore the superb coral formations and an abundance of coral and marine life including inquisitive Nemos, Turtles, Stingrays, and Wally the friendly Maori Wrasse.

From $250
Great Barrier Reef Day Trip
Great Barrier Reef Day Trip
The wonderful vessel SeaQuest offers fantastic value for money for all levels of divers including snorkelers, certified divers, and absolute novices.

Visit two stunning Great Barrier reef locations with all equipment included and the possibility of two dives during your day out.

From $210
Overnight on the Great Barrier Reef
Overnight on the Great Barrier Reef
Enjoy 2 full days and 1 night of sailing, snorkelling and scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef.

Wake up on Australia's magnificent Great Barrier Reef aboard the 16 metre ketch OceanQuest which is designed specifically for overnight liveaboard voyages to explore the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

From $465
2 nights live-aboard Great Barrier Reef
2 nights live-aboard Great Barrier Reef
Enjoy 3 full days and 2 nights of sailing, snorkelling and scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef on the purpose built OceanQuest vessel.

You’ll be sure to experience the best coral and marine life locations Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef have to offer on your liveaboard dive adventure.

From $610
Premium Open Water Dive Course
Premium Open Water Dive Course
There is no better place to learn to dive in the world than Australia's Great Barrier Reef and this 5 day PADI "Open Water" dive course is by far the most popular way to do it.

Spend two days in the purpose built Cairns dive training facilities and then enjoy the thrill of staying out on the Great Barrier Reef for 3 days and 2 nights on a premium live aboard vessel while learning to dive.

From $915
Budget Open Water Dive Course
Budget Open Water Dive Course
This 4 day learn to dive PADI course is the best value learn to dive course in Australia. Choose your own accommodation in Cairns and head out daily on the course to the classroom, pool, and Great Barrier Reef day trips.

You will learn to Dive in just two classroom and pool training days, and two separate day trips to the magnificent Outer Barrier Reef with Cairns most established and renowned dive operator. You will get the opportunity to do one 'fun dive’ - time permitting.

From $625

Where to Stay in Cairns

DAN Queens Court Cairns
DAN Queens Court Cairns
Options include air-conditioned budget rooms with shared bathrooms to our 4 star self contained studios.

Cairns, in the tropical far north of Queensland, is considered the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef and beyond. Out accommodation options offer variety at affordable prices

Gilligans Cairns
Gilligans Cairns
The best of the best accommodation with a variety of accommodation options available

Each of the four levels has it’s own state of the art kitchen and breakout area. Awesome facilities and services include free linen, free airport pick up from the airport to Gilligan's between 8am and 8pm, internet café, WiFi throughout the levels, and a stunning lagoon swimming pool.