Cairns

Welcome to Cairns – a laidback town in Tropical North Queensland and your gateway to some of Australia’s best-known attractions. From here you can explore two World Heritage Listed destinations, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.

Our Cairns tours offer the chance to relax on tropical islands, splash under serene waterfalls and much more! From chasing waterfalls on the Atherton Tablelands, to finding Nemo on the Great Barrier Reef, there’s a day tour for everyone from Cairns. Enjoy a historical train journey in Kuranda or relax underneath the palm trees of Green Island. Wildlife lovers will relish the opportunity to observe some of the unique Australian wildlife that is found in the region including cassowaries, turtles and tree kangaroos.

Best Cairns Tours & Day Trips

A Cairns tour is a great way to explore this sun-drenched and remarkable region. Our spectacular Cairns day tours and trips are perfect for discovering everything that this beautiful region has to offer, including its spectacular beaches, scenic lookouts, and wonderful wildlife.

The colourful corals, vibrant tropical fish and weird and wonderful marine creatures of the Great Barrier Reef make Cairns a must-visit destination on any trip to Australia. With several Great Barrier Reef tours on offer, we’re sure to have the perfect option for you! Have a go scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef Diving tour, try out the numerous marine activities on the Sunlover Cruises Full Day Reef Tour or sail away on a luxury catamaran on the Full Day Great Barrier Reef Tour. If you’re staying in Port Douglas, our Wave Dancer Low Isles and Great Barrier Reef Adventure depart locally from the Crystalbrook Marina.

Cross the Daintree River and begin exploring the dense lush forest and fresh flowing creeks that make the Daintree Rainforest so special. Enjoy the spectacular views from lookout points to admire where the two World Heritage-listed sites exist side by side – Daintree and The Great Barrier Reef! Take a wildlife spotting cruise to observe crocodiles as they laze about on the riverbanks or wander down to the beach at Cape Tribulation to enjoy the peaceful serenity of where the Coral Sea meets the rainforest.

In addition to exciting Cairns reef and rainforest tours, we offer a 5-hour Cairns city tour that lets you experience all of the region’s highlights from the comfort of a luxurious air-conditioned coach. On our Cairns half-day tour, you can encounter heritage buildings, enjoy panoramic views from Copperlode Lookout, and make a stop at the beautiful Flecker Botanic Gardens. With fascinating commentary from our local guide, it’s a great way to get to know the city.

Explore Other Day Trips from Cairns

The Daintree Rainforest is not the only place to enjoy the rainforests of Tropical North Queensland! Join our Atherton Tablelands Tour to bathe under the cascading waters of several waterfalls and discover the unique plants and animals that call the region home. You may be lucky enough to spot a tree kangaroo or a platypus!

If you’re idea of a holiday involves lazing about on a tropical island beach, we have two great options for you. Tours from Cairns to Fitzroy Island and Green Island depart daily to these spectacular paradises on the inner reef. Explore the rainforests with walking trails that snake over the island, snorkel just off the beach (and keep an eye out for turtles!) or simply find a place on the beach and soak up some sun.

If you’re interested in exploring this sunny slice of paradise, book a Cairns tour online today! You can also call us on 1300 242 488 to find out more about our tours, reef tours and other available options.

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