There are endless options for tours to explore Cairns, but which tours are the best?

There are lots of tours available for many destinations around Cairns. One of the most popular tour destinations from Cairns is the Great Barrier Reef. Below are some of our top Cairns tours to help decide which tour is most fitting for you!

Great Barrier Reef Adventure

Our Great Barrier Reef Adventure is a great option if you are eager to jump in the water and snorkel around the reefs. This popular tour includes return transport on an air-conditioned catamaran from Cairns.

Don’t worry if you’re new to snorkelling! Your knowledgeable guide will teach you how to use the equipment that is provided for this tour. With three hours on the outer reefs, you’ll have plenty of time to explore the colourful underwater world below.

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Diving Tour

Another popular Cairns trip is our Great Barrier Reef Diving Tour. This tour is great for travellers who are confident on the water and want to explore further below the ocean’s surface.

You can choose between a beginner or certified dive, in addition to snorkelling and swimming. When you’re not in the water, you can enjoy the free meals and beverages available to you on the boat. You’ll be able to explore the incredible reefs up close with six hours on the water.

Full-Day Great Barrier Reef Trip

A great reef option for families and non-swimmers is our Full Day Reef Trip. You can choose to swim and snorkel on this tour, or you can enjoy the reef from above the water. Some options for viewing the reef from above include the sundeck and a glass bottom boat.

This tour also includes a presentation from a marine biologist. You’ll have the opportunity to feed fish and learn about the different species with your on-board marine expert.

Atherton Tablelands Tour

Heading inland, our Atherton Tablelands and Waterfall Tour is a popular trip for hiking and exploring. Hiking through the rainforest, you’ll discover some of the most beautiful waterfalls. From serene swimming holes to a natural rock slide, there’s a lot to see.

You’ll be able to take in the scenery from a range of vantage points. While hiking, be sure to take in the wildlife. You never know what native creatures you may spot on the grounds of the rainforest!

Atherton Tablelands Waterfall

Cape Tribulation Day Tour

Our Cape Tribulation Day Tour is another of our top Cairns tours. You’ll be captivated by the Daintree Rainforest on this adventurous day trip.

While crossing the Daintree River, you’ll have the chance to spot crocodiles from the ferry. After lunch, you can relax in the cool, freshwater streams that weave through the rainforest. You’ll have plenty of time to explore and take in the scenery before heading back to Cairns.

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