Top 20 Things To Do In Cairns & the Tropical North, Australia 2019

Top Tours and Activities In Cairns & the Tropical North, Australia

Great barrier reef luxury snorkel and dive cruise from cairns in cairns 109667

Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

92 Reviews

$157.17

Explore the Great Barrier Reef aboard a sleek, luxury catamaran on this snorkel and dive cruise from Cairns! Spend six hours on the Great Barrier Reef at two different snorkel and dive sites. Cruise in style on the comfortable catamaran before taking a glass- bottom boat tour to Upolu Cay with your onboard marine naturalist, where you can either snorkel or scuba dive (see options below). Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board the catamaran before heading to Upolu Reef to continue snorkeling or diving, and take a guided snorkeling tour! This cruise is limited to 75 guests, ensuring quality customer service and passenger comfort.

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Tully river full day white water rafting from cairns including bbq in cairns 169460

Tully River Full-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns including BBQ Lunch

80 Reviews

$144.90

Want to go white water rafting on your vacation to Tropical North Queensland? Go rafting on the the Tully River on this action packed full-day white water rafting adventure from Cairns! The Tully River rafting adventure, one of Australia's most popular rafting excursions, winds through World Heritage Rainforest and offers rapids up to grade 4.

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Skip the line kuranda scenic railway gold class and skyrail in cairns 148017

Skip the Line: Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

71 Reviews

$164.84

Experience the ultimate Kuranda visit with a skip-the-line ticket for the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Kuranda Skyrail, plus Gold Class service on the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Be amazed at the views of the rainforest and Cairns' beautiful coastline as you glide along the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Have your camera handy as you travel on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, passing Stoney Creek Falls, Barron Falls and Horseshoe Bend. With plenty of free time to shop and to visit the wildlife exhibits in Kuranda, you'll enjoy the best of the region on this popular day trip.

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Hot air ballooning tour from cairns in cairns 138186

Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Cairns

67 Reviews

$199.34

Don't miss the chance to go for a hot-air balloon ride over Far North Queensland's Atherton Tablelands - it's one of the top "must do" activities when visiting the tropics. You have the choice of pick-up from Cairns, the Northern beaches or Palm Cove hotels.

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2 day best of cairns and the great barrier reef in cairns 144220

2-Day Best of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

66 Reviews

$421.67

Spend two days exploring the very best of Cairns. Enjoy a full day in tropical Kuranda and on your second day discover why the Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's a natural wonders. Including a reef cruise and a scenic helicopter flight, this two day package is the ultimate reef and rainforest experience, leaving you with plenty of time to fully appreciate Australia's tropical north.

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Daintree rainforest zipline and wildlife habitat day trip in cairns 116655

Daintree Rainforest Zipline and Wildlife Habitat Day Trip

47 Reviews

$193.20

Zipline through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and get up close to native Australian wildlife on a fun-filled day trip from Cairns, Palm Cove or Port Douglas. After hotel pickup, visit the Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat and see Australian wildlife, such as the endangered cassowary, and enjoy a tropical picnic lunch in the Daintree National Park. Then, spend the afternoon soaring over the treetops on a zipline adventure, where you’ll take in views of the rainforest below and out to the Great Barrier Reef and cruise along the Daintree River.

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Outer great barrier reef dive and snorkel cruise from cairns in cairns 147657

Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

41 Reviews

$170.59

View the colorful underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef on this full-day trip from Cairns. Whether you are a snorkeler or a scuba diver, experienced or a novice, this snorkel and dive cruise from Cairns is the perfect day out on the Great Barrier Reef. Visiting three different dive sites you'll discover the abundant marine life and diversity of coral which the Great Barrier Reef is world-famous for.

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Atherton tablelands rainforest wildlife tour by night in cairns 140704

Atherton Tablelands Rainforest Wildlife Tour by Night

30 Reviews

$152.57

See Australia's unique animals and birds in their natural environment on a rainforest wildlife-spotting tour in the Atherton Tablelands. Led by an expert nature guide, your small-group nocturnal tour visits a number of locations including lush tropical rainforest and a volcanic crater lake. See kangaroos, lizards and possums by day, and search for the elusive platypus after sundown. Enjoy afternoon tea at Lake Barrine and dinner at a country restaurant, then go spotlighting for owls, bats and tree kangaroos by starlight on this fascinating nocturnal wildlife tour.

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Cairns bungy jump and minjin swing in cairns 147206

Cairns Bungy Jump and Minjin Swing

24 Reviews

$91.23

Leap into an adrenaline-fueled adventure with a bungy jump or Minjin Swing at the Cairns Bungy Tower, located in lush rainforest with views of the Coral Sea and the Great Barrier Reef. Whether you are a first-time jumper or an experienced thrill-seeker, you'll experience the exhilaration of soaring through the air when bungy jumping or taking the Minjin Swing, and the professional staff will make sure you have fun and stay safe. Back on the ground, enjoy relaxing around the sundeck, bar and gardens as you watch the antics of your fellow jumpers!

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Cape tribulation mossman gorge and daintree rainforest day trip from in cairns 283507

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns or Port Douglas

23 Reviews

$110.40

Marvel at the natural beauty of Cape Tribulation and its surrounding attractions on a day trip from Cairns and Port Douglas. Get ready for a day of native culture and UNESCO World Heritage–listed wonders, as this guided tour delivers it all: coastal drives, a rainforest walk, Mossman Gorge, the Daintree Rainforest, an indigenous 'Welcome to Country' event and smoke ceremony, and a river cruise, if selected when booking (the river cruise is an optional upgrade). Hotel pickup and drop-off and lunch are included.

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Green island sailing cruise from cairns in cairns 51307

Green Island Sailing Cruise from Cairns

21 Reviews

$157.17

Swim, snorkel or dive in the pristine waters off Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef. From Cairns, sail to the island in style on a two-mast schooner and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board. Explore the beauty of Green Island, see the rainforest or laze on the white sandy beaches and swim amongst the magnificent coral reefs.

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Aboriginal cultural daintree rainforest tour from cairns or port in cairns 183421

Aboriginal Cultural Daintree Rainforest Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas

20 Reviews

$180.17

Experience the Daintree Rainforest and Australia's rich Aboriginal culture on this full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Learn about traditional hunting and gathering techniques on Cooya Beach with an indigenous guide, then visit the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. Gain insight into Australia's indigenous heritage and marvel at the natural beauty of the forest, with two options for the afternoon: walk through the forest to a watering hole; or upgrade to tour the forest with an Aboriginal guide who shares Dreamtime stories and deep knowledge of the land. Throughout the day, enjoy a hands-on experience on this small-group tour limited to 18 participants.

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Atherton tablelands tour from cairns in cairns 182374

Atherton Tablelands Tour from Cairns

14 Reviews

$83.57

Adventure lovers can enjoy the natural beauty of the Atherton Tablelands on this active full-day tour from Cairns. This outdoorsy tour features easy walks to stunning waterfalls including Dinner Falls, Millaa Millaa Falls and Josephine Falls. You can also splash in the clear waters of Lake Eacham, admire the Mount Hypipamee crater and get a look at the Cathedral Fig Tree. Throughout the day, your guide gives you plenty of time to swim, take photos and explore each location at your own pace.

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Private helicopter tour great barrier reef island snorkeling and in cairns 183764

Private Helicopter Tour: Great Barrier Reef Island Snorkeling and Gourmet Picnic Lunch

12 Reviews

$318.39

Take a scenic helicopter tour from Cairns and spend the morning relaxing on far-flung Vlasoff Cay, surrounded by the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. You will land on this remote coral sand island with all the supplies you'll need for your two-hour island retreat: a gourmet picnic hamper including champagne and nibbles, picnic blanket, beach umbrella, deck chairs and snorkeling equipment. What more could you wish for!

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