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Looking for things to do in Cairns? You've come to the right place! With a wide range of Cairns experiences available, you'll soon be impressed as it is one of Queensland, Australia's most popular tourism hot spots. The tropical climate in Cairns ensures you will have great weather to enjoy all the adventure activities the region is famous for. As a gateway for people wanting to visit the and the rest of Tropical North Queensland, Cairns serves as a wonderful springboard to other cities in Australia as well as being a lovely city and region in itself. Its proximity to the Coral Sea is another gift that travellers are also easily able to take advantage of!

Stay on land to relax at the beaches and in your holiday accommodation, or take a trip out to the magical Great Barrier Reef for a variety of memorable adventures such as snorkelling, scuba diving and simple, relaxing scenic boat cruises. This coral reef is the world's largest living organism, with heritage listing and is also considered one of the seven wonders of the natural world.

While in the Cairns region, a Daintree Rainforest or Kuranda experience is also a must, with many eco adventure activities taking place inside the Daintree and its complex and beautiful ecological network. If you’re looking for what to do in Cairns, have a look through our catalogue of products below and book your experience today, or if you're not sure what are the must-do's in the region, have a look over our Top 10 Things to do at the Great Barrier Reef list for some top recommendations!

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What to do in Cairns

WHAT TO DO - CAIRNS

Green Island Day Tour

Green Island Day Trip with Glass Bottom Boat OR Snorkel Hire

With the choice of 3 daily departures from Cairns, this Green Island tour is perfect for a half or full day visit to this lovely Great Barrier Reef island.
from AUD $84.00
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

Departing from Cairns, this luxury 29m catamaran designed for the thrill of diving & snorkelling, is ready to whisk you away for a day of fun & adventure. A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $190.00
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Cairns Zoo

Cairns Zoo

Visit the award-winning Cairns Tropical Zoo and witness a showcase of some of north Queensland's most iconic reptiles, birds and mammals up close!
from AUD $34.00
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Hot Deal Cairns and Port Douglas Attraction Pass

4 Park Attraction Pass

Save by combining 4 attractions in one pass
A great value attraction pass to Rainforestation Nature Park, Butterfly Sanctuary, Wildlife Habitat & Cairns Wildlife Dome - with 6 months to see all 4 attractions!
from AUD $80.00
was AUD $92.00
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Great Barrier Reef 3 Day Pass

3 Day Ultimate Great Barrier Reef Pass 3 Cruises for the price of 2

Visit the Great Barrier Reef with this 3 Day Ultimate Reef Pass, your ticket to the best range of cruises from Australia's most awarded reef cruise company! A $6 REEF LEVY PER TOUR IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF EACH TOUR!
from AUD $428.00
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Green Island and Kuranda Package

Green Island and Kuranda Skyrail 1 Day Package

The tropical waters surrounding lovely Green Island in addition to a trip on the popular Kuranda Skyrail combine to make this a great value Cairns package.
from AUD $177.00
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Paronella Park

Paronella Park

Featuring beautiful gardens, amazing buildings and plenty of history, North QLD's Paronella Park makes for an enchanting place both to stay and explore.
from AUD $42.00
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Hartleys Crocodile Adventure Park Half Day Tour from Cairns

Hartleys Crocodile Adventure Park Half Day Tour from Cairns

This half day tour from Cairns will take you to the popular Hartleys Crocodile Adventures park - the best place to see crocodiles in tropical North QLD!
from AUD $84.00
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Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns

Hot Air Ballooning in Cairns

Rise high and above Cairns on this hot air ballooning ride and get your morning off to a great start with our spectacular views over scenic Tropical North QLD! A $30 Aviation Levy is INCLUDED with all Hot Air Balloon Flights.
from AUD $235.00
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Fitzroy Island Tour from Cairns

Fitzroy Island Day Trips

Visit this island paradise off the coast of Cairns with a range of Fitzroy Island day tours that provide everything one could want in a tropical getaway!
from AUD $69.00
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Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Flights

Great Barrier Reef and Scenic Helicopter Flight Package from Cairns

Take a cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef pontoon and a scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef - exploring the beauty above and below the water! A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $368.00
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Sailing Cruise to Michaelmas Cay

Sailing Cruise to Michaelmas Cay

Take a cruise from Cairns to Michaelmas Cay, a picturesque sandy island on the Great Barrier Reef where you can sail, snorkel, explore or simply relax!
from AUD $188.00
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Rainforestation Nature Park Cairns

Rainforestation Nature Park

At the award-winning Cairns Rainforestation Nature Park, you'll experience native culture, Australian native wildlife and World Heritage listed rainforest.
from AUD $16.00
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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park offers a showcase of indigenous culture, allowing guests to watch theatrical shows and engage in interactive activities.
from AUD $40.00
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Kuranda and Rainforestation Park Package

Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway with Rainforestation Nature Park Day Tour from Cairns

Visit the rainforest village of Kuranda via Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, includes entry to Rainforestation Park and a ride on the Army Duck.
from AUD $183.00
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Kuranda Skyrail and Railway Tour

Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway Tour from Cairns

From Cairns travel to Kuranda Rainforest Village via scenic Skyrail Cableway and the historic Kuranda Railway and explore Kuranda and its tropical attractions!
from AUD $137.00
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Flames of the Forest Cairns

Flames of the Forest

Flames of the Forest transports you into a world beyond your imagination! Dine in a natural rainforest setting with local Aboriginal cultural performances.
from AUD $180.00
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling Cruise

Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

Snorkel the the Great Barrier Reef - a world of surprises and experience its beauty, departing from Cairns and cruising in comfort aboard a modern vessel. A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $208.00
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Kuranda Skyrail and Railway Tour

Kuranda Self Drive Tour from Cairns including Skyrail and Scenic Railway

Explore Kuranda Rainforest Village at your own pace on a self-drive tour. Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway.
from AUD $119.00
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Green Island and Kuranda Package

Green Island and Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway 2 Day Package

Experience the natural wonders of Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef to the lush rainforests of Kuranda on this two-day tour package from Cairns!
from AUD $222.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Hot Air Ballooning 1 Day Package from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef and Hot Air Ballooning 1 Day Package from Cairns

No better way to start the day than with a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Cairns followed by a luxury reef cruise to discover the outer Great Barrier Reef! $36 IN REEF AND AVIATION LEVIES ARE NOT INCLUDED AND ARE PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOURS!
from AUD $411.00
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Daintree Rainforest and River Package

Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest 4WD Day Tour with Daintree Rainforest River Cruise from Cairns

Explore and discover the amazing landscapes of the Daintree Rainforests and the wilderness areas of Cape Tribulation – go off the beaten track with a 4WD tour!
from AUD $177.00
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Green Island Snorkelling Tour

Green Island Day Trip with Glass Bottom Boat AND Snorkel Hire

Just 45 minutes from Cairns aboard a fast catamaran, you will find yourself a world away on Green Island - a beautiful coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef. Your day includes morning tea, glass bottom boat coral reef viewing and snorkelling equipment.
from AUD $104.00
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Aboriginal Cultural Daintree Rainforest Tour with River Cruise from Cairns

Aboriginal Cultural Daintree Rainforest Tour with River Cruise from Cairns

Go walkabout to learn about the Dreamtime, indigenous plants and legends with this unique cultural experience including rainforest walk, lunch and cruise.
from AUD $177.00
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Hot Deal Skydiving Cairns and Port Douglas

Skydiving in Cairns and Port Douglas

Book now to save $79 and receive a free photo upgrade with a handcam DVD purchase!!
Cairns is the ultimate tropical skydive location in Australia! Skydive over the Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage listed Rainforests of Far North Queensland. A $35 SKYDIVE LEVY IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE ACTIVITY!
from AUD $255.00
was AUD $334.00
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Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway with Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Tour from Cairns

Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway with Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Tour from Cairns

Explore the tropical wonders at Kuranda Rainforest Village via the scenic Railway and Skyrail Cableway including a visit to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Centre.
from AUD $174.00
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Barron and Russell River Rafting

Barron River and Russell River White Water Rafting

Experience pristine rainforest and breathtaking scenery on a white water rafting trip down the rapids of the Russell River or the Barron River from Cairns. A RAFTING LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $99.00
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Kuranda and Hartleys Package

Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway with Hartleys Crocodile Adventure Park Day Tour from Cairns

Combine a day trip to Kuranda with an adventurous crocodile experience! Travel to the rainforest village via Scenic Railway and ride the Skyrail Cableway!
from AUD $182.00
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Tully River Rafting

Tully River White Water Rafting

The Tully River is the best White Water Rafting location in Australia with a range of grades offering an enjoyable challenge for all levels of experience! A $30 RAFTING LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $159.00
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Bungee Jumping Cairns

Bungy Jumping in Cairns

Visit the world's first purpose built tower for Bungee Jumping and the unique Minjin Jungle Swing for a dose of adrenaline just outside Cairns!
from AUD $119.00
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Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise

Sailing Cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef

Travel to the Great Barrier Reef on a magnificent 25 metre custom designed sailing catamaran. Departures daily to beautiful Michaelmas Cay & Paradise Reef. A $10 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $149.00
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Jungle Surfing Day Tour from Cairns

Jungle Surfing Day Tour from Cairns

A unique and exhilarating way to experience the beauty of the Daintree Rainforest. Fly through the trees on flying fox ziplines with bird's eye views over the canopy and out to the Great Barrier Reef.
from AUD $230.00
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Hot Deal Horse Riding and ATV Package

Horse Riding and ATV Quad Bike Adventures

Book a family pass now to receive the second child free!!
Get back to nature in Cairns and combine two fantastic activities - a horse riding experience and a thrilling ATV adventure in beautiful tropical surrounds!
from AUD $125.00
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Green Island and Great Barrier Reef 1 Day Package

Green Island and Great Barrier Reef 1 Day Package

The complete reef & island experience in 1 day awaits with this exciting cruise! Be taken to lovely Green Island to enjoy this reef & rainforest coral cay. A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $570.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda 2 Day Package

Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway 2 Day Package from Cairns

Experience snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, visit Kuranda Rainforest Village via Scenic Railway and Skyrail with this two-day package from Cairns! A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR!
from AUD $317.00
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Scenic and Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Flights from Cairns

Scenic and Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Flights from Cairns

These incredible flights will share with you the wonders of Cairns - from this exciting city, marina and coastline to the Great Barrier Reef and in between!
from AUD $399.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Tully River White Water Rafting 2 Day Package from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef and Tully River White Water Rafting 2 Day Package from Cairns

A two day adrenaline-packed adventure from Cairns! Cruise to visit 3 pontoons on the Outer Great Barrier Reef and a day of white water rafting on the Tully River! $36 IN REEF AND TULLY RIVER LEVIES ARE NOT INCLUDED AND ARE PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOURS!
from AUD $367.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation 2 Day Package from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation 2 Day Package from Cairns

Explore two very different worlds - the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest in an epic two-day guided adventure from Cairns! A $6 REEF LEVY IS NOT INCLUDED AND IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE REEF TOUR!
from AUD $406.00
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Great Barrier Reef and Skydive 2 Day Package

Great Barrier Reef and Skydive 2 Day Package

Take on two of Cairns' most iconic activities with an adrenalin-packed two-day combo including a day on the Great Barrier Reef and a thrilling tandem skydive! $41 IN REEF AND SKYDIVE LEVIES ARE NOT INCLUDED AND ARE PAYABLE ON THE DAY OF THE TOURS!
from AUD $487.50
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Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest Tour

Cape Tribulation and Daintree Overnight Tour

This overnight trip takes guests on a guided tour to explore the natural wonders of the World Heritage areas of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest.
from AUD $129.00
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