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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns

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Experience one of the wonders of the natural world up close and personal on this snorkeling and diving cruise on the Great Barrier Reef. Climb aboard a 35 meter superyacht in Cairns and set sail for the open sea. Reach the Barrier Reef and explore the colorful world underneath the water, and snorkel or dive for a closer look. Travel to 2 different locations on the reef to see more of this special place
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD155.63
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USD155.63

Sunlover Reef Cruises Cairns Great Barrier Reef Experience

Sunlover Reef Cruises Cairns Great Barrier Reef Experience

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Enjoy the natural delights of the Great Barrier Reef on an activity cruise from Cairns that gives you several ways to experience this renowned underwater world. After traveling by catamaran to a pontoon moored on the reef, you can observe marine life on a glass-bottom boat or semi-submersible vessel; go snorkeling to spot sea turtles; get your hands wet in the touch pool; upgrade to include a Seawalker Helmet dive; or upgrade to include an introductory or certified scuba dive. A buffet lunch is included, and the pontoon is equipped with showers.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD180.24
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USD180.24

Green Island + Snorkel Equipment AND Glass Bottom Boat, from Cairns
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Green Island + Snorkel Equipment AND Glass Bottom Boat, from Cairns

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Combine a reef and rainforest experience on this day trip to Green Island. Located just 45 minutes from Cairns via catamaran, this island is home to over 120 plant species and colorful birds. While there, take a self-guided walk to discover some of the island's flora. Day visitor facilities include a pool bar, restaurant, and shops. Food is also available for purchase.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD95.55
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USD95.55

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

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

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Immerse yourself in the natural wonders and Aboriginal heritage of Australia’s tropical north on this full-day tour from Cairns. First, head to the Mossman Gorge to take part in a traditional smoke ceremony with the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people. Then, enjoy a close encounter with native wildlife on the Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk and visit Cape Tribulation, the meeting point of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree rainforest. After lunch at Cape Trib Beach House, embark on a scenic cruise along the Daintree River (optional).
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD122.33
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Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Personal Luxury Snorkel & Dive Cruise, Cairns
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Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Personal Luxury Snorkel & Dive Cruise, Cairns

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Spend a day on the Great Barrier Reef at two different snorkel and dive sites on this luxury catamaran cruise from Cairns. Travel in style aboard a fast, comfortable catamaran to the outer edge Upolu Reef. Take an Adventure Snorkel & Glass Bottom Boat Tour through the highly protected no-fishing zone sites in the Marine Park. Refuel with a buffet lunch on board the catamaran before heading to your next destination, Upolu Cay reef. Enjoy the shallow azure blue waters surrounding this natural Coral Cay with both snorkeling or diving on offer. Be mesmerised by coral teeming with colourful fish.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD161.06
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Skip the Line Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

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

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Journey to the rain forest village of Kuranda via two unique transit options on this memorable full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Skip the line and enjoy Gold Class service aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway, winding through lush mountain passes and waterfall gorges along the way. In the opposite direction, glide above the treetops in a gondola and soak up spectacular views of the mountains and coastline on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. In Kuranda, enjoy leisure time to explore the heritage markets, learn about aboriginal culture or interact with native wildlife.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD166.88
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Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns

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Explore the lush beauty, amazing wildlife and rich heritage of Tropical North Queensland on this customizable full-day trip to Kuranda from Cairns. Travel to this enchanting rain forest village aboard the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway, and choose from a variety of activities including visits to the Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park and Rainforestation Nature Park. Hang out with koalas and exotic birds, browse local markets and opt to include a delicious buffet lunch. At the end of the day, glide through the treetops back to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD127.53
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Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
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Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran

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Go snorkeling or scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day cruise from Cairns. Relax on board your 80-foot (25-meter) luxury catamaran as your captain sails to two exclusive locations on the Great Barrier Reef. Choose to snorkel or dive, with full instruction provided by guides, and see an array of colorful fish, sea turtles, and corals. Your tour includes morning and afternoon tea, and a buffet lunch, with additional beverages available for purchase.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD159.25
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USD159.25

Grand Kuranda Incl Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation (CKBB)

Grand Kuranda Incl Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation (CKBB)

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Experience the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kuranda Rainforest on a full-day tour from Cairns. Take the Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda where you first visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, the largest flight aviary in Australia. Tour the Rainforestation Nature Park in an amphibious Army Duck vehicle, then see koalas, dingoes and more at the Koala and Wildlife Park. Take a dreamtime walk with a Pamagirri guide for the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, then feast on an Australian barbecue buffet lunch. Finally, return to Cairns on the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD192.02
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Full Day Reef Cruise Including 10 Minute Heli Scenic Flight: Get High Package
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Full Day Reef Cruise Including 10 Minute Heli Scenic Flight: Get High Package

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Discover the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from all angles on this action-packed tour. Cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef on board a high-speed catamaran and enjoy up to three introductory or certified scuba dives at two different dive sites. After marveling over the colorful corals and marine life from underwater, hop aboard for a 10-minute helicopter flight and see the islands and reefs from above.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD237.42
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Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns
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Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

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Dive into the spectacular underwater realm of the Great Barrier Reef on this full-day snorkel and scuba cruise from Cairns. Travel aboard a luxurious catamaran to three renowned dive sites to swim among coral gardens and tropical marine life. All experience levels are welcome, and guides are on hand to assist with your choice of snorkeling, introductory scuba diving, or certified diving. A buffet lunch plus morning and afternoon tea on the catamaran are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD182.41
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Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Premium Day Tour

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Premium Day Tour

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Venture off-the-beaten-track and explore the UNESCO-listed wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on this full-day tour from Cairns. Journey along the Captain Cook Highway; take a guided hike through the Mossman Gorge and cool off with a dip in the Mossman River. After lunch (included), look out for crocodiles on a scenic cruise down the Daintree River, then continue to Cape Tribulation to trek through the Daintree Rainforest and enjoy magnificent views over the Great Barrier Reef. This small-group tour is limited to 14 people for a personalized experience.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD173.72
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Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns

Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns

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Explore the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour to Fitzroy Island. After arriving from Cairns on a fast ferry, have free time to do what you choose: snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, lounge on the white-sand beach or see the coral from a glass-bottom boat. Upgrade to add the Activity Pass Plus Lunch, which provides a picnic lunch, snorkeling gear, stinger suit, a glass-bottom boat tour.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD69.49
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Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas
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Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

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Tackle the grade II and III rapids of the Barron River on this adrenaline-pumping half-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Prepare to get wet and wild as you hurtle over the rapids, then float downstream past the jagged cliffs, plunging ravines, and lush rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park. Best of all: with gentle rapids and full instruction provided, this tour is suitable for all levels, including complete beginners.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls and Rainforest Day Tour Departing Cairns
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Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls and Rainforest Day Tour Departing Cairns

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Immerse yourself in Northern Queensland’s waterfalls, rainforests, and other natural wonders on this full-day tour from Cairns. Admire the untouched scenery and stop to swim in the famous Millaa Millaa, and Josephine Falls. In between, visit Babinda Boulders and Mount Hypipamee, watch for wildlife such as tree-kangaroos and platypus, and admire a tropical sunset at Lake Eacham. National Park admission, lunch, refreshments, and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD93.38
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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

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Explore the Great Barrier Reef and a lush island rain forest on this full-day catamaran tour to Green Island from Cairns. Create your own perfect day on this protected coral cay with a variety of activities including snorkeling, scuba diving, Seawalking, nature walks, and tours on a glass-bottom boat. Upgrade to include a delicious buffet lunch on board the catamaran and/or a ride in a semi-submarine. It’s a fantastic way to discover the underwater wonders of the world’s most famous reef!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD73.83
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Rainforest River Tubing from Cairns
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Rainforest River Tubing from Cairns

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Get set for a wet and wild adventure as you hurtle down the Mulgrave River on a giant tube! Hang on tight as you navigate small rapids and then soak up the scenery as you drift through the rainforest. This fun-filled morning tour includes hotel pick-up and round-trip transport from Cairns, plus around 2 hours of tubing. Best of all: there’s no experience necessary, so everyone can give it a go!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.80
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Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns
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Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns

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Ensure a memorable experience on the Outer Great Barrier Reef on this full-day, all-inclusive cruise aboard a catamaran. Head for Michaelmas Cay and Hastings Outer Reef and plunge into the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef by snorkeling amongst its rich marine life. If you have selected the option, you can also include an introductory or certified dive. Includes morning and afternoon tea, as well as a buffet lunch.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns Inc Snorkel from Activity Platform
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Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns Inc Snorkel from Activity Platform

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Whether you want to immerse yourself in the Great Barrier Reef or view it from a bit of a distance, this day trip to the outer reef has you covered. The activity platform at the reef provides opportunities to snorkel, dive, and swim, and to view it from the comfort of a semi-submersible and an underwater observatory. An ideal day trip for the whole family.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD195.44
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Green Island Day Trip Including Seawalker Helmet Dive COMBO
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Green Island Day Trip Including Seawalker Helmet Dive COMBO

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If visiting the ancient coral cay of Green Island for the day wasn’t great enough, add a seawalker helmet dive to your package. Take a super-fast catamaran from Cairns to the island and choose between the use of snorkeling gear or a glass-bottom boat ride (included). Add more fun to the day by donning a glass helmet and taking a guided walk on the seabed, surrounded by coral and tropical fish while keeping your head dry.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD188.92
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Green Island + Snorkel Equipment or Glass Bottom Boat, from Cairns
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Green Island + Snorkel Equipment or Glass Bottom Boat, from Cairns

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If you want to enjoy a tropical island beach paradise from Cairns but don’t have a lot of time, this half or full-day trip to Green Island is ideal. Be transported by fast catamaran from Cairns to save time. Choose between a glass-bottomed boat tour or the use of snorkeling equipment. Get access to the island’s pool or take a self-guided walk of the island if you want to be more active.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD76.73
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Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise

Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise

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Hop aboard for a luxurious evening catamaran cruise of Cairns and experience Australia’s northernmost city from the water. Sip a complimentary drink as you glide along the Cairns waterfront precinct and along the idyllic Trinity Inlet, then tuck into a delicious dinner featuring fresh local produce. Vegetarian and other dietary options can be catered for
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Ocean Free Green Island & Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise, Cairns 25 guests
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Ocean Free Green Island & Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise, Cairns 25 guests

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Sail on a 2-masted schooner from Cairns to Green Island for a full day of snorkeling, swimming, and scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef. Have a choice of options for exploring Green Island, spending time in the water around the magnificent coral reefs, walking in the rain forest, or lazing on the white sandy beaches. Enjoy the expertise of the superb crew, in addition to buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea and a glass of wine as you cruise back to Cairns.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kuranda tour via Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail - small group tour
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Kuranda tour via Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail - small group tour

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Take a break from the beach and explore Queensland's lush tropical interior inland from Cairns. This small-group tour provides an intimate and personalized experience. Ride the cableway through the UNESCO-listed rainforest, check out amazing Barron Gorge and Barron Falls, explore Kuranda village, and ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway over its many bridges and through its tunnels. This is a fun tour for the whole family.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns
"Great way to discover one of wonders of the world. All the crew of the ship were very nice and always keen to help and support in all the activities. The ship is gteat with all the required elements to have a confortable and fun trip."..."
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Sunlover Reef Cruises Cairns Great Barrier Reef Experience
"Visiting the Great Barrier Reef Fantastic experience In the submarine as well as glass bottom boat Definitely worth value for money"..."
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Green Island + Snorkel Equipment AND Glass Bottom Boat, from Cairns
"The variety and multitude of sea life here made for better snorkeling than the GBR, believe it or not. Saw many turtles, pipefish, octopus, reef shark, and much more. No complaints about operators, other thanthey did at first try to charge extra for a stinger suit, which was not cool. Didn't try the food, only coffee."..."
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Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns or Port Douglas
"My adult daughter and I had a terrific excursion travelling from Port Douglas to the Daintree on this tour. Despite wet weather and a couple of amendments to the itinerary, everything went smoothly. It was a lovely balance of scenery, walking and learning about the local area and it's environment. Highly recommended."..."
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Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Personal Luxury Snorkel & Dive Cruise, Cairns
"Very professional and friendly crew, amazing snorkelling locations. My partner and I also completed the diving, which was a great experience."..."
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Skip the Line Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
"Great service on the Gold class coach on the scenic rail. Wonderful sky rail - it’s very high. Smooth pick up and drop off. Great day out and money well spent."..."
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Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns
"Our family loved it had 4 & 11 yr old and they enjoyed the train learning all the history, loved the sky rail & we didn’t choose any activities in Kuranda which was lucky as the train did stop for a good 25mins due to a tree across the track. But overall loved the experience with the kids."..."
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Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
"Snorkeling so far from the land in the middle of so many fish was so cool ! The boat was comfortable and the crew was just lovely. The only thing who was missing that day, was just enough wind to sail. Thank you for this magical experience!"..."
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Grand Kuranda Incl Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation (CKBB)
"We had the best time! The train ride was amazing, loved the duck boat tour, and the skyrail back down was absolutely spectacular—you don’t want to miss this! The bus drivers made sure we all knew where we were going, so it was easy. The lunch buffet was delicious! Highly recommend this tour!"..."
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Full Day Reef Cruise Including 10 Minute Heli Scenic Flight: Get High Package
"The service is great, and they helped non-swimmers like me for snorkeling out to watch the fishes and reefs!"..."
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Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns
"The reef was breathtaking- the service from the silverswift staff was absolutely impeccable- would highly recommend this tour group!"..."
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Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Premium Day Tour
"A great experience for kids snd adults with precision timing and scheduling to maximise things to do in one day. Our guide Danny was knowledgeable and funny."..."
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Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
"Loved the snorkelling and glass bottom boat. Ferry was comfortable. Staff accomodated our request to change return time when we decided we wanted to leave early"..."
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Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas
"We had an excellent experience of rafting; the team was very helpful and made sure we were enjoying and having a good time while keeping our safety in mind."..."
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Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls and Rainforest Day Tour Departing Cairns
"We absolutely loved the waterfalls, little bummed we was unable swim at the rock slide due to too much water from the rain. But was still awesome to see. The food was ok no options so if you don’t eat lasagna you don’t eat. Our tour guide Steph was super cool & funny we really enjoyed having her. It was a very big day but the kids loved it."..."
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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns
"Being with family and even though it was the start of the monsoon trough staff made our experience memorable. When you are wet from snorkelling you cannot get anymore wet so everyone just got on and enjoyed ourselves"..."
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Rainforest River Tubing from Cairns
"Great half day option. Cairns Adventure Group were fantastic. Kids had a ball on the rapids which were at just the right level for inexperienced tubers. Recommended."..."
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Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns
"I had a great day with Seastar Cruisers exploring the Great Barrier Reef. The crew were awesome and very professional. They were informative and took great reef tours for a nervous snorkeler. The glass boat tour was also a great addition. They provided morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea which was a bonus! Highly recommend."..."
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Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns Inc Snorkel from Activity Platform
"What a great trip! Awesome staff and great customer service. It was awesome to get off at the platform. Easy in and out of the water to snorkel. Loved being able to change clothes before we went back. Would Highly recommend"..."
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Green Island Day Trip Including Seawalker Helmet Dive COMBO
"A very good experience, be early to board the boat so you can get a good view of the surroundings. Seawalker was amazing, you have to look around a lot to see all the things hiding in the coral. Down there around 20 mins"..."
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Green Island + Snorkel Equipment or Glass Bottom Boat, from Cairns
"A relaxing day snorkelling around Green Island seeing an abundance of fish, turtles and rays. Staff on the Reef King went above and beyond when the seas became a little choppy ensuring everyone was ok."..."
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Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise
"A wonderful atmosphere greeted us on this cruise. The crew were attentive and caring, the food abundant and delish!! The views are spectacular!! Def recommend!!"..."
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Ocean Free Green Island & Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise, Cairns 25 guests
"Incredible team!! From start to finish the day was amazing. Felt at ease when swimming and had multiple times to snorkel. Saw sharks and a turtle!! Green island was a great stop and the food on board was fab!"..."
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Kuranda tour via Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail - small group tour
"The Kuranda scenic rail trip was amazing. Unfortunately we missed the skyrail due to a storm, but the organizers were really helpful and friendly. Nice trip, highly recommended to attend."..."
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