Cairns tours

Cairns is the hub of Tropical North Queensland, offering an ideal base from which to commence the myriad day trips on offer, combined with dining and nightlife offered in a relaxed tropical atmosphere.

    Hot Air Ballooning Cairns and Gold Coast

    Hot Air ballooningMany years of experience plus our specially chosen hot air ballooning inflation locations, provide optimum take-offs with maximum enjoyment. Experience the wonder & romance, of ballooning over such picturesque scenery & after there's Hot Air's delicious champagne breakfast at a historic country homestead. Time to raise a toast, Cheers, to your very first hot air balloon ride.

    Cairns Day Tours

    Quicksilver Great Barrier Reef cruise

    Situated on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef, Agincourt Reef provides a sheltered anchorage and the prefect spot for you to snorkel, dive, and view the spectacular coral formations from the semi submersible coral viewing vessel. You can also watch the fish feeding from a unique viewing platform and underwater observatory.

    Floating like an island in a coral sea, the modern, dual level platforms provide the ultimate in facilities for reef viewing and relaxation in all weather and wind conditions.

    The platforms have tables for you to enjoy lunch, undercover seating, fresh water showers and change rooms to allow you to enjoy your day. There is also a water powered lift to allow easy access for all passengers.

    Snorkeling is one of the best ways to view the incredible underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, and there are friendly staff on hand to show you how. On your way out to Agincourt Reef you can view an instructional video on how to snorkel to teach you the right techniques.

    If you would like to learn a little more about the Great Barrier Reef whilst snorkeling, you may like to join an optional Snorkeling Expedition with a qualified Marine Biologist.

    Quicksilver Outer barrier reefIf you would like to stay dry, then you can explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a Semi Submersible. The Semi Submersibles cruise slowly through the colorful coral gardens giving passengers, seated just one meter underwater, the opportunity to experience a snorkelers-eye view of the marine life without getting wet.

    The semi-sub experience takes approximately 25 minutes and depart every 15 minutes. They include informed commentary on the marine life observed during the journey and an overview of the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

    Kuranda Rail and Skyrail


    Departing regularly from Cairns
    Travelling to Kuranda is one of the most exciting parts of this trip. Take a ride on the historic, scenic Kuranda rail through world heritage rainforest. Stroll through picturesque Kuranda and view the shops, stop for a coffee or lunch and then travel back on the amazing Skyrail - a gondala ride high above the rainforest canopy. This is a must see on any trip to Tropical North Queensland.
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