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From this stylish international city, the islands, rainforest and reef of tropical North Queensland are on your doorstep. Snorkel, dive or take a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef – a World Heritage-listed site, for spectacular coral islands and marine life. Enjoy the Cairns Esplanade and trawl the restaurants, shops and bars. Go white water rafting in the nearby rivers or take the scenic railway to the tranquil, butterfly-fringed village of Kuranda and the Rainforest Skyrail. Try a day trip to the magical Daintree Rainforest, thought to be the planet's oldest surviving tropical rainforest. Note that some tours are only suitable for pre or post cruise visits to Cairns. For a full list of cruise ships visiting this port, click here

Australian Koala Bear



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Let us create a tour itinerary to suit your interests, we have a range of vehicles suitable for groups from 2 to 50 persons, from luxury limousines, modern sedans, minibuses and coaches. Any destination or activity can be incorporated into your plan, your own personal guide/driver will take you to the best destinations and will run the tour at a pace to suit you. Decide how long you want the tour to last [minimum of 4 hours] and where to go, no compromises needed. Plenty of options for lunch, from picnics, local cafes or 5 star lodges.                                                            
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CNS-1     Great Barrier Reef Island Adventure         $139.00NZ
The Great Barrier Reef and in particular, Green Island is the perfect place to snorkel, scuba dive and swim all year round.  Discover the fascinating underwater world among the coral reefs surrounding Green Island where you will see an endless variety of colourful fish, turtles, giant clams, starfish, shells, anemones, eels, sponges, sea urchins and many more incredible marine creatures. Green Island is a unique part of the Great Barrier Reef from its boardwalks that lead you through the lush island rainforest of the National Park to the sophistication of Green Island Resort where visitors can browse the shops or make use of the facilities including fresh water showers, change rooms, restrooms and lockers.            
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CNS-2         Waterfalls and Paronella Park Tour       $207.00NZ
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CNS-3   Port Douglas and Hartleys Crocodile Tour $151.00NZ
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CNS-4         Kurunda Rail, Skyrail & Tjapukai              $249.00NZ
njoy the ambience of the beaut Your tour today offers the wonders of the rainforest, as well as our unique indigenous culture. The Kuranda Scenic Rail offers wonderful views as you wind your way to Kuranda, over bridges & through tunnels. After free time in Kuranda, glide over the rainforest with Skyrail. Meet your Indigenous guide at Tjapukai, who will show you the many attractions of this fascinating park.                                                                        More information



CNS-5   Cape Tribulation & Daintree Forest Tour      $245.00NZ
Travel in air-conditioned comfort in your luxury purpose-built 4WD vehicle to Cape Tribulation, through some of the oldest rainforest in the world ... Included is a guided tour & morning tea at the Daintree Discovery Centre, delicious tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest, and a walk on famous Cape Tribulation Beach. Enjoy a cruise on the Daintree River before returning home.           
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