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Address: 36 Aplin Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 4028 3567
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Cairns Discovery Tours is an interesting and informative 1/2 day tour of...

Cairns Discovery Tours is an interesting and informative 1/2 day tour of Cairns that is led by expert, knowledgeable guides. This tour takes in the natural beauty of Cairns and offers a wealth of knowledge on its history. You will see the busy wharves, harbour and the diverse industrial areas beyond the city.Visit St Monica's Cathedral which has the world's largest themed stained glass and peace windows.Enjoy a spectacular guided walk through the Flecker botanical gardens.Take in the panoramic hillside views from the best lookouts. Indulge in a devonshire tea, coffee or hot chocolate and scrumptious scones for afternoon tea Enjoy a walk at the lower section of the Barron Gorge National Park and take in the beautiful rugged mountains, ravines and tumbling waterfalls and to end a perfect afternoon a stroll along simply stunning Palm Cove jetty or a wander along the beach. City Pick ups from 12.30pm, City return aprox 6.00pm, Northern Beaches Pick up from 12.00pm and return approximately 5.15pm

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Great Half Day trip of Cairns

Had an wet afternoon to contend with so decided on the half day tour of Cairns.We were lucky to have the services of our Guide/Driver called Eric.He took us to places we would not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
marandellas
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Dorchester, United Kingdom

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california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our tour guide & driver Roger was very knowledgeable ,I learned a lot from him. Cairns itself is a pretty city & clean, many beaches lots & lots of trees even in the city center, Birds flying everywhere especially at night, this is the only place I saw with lots of bats flying.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon on this trip and wished it had gone longer.We learnt so much more about Cairns , Thank you

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an wet afternoon to contend with so decided on the half day tour of Cairns.We were lucky to have the services of our Guide/Driver called Eric.He took us to places we would not have ordinarily visited such as the Docks and Sugar warehouses.A visit to the large cemetery ,Catalina Memorial and Botanical Gardens finishing at Palm Grove. The afternoon... More 

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Thank marandellas
Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This half day tour is awesome, it was a great way to learn a whole lot more about Cairns than we otherwise would have. I would recommend the tour to anyone. Our host Roger was great. He's very friendly, great company and informative and helpful.

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Thank 281pauly
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Fantastic afternoon.Eric was our guide and he made the tour so much fun.Lots of information and lots of giggles.

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Thank DEK8153
Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours-Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Eric. Pleased you had a fun information afternoon with us. Regards Maryanne Owner More 

Gosport
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

This tour was excellent, the guide, 'Roger Lee', picked me up from a prior excursion and with a small group we went around Cairns. There was a lot of knowledge on offer, including a spectacular view of the Cathedral. The Botanical Gardens were interesting, thriving with diversity of wildlife and vegetation. The highlight for me was at the end viewing... More 

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Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours-Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your tour with us. So much to see and do in one afternoon and the views from Palm Cove are spectacular. We are a small company and love sharing our city with our visitors. Rogers knowledge is exceptional to say the least. Regards Maryanne Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the tour, the tour guide Mr Eric was very friendly and approachable. Decent sized tour groups and the travelling pace was very relaxing, at the same time you get the opportunity to visit most of the scenic places around town. Highly recommended 👍

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Thank Yuan W
Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours-Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our city sights tour. Cairns is a beautiful city and there is so much to see which we love sharing it with our visitors. I am very lucky to have 2 wonderful guides who are very passionate about where we live. Regards Maryanne Owner More 

Montreal
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Great tour. Our driver / guide Roger Lee was very knowledgable and friendly. I really enjoyed the tour. Highly recommended.

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Thank MontrealBen
Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours-Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our city sights tour, so pleased you enjoyed your time with us as much as we enjoy showing our beautiful city of Cairns to you. Regards Maryanne Owner More 

Rockhampton, Australia
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84 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

This tour provides a comprehensive introduction to the Cairns area. Our tour guide Roger was very informative and professional. We visited a number of places in the afternoon tour and part of the deal was a delicious devonshire tea. I particularly enjoyed the visit to Palm Cove and seeing part of the Botanic Gardens. At $75 it is well worth... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Originally I though oh yeah I’ll just do this to get my bearing’s around town a bit better. This tours showed me a little bit more of Cairns City I hadn’t seen yet, along with learning a lot about cairns on the way. Really happy I chose this tour.

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