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Activities in Cairns

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Ranked #1 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Let us whisk you away on a tour through some of the most beautiful locations around the Atherton Tablelands! Swim in volcanic... more » Owner description: Let us whisk you away on a tour through some of the most beautiful locations around the Atherton Tablelands! Swim in volcanic crater lakes, take a dip under breathtaking waterfalls and slide down a natural waterslide! Check out the amazing Cathedral Fig Tree, and enjoy a tropical morning and afternoon tea! « less
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Ranked #2 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #3 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Boat Tours; Boat tours & water sports
Owner description: Seastar Cruises premium reef cruise combines the outer Great Barrier Reef with a coral cay island. In only 1 1/4 hours the... more » Owner description: Seastar Cruises premium reef cruise combines the outer Great Barrier Reef with a coral cay island. In only 1 1/4 hours the fast air-conditioned Seastar 1 can take you from Cairns to magnificent Michaelmas Cay, the largest of the local uninhabited coral cays. Cruising past Green Island, Upolu cay and Oyster reef Seastar is the first boat to arrive. After an enjoyable time here it is a short 20 minute cruise to the splendid Hastings Reef sitting on the very outer edge. This is where the corals thrive, well out from the coast away from the influence the rivers and streams, adjacent to the clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. You will have 2 1/2 hours at each location. Plenty of time to go snorkeling, do a introductory dive, relax on the beach of the Island or join a tour in the Glass Bottom Boat at Hastings Reef. The day cruise on Seastar inlcudes Morning/Afternoon tea, high quality snorkel equipment, Wetsuit or Lycra suit (depending on the time of year), Glass Bottom Boat Tour, Hot & Cold Buffet Lunch, Reef Interpretation & Guided Snorkel Tours on each spot. « less
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$128* and up
Ranked #4 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Don't let anything hold you back, not even gravity! Flyboard Cairns is the Premier Flyboard destination in Australia to... more » Owner description: Don't let anything hold you back, not even gravity! Flyboard Cairns is the Premier Flyboard destination in Australia to learn to fly under our instruction & supervision. We are located at Marlin Marina in the heart of Cairns & at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Our year round tropical warmth & sun make us the best choice & ultimate location for your Flyboard experience. Flyboarding IS for everyone! We've flown all ages from 16 to 75 with varying levels of health & fitness. We'll have you up & flying quickly or you'll have your money back! We're the only company that offers this guarantee! The hardest part is coming out to give it a crack, you don't need any experience we will help guide you the whole way. Sessions start with a safety briefing by your instructor where we'll explain rules & flight basics. After a short 3 minute jet ski ride outside of the Marina to our flight area, your instructor will guide you through our award winning program where you're guaranteed to fly! Most people are flying in 10 minutes or less. Once you start to show basic control and build some confidence, your Instructor will guide you through basic tricks like Dolphin Diving, 360 + degree turns, reverse bungees & more. We'll teach you whichever tricks you are keen to try & avoid the ones that you feel aren't for you. We'll end your session with a bit of freestyle time so you can combine all the tricks you've learned & express yourself while defying gravity! Flyboarding is the fastest growing water sport on the planet, come out with us and see what it's all about! Australia, Cairns & Flyboard... Adventure is waiting! « less
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Ranked #5 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Australia's only river boarding tour, experience up to grade 3 rapids at face level. The tour starts with a safety swimming... more » Owner description: Australia's only river boarding tour, experience up to grade 3 rapids at face level. The tour starts with a safety swimming lesson and then its into an adrenaline pumping, action packed day of river boarding. Tours operate daily with plenty of guides and a maximum of 12 participants. You must be able to swim, have a medium level of fitness and a comprehensive understanding of English. « less
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Ranked #6 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Motorcycle Trails
Owner description: Join us for a world class full service off-road trail bike adventure tour of a lifetime on exciting trails through the world... more » Owner description: Join us for a world class full service off-road trail bike adventure tour of a lifetime on exciting trails through the world famous World Heritage listed areas of Cairns, the Tablelands and Cape York area in style on current model Suzuki DRZ400E, and experience the many river crossings, splendid scenery and abundant wildlife. come riding with North Queensland Trail Bike Adventures, safe in the knowledge that your holiday will be memorable from start to finish and a remarkable experience with our pride being dedicated customer satisfaction and professional care. Once discovered, never forgotten! « less
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Ranked #7 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Bike tours
Owner description: Downhill, All-Mountain, Enduro and Cross Country fully equipped guided tours. Mountain Bike Hire also available for... more » Owner description: Downhill, All-Mountain, Enduro and Cross Country fully equipped guided tours. Mountain Bike Hire also available for self-guiding. Located just 200 metres from the Cairns World Cup Mountain Bike Park. « less
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$56* and up
Ranked #8 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: River rafting & tubing
Owner description: Raging Thunder has been taking thrill seekers White Water Rafting in North Queensland since 1984, and we offer 3 different... more » Owner description: Raging Thunder has been taking thrill seekers White Water Rafting in North Queensland since 1984, and we offer 3 different levels of excitement .... 1) BARRON rafting is a afternoon trip perfect for those who have never rafted before, or want a fun afternoon close to Cairns .... 2) TULLY rafting is a full day adventure on the Tully River, regarded as the best rafting location across both Australia and New Zealand, no prior experience is necessary .... 3) XTREME rafting pumps up the adrenalin running a custom raft adventure for small groups of confident swimmers on the Tully River, rafting with our most experienced senior guides you will encounter extra challenges such as rock jumping, rapid swimming and raft surfing. « less
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Ranked #9 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: GSL Aviation are your best value operators for Cairns scenic flights. Our scenic flights and tours have been designed for the... more » Owner description: GSL Aviation are your best value operators for Cairns scenic flights. Our scenic flights and tours have been designed for the best viewing of the Reef and surrounding Daintree area, and our procedures and practices have been refined through years of experience in tourism operations. Our practices over the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park have all been approved by the Marine Park Authority, and we continue to support the ongoing conservation of the reef, with our low impact tourism operations. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the world, and once you see it from above, you'll certainly understand why. Our Aim is simple, and that is to give you the best possible experience of these amazing natural wonders. « less
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Ranked #10 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Boat Tours; Boat tours & water sports
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$157* and up
Ranked #11 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience the passion of the Ocean Free and Freedom team! First class service with that friendly Ozzie touch! A luxury high... more » Owner description: Experience the passion of the Ocean Free and Freedom team! First class service with that friendly Ozzie touch! A luxury high speed 20M CAT "Ocean Freedom" to 2 stunning locations Upolu Cay and "Wonder Wall" on the GBR or a beautiful 16M sailing vessel "Ocean Free" to the famous Green Island + GBR . Personal tours carrying low passenger numbers offering more of a day out with "family and friends" than a "commercial tour". « less
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Ranked #12 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Eco tours
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Ranked #13 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
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$153* and up
Ranked #14 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: 'Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours' specialises in small group day/night rainforest wildlife tours. It is magical to be involved... more » Owner description: 'Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours' specialises in small group day/night rainforest wildlife tours. It is magical to be involved in seeing a wild animal unrestricted in its natural environment in the rainforest. We often see platypus, birds, possums, tree kangaroos, insects, frogs, owls, reptiles, various invertebrates and other animals on our tours. As a lot of Australian rainforest animals are nocturnal, a night element and spotlighting is included with a knowledgeable, enthusiastic guide. « less
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Ranked #15 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Boat Tours; Boat tours & water sports
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$28* and up
Ranked #16 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Playgrounds
Owner description: Muddy's playground is open every day of the year between 9am and 7pm (including public holidays and weekends). Sections of... more » Owner description: Muddy's playground is open every day of the year between 9am and 7pm (including public holidays and weekends). Sections of Muddy's are closed for maintenance on Tuesday and Thursday mornings until noon. Even when maintenance works are being carried out, Council aims to have at least half the playground available for use. Muddy's is a modern, fun, safe, splash playground and parkland. It incorporates active, passive, interactive and educational facilities with a combination of play equipment. Muddy's playground is themed "Life in Trinity Bay" and the playground includes water play areas plus a flying fox, sound chimes, track ride, rope bridge, slides, play houses, story telling areas, see-saw, trick track and puzzle games. Please note that the disabled-use Liberty Swing uses the MLAK national keying system. For access please ask at Muddy's cafe. Muddy's has two toilet facilities one at the north end of Muddy's near the cafe and one at the southern end of Muddy's. Muddy's has barbecues, picnic tables and an on-site cafe. « less
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$47* and up
Ranked #17 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Bad Fishy's cool boat is designed for extreme manoeuvrability, speed and agile performance. Prepare to get wet! On the... more » Owner description: Bad Fishy's cool boat is designed for extreme manoeuvrability, speed and agile performance. Prepare to get wet! On the Trinity Inlet spins, slides, fish-tails and water-walls are all part of the fun. You'll love the funky tunes Bad Fishy pumps out adding funk and groove to the thrilling ride! Don't underestimate the beauty of the sightseeing on this 35min adventure either! It's extreme fun! « less
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Ranked #18 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Scenic Railroads; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The Savannahlander is a unique train journey that starts from Cairns, Australia. Using the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway it... more » Owner description: The Savannahlander is a unique train journey that starts from Cairns, Australia. Using the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway it winds through he rainforest to the village of Kuranda and beyond. For the day tripper Mareeba is the best destination - with a bus connection back to Cairns via Kuranda. For those wanting a train trip through the Australian outback the train continues on to the end of the line at Forsayth. There are side visits to the Chillagoe caves, Cobbold Gorge and the Undara Lava Tubes available. « less
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Ranked #19 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #20 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Eco tours
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$189* and up
Ranked #21 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Private tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience the hot air ballooning capital of Australia, when you fly here in Cairns as it just like a balloon festival every... more » Owner description: Experience the hot air ballooning capital of Australia, when you fly here in Cairns as it just like a balloon festival every day. Come flying & enjoy the wonder, romance & silence of the Australian bush as you see kangaroos & Australian wildlife from a very different perspective. So many colourful balloons, the Koala, Roo, World Globe, Honeymoon, Aussie balloons and more. « less
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Ranked #22 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: For only $75 per adult and $55 per child, come and relax with us at the Behana Gorge on our magical Half Day Tubing Tour.Tube... more » Owner description: For only $75 per adult and $55 per child, come and relax with us at the Behana Gorge on our magical Half Day Tubing Tour.Tube through natural tree tunnels, freshwater snorkel, make natural facepaints, swim or just chill out - it's the best value tour in Cairns!Fantastic family fun or the perfect hangover cure, it includes...FREE photos from your day on our Facebook page, FREE morning/afternoon tea, FREE shoe hire and FREE Cairns and Northern Beaches transfers. « less
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$28* and up
Ranked #23 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Beaches; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks
Owner description: Escape the summer heat at one of Cairns' best known landmarks, the Esplanade Lagoon. Set on the Cairns foreshore overlooking... more » Owner description: Escape the summer heat at one of Cairns' best known landmarks, the Esplanade Lagoon. Set on the Cairns foreshore overlooking Trinity Inlet, the 4800 sq metre saltwater swimming lagoon offers locals and tourists a year round safe swimming location. Saltwater is pumped from the inlet and filtered through a state of the art filtration and chlorination system, to meet Australian Standards. The kids can enjoy the sandy edges, build sand castles and play in shallow water. On the other side of the Lagoon, visitors can lounge on the timber decks in moderate shade. Shady trees, landscaped gardens and open spaces all contribute to the leisurely atmosphere on the Esplanade The Lagoon is open 6am - 9pm Thursday - Tuesday, Midday - 9pm Wednesday all year round.While you are on the Cairns Esplanade why not check out the Cottage Industry Market, 8am - 4pm every Saturday, in the Plaza just next to the Lagoon. Why not enjoy the weekend's live music featuring local bands with the stage set up next to the Lagoon. The Cairns Esplanade also boasts Beach Volleyball Courts, Bouldering Park, Skate Park, BBQs, Active Living Fitness Classes, Muddy's Playground, Funship Playgrounds and so much more, all free for casual use. Come along and enjoy! « less
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Ranked #24 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience the Great Barrier Reef aboard Passions of Paradise, the current Australia Tourism Award Winner (Adventure... more » Owner description: Experience the Great Barrier Reef aboard Passions of Paradise, the current Australia Tourism Award Winner (Adventure Tourism)Sailing daily, let our friendly, dedicated staff introduce you to another world teeming with exotic fish life, coral gardens, and spectacular views. Visit Michaelmas Cay, and our exclusive Paradise Reef location, away from the crowds.Every afternoon, our bar opens, and guests relax in comfort as we raise the sails and cruise back to Cairns. « less
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Ranked #25 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Trails; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: The Cairns Esplanade is a picturesque 2.5km stretch of foreshore in the heart of Cairns that is managed by Cairns Regional... more » Owner description: The Cairns Esplanade is a picturesque 2.5km stretch of foreshore in the heart of Cairns that is managed by Cairns Regional Council. The parklands, playgrounds, boardwalk, Lagoon and recreational facilities are all free entry. Come along and enjoy this stunning facility. « less
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$165* and up
Ranked #26 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Small personalised 4WD Tours to Daintree Cape Tribulation 4WD Bloomfield Track, with high clearance vehicles going further... more » Owner description: Small personalised 4WD Tours to Daintree Cape Tribulation 4WD Bloomfield Track, with high clearance vehicles going further than any other company, running every day except Christmas Day. Also the only 4WD Day tour to Chillagoe Caves & Outback tour, touring ancient 400 million year old caves and seeing many species of wildlife runs Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Not ava Christmas Day and Good Friday. « less
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Ranked #27 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Private tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Specialising in Small Group tours, Discovery Tours Australia offer daily departures to Cape Tribulaton & The Daintree... more » Owner description: Specialising in Small Group tours, Discovery Tours Australia offer daily departures to Cape Tribulaton & The Daintree Rainforest, Kuranda and beyond.Our extended tours operate from May until October and included tours to Cape York Peninsula (Cairns to Cape York) and The Savannah Way (Cairns to Darwin) « less
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Ranked #28 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: One Great Day at One Great price includes : city bus transfers, 2 spectacular Outer Barrier Reef locations, breakfast,... more » Owner description: One Great Day at One Great price includes : city bus transfers, 2 spectacular Outer Barrier Reef locations, breakfast, wetsuit hire, 6 hours at the Reef, Marine Biologist Reef presentation, lunch, glass bottom boat, reef levies, afternoon tea your choice of an introductory dive or a certified dive. For people who can’t swim or aren’t confident in the water our friendly crew will take them on a guided snorkelProudly locally family owned and operated. « less
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Ranked #29 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Great Barrier Reef scuba diving liveaboards, day diving trips and diver training off Cairns, North Queensland, Australia.... more » Owner description: Great Barrier Reef scuba diving liveaboards, day diving trips and diver training off Cairns, North Queensland, Australia. Catering for novice divers and qualified divers as well as offering diving training and a dive shop, ProDive operates dive vessels and dive boats and is Cairns' premier dive company. « less
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Ranked #30 of 145 activities in Cairns
Category: Scuba & snorkelling
Owner description: Custom-built for diving and snorkeling adventures on the Great Barrier Reef, the luxurious catamaran Silverswift is ready to... more » Owner description: Custom-built for diving and snorkeling adventures on the Great Barrier Reef, the luxurious catamaran Silverswift is ready to whisk you away to 3 spectacular Outer Reef sites, each chosen for visual and ecological diversity. Spend over 5 hours at the reef and enjoy up to 3 certified dives, introductory diving and adventure snorkeling. It's a day all about enjoying and discovering the underwater world with personalised service. « less
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