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Cairns - Outdoor Activities

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Ranked #1 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #2 of 45 Outdoor 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 #3 of 45 Outdoor 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 #4 of 45 Outdoor 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 #5 of 45 Outdoor 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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Ranked #6 of 45 Outdoor 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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$55* and up
Ranked #7 of 45 Outdoor 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 #8 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Eco tours
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$46* and up
Ranked #9 of 45 Outdoor 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 #10 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #11 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Eco tours
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$28* and up
Ranked #12 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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 #13 of 45 Outdoor 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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Ranked #14 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Scuba & snorkelling
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 #15 of 45 Outdoor 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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Ranked #16 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Cairns based, TUSA Dive are the day tour scuba diving and snorkelling specialists to the Great Barrier Reef. With more than... more » Owner description: Cairns based, TUSA Dive are the day tour scuba diving and snorkelling specialists to the Great Barrier Reef. With more than 25 years experience in taking visitors to the reef, TUSA Dive strive to make your Cairns reef tour as memorable, educational and exciting, as it is possible to be.The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world, composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for 2,600 km (1,600 mi) along the coast of Queensland, in Australia's Coral Sea. Labeled as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and a World Heritage listed region, visitors come from the all over the planet to visit this incredible icon... Our Great Barrier Reef.Experienced scuba divers and snorkellers alike can travel to the outer reefs in ultimate comfort on board Cairns' newest and best reef day boat, the TUSA 6. Launched in August 2011, the 24m TUSA 6 was custom designed for Great Barrier Reef cruising, cairns diving and snorkelling, and each day visits two unique reef locations from Tusa's choice of 16 spectacular dive and snorkel sites.Tusa Dive's professional and friendly dive crew are on hand throughout the day to assist you in ever way, and can provide education for snorkeling, first time "introductory scuba diving" (PADI Discover Scuba course), PADI & SSI Referral Courses, and PADI Open Water courses.For divers looking for more than a day trip, multi-day scuba packages are available for day touring and Tusa 6's big sister, the Spirit of Freedom provides 3 to 7 day liveaboard diving expeditions to the iconic dive destinations of the Cod Hole and Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea.TUSA Dive are proud to be accredited as an Advanced Ecotourism Operator, committed to providing a service that reflects our responsibility to contribute to the conservation of our Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and pass on this rich heritage to future generations. « less
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Ranked #17 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #18 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Scuba & snorkelling
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Ranked #19 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #20 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: River rafting & tubing
Owner description: RnR White Water Rafting is Australia's White Water Rafting specialist, with a reputation synonymous with safety, service and... more » Owner description: RnR White Water Rafting is Australia's White Water Rafting specialist, with a reputation synonymous with safety, service and above all fun! Experience the thrills and excitement whilst rafting through the World Heritage Rainforest of North Queensland with a full day on the Tully, a half day on the Barron River, or an adrenalin-pumping 4 day expedition on the North Johnstone. « less
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Ranked #21 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Behind the Botanic Gardens is Mount Whitfield Conservation Park, home to the Red and Blue Arrow Trails. These two linked... more » Owner description: Behind the Botanic Gardens is Mount Whitfield Conservation Park, home to the Red and Blue Arrow Trails. These two linked tracks ascend the slopes of Mount Whitfield. The Red Arrow loop trail (1.5Km return) beginning at Collins Avenue, climbs 100m in elevation through rainforest, Eucalypt forest and grasslands to a lookout above the Cairns International Airport offering views over the city and out to Green Island. A short link trail ascends a further 50 metres to another lookout from where the Blue Arrow loop trail (4.5Km return) commences. The Blue Arrow trail takes you through mainly rainforest to an elevation of 300m. About half way around, a short side track will take you to a lookout on the summit of Mt Lumley Hill where you get views along the coast to the north of Cairns. « less
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Ranked #22 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Scuba & snorkelling
Owner description: Great reasons to learn to dive with Cairns Dive School. We have a policy of only taking a maximum of 4 students during all... more » Owner description: Great reasons to learn to dive with Cairns Dive School. We have a policy of only taking a maximum of 4 students during all our scuba courses as it means we can give expert and individual attention to each student. Note: if you have a personal or family group of more than 4 you can still all learn to dive together we'll accommodate you. Secondly, we offer a 2 free extra dives on the Private Open Water Course so instead of just 4 Open Water dives you will each get 6 great dives out on the pristine and unrivalled Great Barrier Reef. Thirdly, because we are boutique we are able to accommodate most special requirements - Scuba diving courses can be run in a variety of different ways to suit your personal needs and time frames. No other dive centre in Cairns can make such a commitment. All scuba diving trips go to the outer Great Barrier Reef on superb vessels. All trips include buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea (snacks), and all necessary diving equipment. You can choose your open water package to include 2 day trips, 2 or 3 day over night trips, or fly and dive to the world famous cod hole and ribbon reefs! We have an unsurpassed amount of options at every price point. Lastly, standard business hours are 7:30am - 8:00pm, 7 days a week. We can also schedule courses outside regular business hours. « less
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Ranked #23 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #24 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Deep Sea Divers Den is the right choice for visiting the Great Barrier Reef. Deep Sea Divers Den has operated from Cairns,... more » Owner description: Deep Sea Divers Den is the right choice for visiting the Great Barrier Reef. Deep Sea Divers Den has operated from Cairns, Australia for over 30 years, making us not only the largest but also one of the longest established Cairns Diving and Snorkeling companies in the area. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced Diver or Snorkeler, your safety and enjoyment is on the top of our list when you visit the Great Barrier Reef with us. « less
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Ranked #25 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Boat Tours; Water sports
Owner description: `Fish Tales` Charters operator from Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. We offer Estuary Fishing, River Fishing and... more » Owner description: `Fish Tales` Charters operator from Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. We offer Estuary Fishing, River Fishing and Bluewater Fishing.On all our charters we supply all top quality rods & reels, all bait & tackle, bottles of water and tea/coffee and our experienced fishing guide.All you need to bring is sunnies, hat, camera and a few beers are OK.Vessel One: River Rocket Fishing Guide: Scott locations: Trinity Inlet(Estuary Fishing), Mulgrave and Russell Rivers.Vessel Two: Dont Know Fishing Guide: Darryl Locations: Trinity Inlet (Estuary Fishing)Bluewater (Inshore-Reef) Fishing from Cairns. « less
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Ranked #26 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Get up close to the Great Barrier Reef's amazing creatures with Seawalker Green Island. An award winning helmet dive... more » Owner description: Get up close to the Great Barrier Reef's amazing creatures with Seawalker Green Island. An award winning helmet dive adventure where you walk on the sea floor, not on a pontoon. A safe adventure for nearly the whole family and the perfect way to explore the reef even if you cannot swim or snorkel. Come and join us on tropical Green Island only 45 minutes by fast catamaran from Cairns. « less
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Ranked #27 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #28 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Golf Courses; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #29 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Golf Courses; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: 18 Hole course located just 5 mins from Cairns CBD. 66 Motorised Carts, Driving range with fully licensed and airconditioned... more » Owner description: 18 Hole course located just 5 mins from Cairns CBD. 66 Motorised Carts, Driving range with fully licensed and airconditioned clubhouse. Course open for Social play almost every day. Please call ahead to book your tee time! « less
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Ranked #30 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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