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Small-Group Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour

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    Stop At: Cairns Discovery Tours, 36 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

    Your small-group tour of Cairns and its environs starts in the afternoon with a drive by air-conditioned minivan through the city center and to the waterfront, where you’ll explore the wharves and harbour with your experienced guide

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Cairns Museum, City Pl Shields St School of Arts Building, Cnr Lake and Shields Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

    Guided tour of Cairns Museum with complimentary re-entry throughout your stay in Cairns

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St Monica's Cathedral, 181 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

    A visit to St Monica’s Cathedral, where you can admire the world’s largest peace-themed stained-glass window.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: NOA Eat Drink Share, 1 Pyne St, Edge Hill QLD 4870, Australia

    Delicious Devonshire Afternoon tea including tea and coffee

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cairns Botanical Gardens, 1 Collins Ave, Queensland 4870 Australia

    Learn about Cairns’ tropical environment on a guided walk through Flecker Botanical Gardens

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Barron Gorge National Park, Queensland Australia

    See the city from a hillside lookout that boasts fabulous photo opportunities; and take a walk past the ravines, rugged mountains and Surprise Creek Waterfall at the Lower Barron Gorge National Park.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Palm Cove Beach, 111 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879 Australia

    Last stop is by the water with a walk along Palm Cove Jetty or the beach. Simply stunning

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Green Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

    Upgrade to make a full day of your Cairns experience, upgrade to include an optional morning cruise to Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef. Spend two hours relaxing on Green Island, or choose to include optional snorkeling or viewing the coral on a glass-bottom boat tour (additional expense payable directly). Then return to Cairns in time to begin your small-group city tour in the afternoon.

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Reviewed July 7, 2019

    A great introduction to Cairns and the surrounding area with Eric, our very knowledgeable and pleasant guide. Despite many stops the pace was very relaxed and included several interesting places we wouldn't have been to see otherwise. Well worth it.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank John K
    Reviewed May 16, 2019

    The tour started at the cathedral with its impressive stained glass windows, carried on with an informative visit to the Cairns museum and then on for an included afternoon tea stop. After a further stop at the Botanical Gardens, we moved on to views of...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank SimonHutchins
    Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

    We were a really small group and practically got a private tour. Eric was friendly and knowledgeable and the places we visited were interesting. We booked the tour as something to do before our flight that night but actually really enjoyed it and are glad...More

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    Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

    Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Eric, pleased you enjoyed your Cairns City Sights tour with us,

    Reviewed January 30, 2019

    This really was an excellent tour of Cairns and the surrounding area. The tour guide, Eric was very knowledgable and helpful showing us round Cairns which included visits to Botanical gardens, Lower Barron Gorge National Park, Palm Cove and many more places. The tour exceeded...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Tubb1
    Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

    Thank you for your review and pleased our tour exceeded your expectations which is our goal. We are a small company which has now been operating or 25 years.

    Reviewed November 9, 2018

    I can recommend this tour.The tour operators were lovely.I was sick and they allowed me to drive behind the bus should i have to leave. They are excellent places to visit so you see more in a quick time. thanks for taking care of my...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank AussieHamster
    Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

    Thank you for taking the time to review our Cairns City Sights Tour. It was our pleasure to assist you and to look after your parents, we love where we live and sharing it with our visitors from all over the world. Regards Maryanne

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