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Cairns Discovery Tours-Day Tours

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Address: 36 Aplin St, 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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Excellent introduction to beautiful Cairns.

Great half day tour with Eric being very informative and helpful throughout. A highly recommended half day background tour. Lots of highlights. Palm Cove is an amazing place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bathurst, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent half day tour of Cairns, the driver Eric gave a great commentary, informative and entertaining.

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Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great half day tour with Eric being very informative and helpful throughout. A highly recommended half day background tour. Lots of highlights. Palm Cove is an amazing place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time on this tour. Our guide Eric was very welcoming, humorous and most importantly very knowledgable. We saw and learnt heaps - much more than I had anticipated. St Monica's Cathedral was a surprising highlight, as were the beautiful Botanical Gardens and going further afield to the Barron Gorge and Palm Cove. I would highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The tour we took was a little pricey but we had nothing else to complain about. The staff were very knowledgeable and helpful and made for a lovely day. Collection from the hotel made life easy.

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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. Pleased you enjoyed your day with us. We are a small company and have kept our price at $75.00 for many years now. Regards Maryanne More 

Toormina, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This was an excellent half day taking in the Cairns highlights and somewhat different to previous "City Sights" tours we had undertaken. Eric, our guide and driver was so friendly and informative and made the tour extremely interesting as we not only explored the city but the surrounds as well. St Monica's Cathedral and its magnificent stained glass windows denoting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Really great. Roger was an exceptional guide. Would have no hesitation in taking another tour run by this company. We learnt so much about the area from this tour. Great value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Arriving in Cairns just after mid day, it left little time to organise an outing so my wife and I decided on an afternoon tour of the city which even included a cream tea. Well I have to say that this tour with Eric our driver was fantastic. We were given a really first rate experience of Cairns which included... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour taking in Cairns highlights. The Cathedral and it's super Windows, Botanical gardens (a taster) you could spend days in there, Barron falls end Palm Cove. Not only that a cream tea included and a great guide (Roger)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We really enjoyed being driven around to see all the most important sights in Cairns. The afternoon went quickly as we listened to Eric, the tour guide, who patiently told us everything we could want to know about each place we visited. He was very friendly and thoughtful as he looked after us throughout the afternoon, joining us for refreshments... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our Cairns City Sights Tour. We are a small tour company with 2 amazing guides which Eric is one of them. We love our city and showcasing it to our guests. Regards Maryanne More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

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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