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“Half day tour plus”

Cairns Discovery Tours
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Ranked #70 of 158 Tours in Cairns
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Owner description: Cairns Discovery Tours is an interesting and informative afternoon half day tour of Cairns and surrounds with knowledgeable guides. The tour takes in the natural beauty of Cairns and history. Visit the Cairns Museum, St Monica's Cathedral which has the world's largest themed stained glass and peace windows. Enjoy a guided walk through the Flecker botanical gardens before a delicious afternoon tea in the Gardens Cafe. Take in the panoramic views of Cairns and Green Island. 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 with a visit to Palm Cove.
Reviewed December 23, 2013

Roger is a great ambassador for Cairns. Great knowledge if you are into history or botany. Scones were great as was the outback opal mine. Wonderful windows in St Monica's. An exceptional value-for-money tourist experience.

Thank Peterkinz
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Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2014

Thank you for your review and I agree with you that Roger is a wonderful ambassador, I will pass on your compliments. We are a small company and enjoy showing our beautiful city of cairns to our visitors.

Regards Maryanne

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Reviewed December 12, 2013

Right in time we were picked up. The driver an enthousiast young lady, (Helen) - explained the day: Picking up others, driving to Mossmangorge and then direction Cookstown (not so far!). OK, with a nice car - for 8 persons we went. We made a stop in Mossman for loading our lunches - then to the gorge. Helen was fabulous. She knew a lot to tell. Ver good. Passing the ferry along the road we stopped for the coffee - again Helen lais somewhere a clothing on the table, for coffee and fruit. Up higher on the road wit nice views to the end of the paved road. Here we stopped for a short walk on the beach. Beautifull! - We returned the same way. Along the way we stopped for lunch on a very, very nice spot - in the mid of the rainwood - Again Helen prepared a very fine lunch we all loved. Driving further bach we crossed the ferry again and went then on for a rivwercruise. We were lucky to see crocs and birdlife. There after again a short drive to a place where we changed the bus for a 4-D jeep. Now Helen drove really as a professional: up to a hidden lake with a beautiful waterfall. We stopped and the swimmers could shout for very, very large fishes! Lucky Helen was there to help with some fishfood so the swimmers could come out safe.... Then up for the return trip, we arrived appr. at 6.30. pm after a very, very good day. A worthwile trip - you should do yourself and ask for the guide Helen....

Thank quietwalkerLelystad
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Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

Eric took us to places we wouldn't have found on our own. He was a mine of information on all things Cairns. A most enjoyable afternoons sightseeing with cream tea too! Highly recommended.

Thank Jedijacka
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Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

My friend and I did this tour on our first day in Cairns. It was a great tour taking us all around Cairns right up to Palm Cove! Roger, our driver, was fantastic! Very informative and friendly. A tour that is definitely worth doing if you are visiting Cairns!

1  Thank Missem1604
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

Excellent first-up tour...Roger has heaps of information of Cairns delivered in a very enthusiastic style. Apart from the tour itself, lots of little extras - eg a cane-toad, pictures of pythons, etc - with detailed background. Delicious scones, interesting informative tour of a wonderful Botanical Gardens, ... Thoroughly recommended.

Thank vinags
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