Pre and Post Touring

Famed for its first-class access to the nation’s biggest drawcards, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, these world-heritage sites stamp Cairns on the map as Australia’s nature capital with some serious adventure game.

Cairns is a bucket list destination that speaks for itself when it comes to flaunting its natural assets. You could be rubbing fins with Nemo while you snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, surfing your way through the jungle of the Daintree Rainforest or hammock-side on a tropical island all within a day. 

Book your tours now to make the most of your trip in Cairns. Below is the list of full day and half day trips to Cairns or Port Douglas.

CALYPSO LOW ISLES
Half Day Island

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Adult $189

Calypso travels twice daily from Port Douglas for snorkelling in the calm lagoon of Low Isles Coral Cay on the Great Barrier Reef without the crowds!

  • Morning tour: boards 7:15am, departs 7:30am & returns at 11:30am
  • Afternoon tour: boards 1:00pm, departs 1:15pm & returns at 5:15pm
  • 30 minute journey each way
  • 2.5 hours at the picturesque Low Island
  • Refreshments provided (tea, coffee, fruit & muffins)
  • Guided snorkelling from the beach & glass bottom boat tour
  • All snorkelling gear, flotation devices, wetsuits or lycra suits, prescription masks included
  • Catering for the apprehensive to the avid snorkeller

DAINTREE TOURS
Daintree Rainforest

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Adult $99

Explore the magnificent and untouched World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, the oldest living rainforest in the world at 160 million years, with Daintree Tours.

  • Morning tour: Depart from Port Douglas 7:30am / Return 12 noon
  • Afternoon tour: Depart from Port Douglas 12:30pm / Return 5:15pm
  • Vehicles have easy access, large windows & comfortable seats
  • Daintree River Cruise, guided walk at Mossman Gorge.

BARRON RIVER
White Water Rafting

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Adult $171

For an afternoon of exhilarating fun, try Barron River White Water Rafting. No experience is necessary so it’s perfect for those who haven’t tried rafting before. Push your limits!

  • Depart from Port Douglas 1.00pm / Return 6.00pm
  • Up to 2 hours of white water rafting
  • Grade 2-3 rapids
  • Souvenir photographs available for purchase
  • Tea & coffee afterwards

CANYONING

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Adult $179

Bring out your inner dare devil Canyoning in the Cairns rainforest where you abseil, zip line, slide and jump your way through the pristine beauty of this secluded tropical watercourse.

  • Depart 6:30am / Return 12:30pm or Depart 12:00pm / Return 6:00pm,
  • Return accommodation transfers included (25 minutes from Cairns)
  • Exclusive rainforest location – up to 2 hours on the canyon course.
  • All safety equipment provided, including shoes and padded activity shorts
  • Souvenir photographs available for purchase on the day
  • Light lunch included with dietary options available (advise when booking)

 

CALYPSO OUTER BARRIER REEF

Dive & Snorkel

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Adult $256

Explore the very outer Great Barrier Reef travelling daily from Port Douglas to Opal and Agincourt Reefs, both regarded as some of the most significant sites of this natural wonder. Visit 3 spectacular reef sites in one day, guests see the diversity of marine life & coral gardens.

  • Board 8:15am, depart 8:45am, return 4:15pm
  • 3 outer reef sites, 1 hour for activities at each site, 1.5 hours travel time each way
  • Up to 35 Reef locations to choose from on Opal, Agincourt & St. Crispins Reefs
  • Large, custom-designed comfortable vessels
  • Spacious deck areas, Ample outdoor seating, Day-bed seating throughout
  • 9 metre wide back deck with a submerged platform for easy access into the water
  • Air-conditioned saloon ∙ 4 toilets with hot water showers
  • Snorkel only vessel (subject to availability)
  • Certified & introductory diving available in small groups.
  • Interpretative Reef Talk & Guided Snorkelling Tour • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea served on board – we can cater for all dietary requirements • All snorkelling gear, flotation devices (noodles & vests), wetsuits or lycra suits, prescription masks included.

DAINTREE TOURS

Daintree Rainforest

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Adult $199

Explore the magnificent and untouched World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, the oldest living rainforest in the world at 160 million years, with Daintree Tours.

  • 2 departures times: 7:20am returning at 4:15pm and & 8:20am returning at 5:15pm.
  • Guided tour, local /experienced / knowledgeable guides.
  • Vehicles have easy access, large windows & comfortable seats.
  • Mossman Gorge, crocodile spotting cruise on Cooper Creek, Alexandra Lookout, easy guided rainforest walks, pristine beaches, Daintree Ice Cream Co.
  • Heritage Lodge Rainforest Retreat for delicious lunch – we can cater for all dietary requirements.

 

HOT AIR BALLOON
Scenic flights

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Adult $320

If there was ever a good reason to get out of bed early, then a Balloon flight as the sun rises is it. Float over the picturesque Atherton Tablelands on a scenic 30 minute flight!

  • Depart from Port Douglas 3:50am / Return 10:30am
  • Half day morning tour with champagne breakfast included
  • Join in the fun of a cross country balloon chase & help to pack up the giant balloons
  • Souvenir in-flight photographs available for purchase on the day

GBR HELICOPTERS 
Scenic flights

From the air the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage and Daintree Rainforest really come to life! We have a range of options to suit all occasions and budgets.

  • Scenic Reef & Rainforest flights
  • Sandy Cay ultimate experience – best enjoyed early morning
  • Rainforest waterfall or private beach escapes
  • Scenic Reef flights to or from the Reef Magic & Dreamtime Heli Pontoon
  • Airport transfers
  • Transfers from Port Douglas to Cairns
  • Tailor made experiences

GREEN ISLAND

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Adult $98

The Green Island ferry half day tour allow you to enjoy the beauty of Green Island when short on time or simply want to get to the reef for a couple of hours.

  • Depart from Cairns 9.00am / Return 1.00pm OR 1.00pm / Return 5.00pm
  • Return Cairns and Northern Beaches accommodation transfers available
  • Spend 2 hours on Green Island
  • Snorkelling, Semi-Submarine and Glass Bottom Boat Coral viewing tours
  • Time to explore Green Island National Park or simply relax on the white sandy beach

FITZROY ISLAND

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Adult $84

Our high-speed catamaran departs daily from Cairns for the scenic 45-minute cruise to Fitzroy Island. Protected as a National Park, this is one of the most unspoilt islands on the Great Barrier Reef!

  • Depart from Cairns 9.00am / Return 3.00pm OR 11.00am / Return 5.00pm
  • Snorkel Equipment, use of Paddle Skis, Stand Up Paddle Boards & Ocean Trampoline
  • Glass Bottom Boat tour with commentary
  • Packed picnic style lunch available
  • National Park walking tracks

SKYDIVING
Tandern

PRICES FROM
Adult $219

Take your group to new heights and escape the ordinary with Skydive Australia!

  • The only company skydiving over & landing in Cairns
  • Spectacular views from reef to rainforest
  • Exhilarating half day experience (2-3 hours)
  • Morning or afternoon jumps available
  • Incredible sunrise jumps now available

 

GREEN ISLAND

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Adult $98

Our full day tours allow you flexibility to maximise your time to enjoy Green Island’s luscious Rainforest, white sandy beaches and all the wonders the Great Barrier Reef has on offer.

  • Depart from Cairns 9.00am / Return 5.00pm OR 11.00am / Return 5.00pm
  • Spend up to 5 hours on Green Island
  • Buffet lunch served in air conditioning on board ‘Big Cat’
  • Snorkelling, Semi-Submarine and Glass Bottom Boat Coral viewing tours
  • Green Island also offers a range of optional activities including SNUBA, Beach Hire, Marineland Melanesia (a fascinating walk through nautical museum featuring live crocodiles and aquariums).

FITZROY ISLAND

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Adult $84

Our high-speed catamaran departs daily from Cairns for the scenic 45-minute cruise to Fitzroy Island. Protected as a National Park, this is one of the most unspoilt islands on the Great Barrier Reef!

  • Depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal 9.00am / Return 5.15pm
  • Snorkel Equipment, use of Paddle Skis, Stand Up Paddle Boards & Ocean Trampoline
  • Glass Bottom Boat tour with commentary
  • Packed picnic style lunch available
  • National Park walking tracks

DREAMTIME
Dive & Snorkel

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Adult $189

Step back into the Great Barrier Reef’s Dreamtime with indigenous sea rangers on a day tour or two spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef sites!

  • Depart from Cairns 8.00am / Return 4.30pm
  • Indigenous welcome and acknowledgement
  • Great Barrier Reef creation story
  • Two premium reef sites
  • Morning tea, afternoon tea & full hot/cold buffet lunch with vegetarian options
  • Marine Biologist presentation
  • Includes snorkel equipment, wet suit / lycra suit
  • Includes Glass Bottom Boat

 

Cairns & Port Douglas Tours

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Disclaimer

Please be advised that the above tours are offered by separate operators, and do not have any connection with Arinex Pty Ltd. This information is provided to delegates on a general basis and is the delegate’s responsibility to research, make a booking and pay for the service provided directly with the supplier.

Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions on the operator website before proceeding with payment to avoid any problems. Any issues relating to this are at the expense of the delegate and not the responsibility of Arinex Pty Ltd.