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 pre and post Symposium 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.

HOT AIR BALLOON
Scenic flights

PRICES FROM 
Adult $330
Child $280

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

FITZROY ISLAND

PRICES FROM
Adult $87
Child $47

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
Tanderm

PRICES FROM
Adult $309

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

CANYONING

PRICES FROM
Adult $184

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)

 

FITZROY ISLAND

PRICES FROM
Adult $87
Child $47

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

PRICES FROM
Adult $199
Child $99

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

 

CALYPSO LOW ISLES
Half Day Island

PRICES FROM
Adult $199
Child $159

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

 

CALYPSO OUTER BARRIER REEF

Dive & Snorkel

PRICES FROM 
Adult $269
Child $189

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.

 

Cairns & Port Douglas Tours

Enjoy a 10% discount when you book with us by using the promo code ‘SAVE10’.

CAPE TRIBULATION

Daintree & Mossman Gorge

PRICES
Adult $224
Child $150
Family ($2A + 2C) $720

Explore the ancient rainforests of World Heritage listed Cape Tribulation and the Daintree National Park. Discover the secrets of the rainforest at Mossman Gorge and spot wildlife along the Daintree River Cruise. Enjoy a BBQ lunch in the rainforest before stepping foot on the world renowned Cape Tribulation Beach. Also included is a delicious afternoon refreshment at the Daintree Ice Cream Company.

  • Travel in a luxury custom built vehicle
  • Mossman Gorge: Visit Mossman Gorge Centre and enjoy morning tea before boarding the shuttle for your transfer into Mossman Gorge. Discover secrets of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest as your driver takes you on a guided walk through the Gorge boardwalk, sharing their knowledge and the history of this World Heritage listed region.
  • Daintree River Cruise: Hop aboard the Daintree River Cruise and reach an understanding of the intricate Daintree eco-system. Keep an eye out for wildlife including the elusive Saltwater Crocodile.
  • Lunch: Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch in the rainforest of Noah Valley
  • Cape Tribulation: Where the Rainforest meet the Reef. Walk on this world-renowned rainforest beach named by Captain James Cook on his voyage of discovery in 1770; admire the coastline and fringing Coral Reef from the Kulki Lookout.
  • Daintree Ice Cream Company: Stop for an afternoon refreshment included at the Daintree Ice Cream Company. Enjoy a delicious exotic fruit icecream cup featuring four flavours (gluten free and dairy free options available).
  • Alexandra Lookout: After winding through the rainforest, enjoy this spectacular lookout over the Daintree River Estuary, Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea.

Please call +61 7 4047 9066 or email res@downundertours.com and quote “DC2020” to book the Aboriginal Culture Experience tour.

DAINTREE TOURS

Aboriginal Culture Experience

PRICES
Adult $259
Child $240
Family (2A, 2C) $998.00

This unique and exclusive Aboriginal tour unveils the mysteries of both the traditional fishing and gathering grounds of Cooya Beach and the World Heritage Daintree National Park in one incredible day tour. Wander through lush Rainforest, experience the pristine waters of Mossman Gorge and learn traditional fishing and gathering techniques like catching crab from a Kubirri Warra clan member before damper on Cooya Beach.

  • Experienced guiding and commentary
  • Welcome to Country smoking ceremony
  • Interpretive Rainforest walk at Mossman Gorge
  • Lunch at the Mossman Gorge Centre
  • 2 hour coast and cultural walk with a Kubirri Warra clan member
  • Damper and catch of the day
  • Return hotel transfers

Please call +61 7 4047 9066 or email res@downundertours.com and quote “DC2020” to book the Cape Tribulation tour.

 

Daintree Tours

Enjoy a 10% discount when you book with us by using the promo code ‘DC2020’.

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.