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Small Group Exclusive Half Day Rainforest/Waterfall Four Wheel Drive Adventure

Small Group Exclusive Half Day Rainforest/Waterfall Four Wheel Drive Adventure

Our Exclusive Half Day Rainforest Four Wheel Drive and Water Fall Tour is amazing. We invite you to jump on board our 4WD for this exclusive and spectacular visit to the rainforest and surrounding area? You will be amazed in what you will see in 5 hours. This tour is ideal if you have limited time,...

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Cairns Quads & Adventures

Cairns Quads & Adventures specialise in small personalised groups in exclusive Rainforest within 30 minutes of Cairns. Our tours venture into the dense Rainforest on dirt tracks, creek crossings and exciting thrills. We offer you our adventurous and exciting ½ Day ATV quad bike tours where you...

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Fish Tales Charters

SPORTSFISHING CHARTERS CAIRNS

Fish Tales Charters - Fishing Adventures operate from Cairns, in Far North Queensland. ESTUARY FISHING The open waters, creeks & deep channel of the Cairns Estuary System are an extremely important part of the breeding cycle of juvenile fish. RIVER FISHING 40 kms south of Cairns, situated nea...

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AJ Hackett Bungy

AJ Hackett Bungy

Home to Australia's ONE & ONLY Bungy Tower & Giant Minjin Jungle Swing. Located in the rainforest 20 mins from Cairns CBD.

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Barron Half Day Rafting

Barron Half Day Rafting

This is a perfect introduction into what seems to be a wild activity, showing to you just how majestic a day on the river can be. On this half day tour you are absolutely spoilt, as you will get to experience the amazing world heritage rainforest from a completely different point of view!

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Cairns Scenic Balloon Flight

Scenic Balloon Flight

For a memorable experience, hop aboard a dawn balloon flight over the Mareeba Valley. As you glide over this picturesque landscape you'll see and hear Australian wildlife such as wallabies and birds as they awaken.

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Horse Riding and ATV Package Tours with Blazing Saddles

Horse Riding and ATV  Package Tours with Blazing Saddles

Native bush & rainforest surroundings provide adventurous trails & also many native wildlife. Spectacular views over the panorama at Yorkeys Knob provide wonderful memories. Tours include courtesy coach transfers from all hotels in Cairns and the Northern Beaches plus Aussie BBQ Sausage Sizzle

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Located just 40 minutes north of Cairns and 25 minutes south of Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. With over 2100 metres of timber boardwalks and pathways leading you on a journey of discovery throu...

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Kuranda Koala Gardens

Kuranda Koala Gardens

Kuranda Koala Gardens is Kuranda's newest wildlife attraction! Situated in the heart of Kuranda, this attraction gives you the opportunity to see some of Australia's most unique wildlife up close. We have a variety of wildlife for you to see including lots of opportunity to observe our koalas doing...

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Bird World Kuranda

Bird World

Naturally landscaped with waterfalls, ponds, exotic and native plants, Birdworld replicates the natural habitats of almost 80 species that roam this unique rainforest immersion exhibit. It is truly a photographer's delight. Birdworld Kuranda is located in the Kuranda Heritage Markets on Rob Veivers...

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Flying Leap Megazip Lines

“Flying Leap Megazip Lines”

Whether you're seeking an adrenaline rush, scenic bush walk, panoramic city and ocean views, or unforgettable encounters with rare and beautiful Australian animal and bird life, Cairns Adventure Park delivers in spectacular style. No other attraction offers such a unique and diverse range of amazin...

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Brett's Kuranda Half Day Tour

Brett's Kuranda Half day Tour

Small personalised tours specialising in great service. Max 12 guests, interesting, entertaining commentary, just bring a sense of humour with you!! Brett's Kuranda Half Day Tours leave Port Douglas daily at 11am. Travel on the multi award winning Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, enjoy free time in Ku...

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Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures

Brett's Kuranda Half day Tour

FEATURING THE TROPICAL ‘DELIGHTS’ OF THE TABLELANDS Departing Port Douglas Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9:00am Returning 5:30pm Wines, Spirits, Cheeses, Coffee, Chocolates, Tropical Fruits, Ice Cream Indigenous Damper & Jams and Platypus viewing

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Cairns Ninebot Tours

Cairns Ninebot Tours

The first and only guided Cairns Segueway tour. We start the tour on the Cairns Esplanade, then proceed to mangrove ecosystems, important breeding grounds for tropical fish found on the Great Barrier Reef. We then segue-way to Cairns Salt Water creek, lined with mangrove swamps into the Botanical...

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Skydive Australia

Cairns is a must do skydiving destination, and Skydive Cairns provides our thrill seekers with the only possible way to see the Great Barrier Reef and the tropical Rainforest all at once in freefall and under canopy. Combine the terrain, the reef and the expansive ocean views, and it is quite simply...

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Dan's Mountain Biking

Dan's Mountain Biking

Fully Guided MTB tours and custom designed riding. Cairns – Atherton Tablelands – Cape Tribulation – FNQ Dan, born in Cairns and hooked on mountain biking (MTBA coach, commissarie, represented Australia in 1996 World MTB cross country and is a National accredited MTB instructor). Dan and his ski...

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1 Day Rainforest and Kuranda Tour

Discovery Tours Australia

Half Day Morning 4WD Rainforest and Waterfall Tour Free Time in Kuranda, Skyrail Cableway or Kuranda Scenic Train

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1 Day Rainforest and Reef Tour

Discovery Tours Australia

Half Day 4WD Rainforest and Waterfall Tour Half Day Green Island Tour

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7 Nights Accommodation, 6 Tours and Return Airport shuttle

Discovery Tours Australia

This is the Ultimate Package, including 7 nights accommodation, Reef Tour, Kuranda Tour, Daintree/Cape Tribulation Tour, Lunch Cruise, Morning Rainforest 4 wd tour and scenic flight over the Reef

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Down and Dirty Quad Bike Tours

Experience the North Queensland savannah on your own ATV or Argo. Ride through creekbeds and dense forest close enough to touch. Family Friendly adventure experience. Pick up and drop off service available, Ride 300cc & 150CC fully automatic ATV’s. We also have smaller bikes for beginners or the...

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The Billabong Kuranda

The Billabong Kuranda

'The Billabong' is a truly unique events venue set against Kuranda’s tropical rainforest, with an outlook to the tranquil lagoon and beautiful eucalypt woodlands. Just 30 minutes from Cairns, ‘The Billabong’ is tucked away on 165 acres of private property. The saloon boasts a spectacular wooden b...

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BTS Port Douglas

Port Douglas Bus is a subsidiary of BTS Tours and has been providing transport services in the Port Douglas and Cairns region for over 25 years. Based in Port Douglas, BTS Tours (previously called Bloomfield Track Safaris) was founded by Rob and Ann West in 1985 where they pioneered Guided 4WD To...

Cairns Golf Tours

Cairns Golf Tours is a locally owned golf tour company which has been operating in North Queensland for over 20 years, formally Koala Golf Tours we have recently rebranded as Cairns Golf Tours. Cairns Golf Tours is the # 1 golf tour operator in North Queensland, if you’re here for holiday, coming fo...

Mount-n-Ride Adventures

Mount-n-Ride Adventures | Barra Fishing Experience

Mount-N-Ride Adventures are situated just a short 30 minute drive south west of Cairns city, in the stunning Little Mulgrave Valley and have been operating exciting and scenic horse trail rides to both locals and tourists for over 15 years. We are well regarded as one of the best trail riding proper...

Barron Falls Estate

Kuranda Rainforest Journeys

Barron Falls Estate is nestled within the oldest tropical rainforest on Earth and surrounded by the magnificent Barron Gorge National Park. In this 165 acres of private property you will discover: The Marshall family has been in Cairns since 1937 and have owned Barron Falls Estate since 1969.

Skysafari

Skysafari

Skysafari is a personalised air touring company as well as being industry experts in helicopter aerial work. Years of focus have created and cemented an outstanding reputation for flexibility, service and absolute guest and client fulfillment. Proudly Australian grown and owned, Skysafari continues...

Cairns Harbour Cruises

Cairns Harbour Cruises

With waterways winding through a 300 square kilometre maze of mangroves, expect rich diverse wildlife, stunning scenery and a relaxing cruise with informative commentary from our crew. This is the saltwater crocodile's natural habitat - with a chance to spot them basking on the muddy banks particula...

Cruising Cairns Bike Tours

See a different side of Cairns

Description: Experience the rich culture and incredible wildlife of the Wet Tropics through the eyes of a local in Far North Queensland. It’s not easy to get a real taste of a city from following a guide book, and this is why with us, you will have an experienced local guide taking you to all of...

Gone Fishing Cairns

Fishing trips Cairns are operated by Gone Fishing Cairns and they are the longest established charter operator of fishing trips in the Cairns Inlet. Established in 1989 we have the knowledge to find that special fish for you. Gone Fishing Cairns offers the best estuary fishing trips that the region...

Hinterland Aviation

Hinterland Aviation

In addition to our regular service to Cooktown we also provide flexible charters anytime, anywhere. Conducting over 5,000 flights per year and averaging 50,000 passengers, Hinterland Aviation operates at the highest safety standard in aviation! Our diverse clientele includes the likes of Ergon Energ...

Topknot Climbing

Topknot Climbing

Rock Climbing and Abseiling in Cairns. We offer a range of fun and exciting rock climbing and abseiling tours. Also providing numerous training options from beginner to advanced. opknot Climbing, has been in operation for since 2009. Rock Climbing, Caving, Abseil, Bouldering. Offering a ran...

Birdwatching Tropical Australia

Birdwatching Tropical Australia specialises in individual and small group birding tours. We like to go where the birds are. Beginners, experienced birders and photographers are all catered for and routes can be adjusted to suit particular interests such as those with target lists. Full day and mult...

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Skyrail takes you on an unforgettable journey over and through Australia's World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests, in the Barron Gorge National Park. Spanning 7.5kms, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway has comfortable six person gondolas which glide just metres above the canopy providing spectacular...

Freedom Journey Australia

Freedom Journey Australia is a Tour Operator operating in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia. Freedom Journey Australia safaries & trekking.

Babinda Paintball

Babinda Paintball

Paintball just got better! At Babinda Paintball you'll enjoy the paintball rush playing in a tropical rainforest location under the expert guidance of our highly trained staff on a course designed and built by seasoned military personal. Experience paintball the way it was meant be played! B...

Close-Up Birding Adventures

Let locally born and bred guide David “Chook” Crawford lead you on your trip of a lifetime in Australia's incredible Far North Queensland. From the misty green highlands of the Atherton Tablelands, habitat of many endemic and sought-after species such as Golden Bowerbird and Fernwren, to the hear...

Great Day Fishing & Crabbing

Great Day Fishing & Crabbing

A trip aboard Great Day offers visitors the thrill of fishing in Cairns, hauling in the famous live mud crabs and hard fighting tropical fish lurking in the calm waters of Cairns Trinity inlet. Our twin hull aluminium vessel offers full canopy and toilet facilities especially designed for calm wate...

Fishing the North

Fishing the north offers a personalized fishing experiences for 3 max people, drawing on his knowledge of the area he can cater for lure, fly or soft plastics, and can tailor a fishing trip to catch whatever species you desire whether barramunda, mangrove, jack or queenfish. Offering 1/2 and full...

Capture Cairns Photography Tours

Capture Cairns Photography Tours

Receive personalised photography lessons, while on your day tour; albeit the white sands of Fitzroy Island, the magnificent views from the Skyrail, adventures up in the Tablelands, the elegant setting of the Botanical gardens, Underwater on the Great Barrier Reef, A birds eye view of the Reef or Rai...

GSL Aviation

GSL Aviation

Our fleet of modern, high-wing aircraft, are designed to give you the best view on your scenic flight. The aircraft are comfortable, and fitted with quality intercom systems so that the pilot can provide in-flight commentary. All of our flights include guaranteed window seats, so no one is left out....

KEKOA

KEKOA is one of the best known charter boats fishing the Cairns Giant Black Marlin Season. Capt. Luke Fallon is one of the most experienced captains having fished the Cairns season for 27 years. His best day is 9 giant black marlin in a single day on the Great Barrier Reef. As a barra guide, he...

Aussie Drifterz

Aussie Drifterz

Come and relax with Aussie Drifterz on the best value tour in town – tube through rainforest tree tunnels, make natural face paints, swim or just chill out. Tube through natural tree tunnels, freshwater snorkel, make natural face paints, swim or just chill out - it's the best value tour in Cairns! C...

Heli Tours North Queensland

Helitours is the newest helicopter touring company in North Queensland. Helitours North Queensland gives you access to areas that you just can’t normally reach. Our fleet is designed to get you to our chosen destinations in comfort and safety. Our pilots have thousands of hours of flying experien...

Great Day Fishing and Crabbing Tours

A trip aboard Great Day offers visitors the thrill of fishing in Cairns, hauling in the famous live mud crabs and hard fighting tropical fish lurking in the calm waters of Cairns Trinity inlet. Our twin hull aluminium vessel offers full canopy and toilet facilities especially designed for calm wa...

Aussie Farm Entertainment

Aussie Farm Entertainment at 'Spurwood Springs' Mena Creek offers farm visits for families, schools etc. Accommodation and country wedding venue. Come on 'down to the farm' at 'Spurwood Springs' and enjoy genuine Aussie Farm Entertainment where kids get up close and pat all the farm animals, ride a...

Duck About Tours

At Duck About Tours we aim to give you a fun, unique way to explore Cairns city so you can have the Cairns tourism experience you’ve always dreamed of. Duck About Tours is a family tourism business, which began through involvement in the Darwin tourism industry providing traditional Darwin harbour...

North Queensland Wildscapes Phototours with Paul Curtis

Join me in a tour around some of the less visited but extremely photogenic sites around the tropical north. Tours are varied to suit the customer and the prevailing weather and conditions, but foremost is the goal of finding some remarkable sites and returning with wonderful pictures. Tours can be h...

Northern Conquest Charters

The most exciting thing in the fishing world is now available in Queensland. Based in the thriving capital of North Qld, we can access The Great Barrier Reef from Lizard Island to The Whitsundays, Hinchinbrook, The Coral Sea and the beautiful Palm Island Group. The experienced crew deliver an unforg...

Reef & Rainforest Connections

Reef & Rainforest Connections

DAY TOURS FROM PORT DOUGLAS Reef and Rainforest Connections are the Port Douglas locals!100% locally owned and operated, we are dedicated to giving you personalised and professional service and the best touring & cruising options in the Tropics. We look forward to the opportunity of showing you our...

Oz Tours Safaris

Oz Tours Safaris conduct camping and accommodated tours to Cape York Peninsula, the Gulf Savannah, Kimberley and Central Australia. Our overland, air and sea tours cater for every expectation, from Great Barrier Reef sea voyage to 4WD outback camping safaris. Let our experienced and professional gu...

Down Under Tours

Down Under Tours

At Down Under Tours we abide by the motto "Our People make the difference". From our accommodating Driver-Guides and dynamic Marketing personalities working on the front line of our company to our friendly Reservations staff, Operations team and dedicated Administrative people working behind the sce...

Flyboard Cairns

Flyboard Cairns

The Flyboard is a water jet powered machine which allows propulsion underwater and in the air where you are strapped into boot bindings on a wakeboard like device. Under this board is a set of jets that redirects the water, which is pumped through the hose connected to a Jet-ski.

Palm Cove Watersports

Palm Cove Watersports

Palm Cove Watersports Tours are offered year round catering equally for those seeking a peaceful paddle or a bit of adventure. Our Sunrise and half-day tours run daily. We will teach you paddling strokes and techniques to give you maximum benefit from your effort. All safety information is clearly e...

Wildside Adventures

Take a paddle on the wildside in your own Sports Raft. An unforgettable experience of fun, adrenalin and laughter as you navigate through grade 2 and 3 rapids of the stunning Tully River, fringed by the oldest rainforests in the world. Under the instruction of our expert guides you will emerge as a...

Lets Go Cairns

HAPPY FUN COMPREHENSIVE TOURS OF CAIRNS AND THE SURROUNDING REGION. WE SEE ALL THERE IS TO SEE RAINFOREST,BEACH,WATERFALLS AND SWIMMING INC FOOD. Noticing that most tours drive long distances and spend a great deal of time getting there we believe that like the locals there are many exciting and i...

Cairns Sunset Cruises

Cairns Sunset Cruises

Our Cairns sunset tour rates as one of the top ten things to do in Cairns and is sure to be an unforgettable evening. Picture yourself relaxing on a sunset cruise in Cairns, standing on the deck with a drink in hand, the breeze blowing through your hair with the sun setting over Cairns' lush mounta...

Cairns Mountain Bike Tours & Hire

Cairns Mountain Bike Tours & Hire offer guided mountain bike tours and mountain bike hire in one of the highest profile trail networks in the world, amongst tropical rainforest, eucalypt woodlands and overlooking the Great Barrier Reef. Hire a mountain bike and ride a short distance from our shop in...

Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours

Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours is the best guided underground Sapphire Mine Tour in Rubyvale. Discover what it was like to mine for Sapphires in the heart of Queensland's Gemfields with Bobby Dazzler Sapphire Mine Tours. Learn the history, of the old mining days. Experience how hard the miner...

Cairns Paintball

Cairns Paintball

Cairns Paintball is a field sport requiring teamwork, strategy and skill and is an exciting action packed game enjoyed by both males and females. To conform to Queensland Weapons Licensing requirements, players must be at least 15 years old to participate. Paintball is a great social outing for the...

NQ Water Sports

NQ Water Sports delivers parasailing, jet ski and bumper rides in the calm waters of Trinity Inlet on the Cairns Esplanade. This is Cairns best water sports experience and is available seven days a week. We look forward to booking your Cairns water sports adventure. NQ Watersports provides unforgett...

Snapping Tours

Snapping Tours offers unique experiences on the three different rivers in Tropical North Queensland: Johnstone River, Russel River and Mourilyan Harbour with a leisurely calm water cruise on board a brand new glass bottom boat allowing you to enjoy the beautiful Waterways, Mountains, Mangroves Rain...

Seabob Jet Tours

Looking for intense fun and enjoyment? This personal electric underwater jet is exactly what you need! Are you ready for this ultimate driving pleasure? The SEABOB is a German designed and manufactured electric underwater jet, with zero emissions and an almost silent operation mode. Whether you a...

About Half Day Tours For Cairns

Get the most out of your weekend or short break in Cairns.  

If you are short on time but want to do as many activities as possible we can work out an itinerary so that you get the most out of your experience.   All we need is your arrival and departure details and a list of the activities you would like to participate in and we will make it work for you. 

Cruise ship visitors are generally just here for the day and there are many options available for you too whether you decide to do a scenic heli trip, a rainforest tour or an Outer Barrier Reef cruise.

Most visitors will have at least 2 x nights in Cairns which will give one full day of activity and at least one half day.   A three night stay can broaden the range of tours you can experience in Cairns.  Try to stay for at least 4 nights so that you allow for a bit of relax time too... 

With so many half day options on offer the itineries are endless.  It is possible to combine an early morning Hot Air Ballooning experience with an Outer Barrier Reef pontoon trip followed by a themed dinner at one of the local attractions such as Tjapukai. 

An ATV or horse riding experience with a white water rafting trip or an Island visit followed by the Skyrail and Train Kuranda experience.  

Or, you can head out to the Outer Barrier Reef on an 11 am jet boat and be back in Cairns by 4 pm. 

Just because you have limited time does not mean you need to miss out...  We can definitely find a fun activity for you.