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304 The Daintree Rainforest

The Daintree Rainforest located in Tropical North Queensland, Australia is over 135 million years old, making it the oldest rainforest in the world. The largest rainforest in Australia, the Daintree Rainforest is over 1,200 square kilometres and is home...

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307 Wildlife Parks

While visiting Tropical North Queensland take the opportunity to experience some of the most unique and dangerous wildlife Australia has to offer. There are many different attractions depending on what type of wildlife you want to see. Some of the more...

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78 4WD Tours from Cairns

4WD tour companies such as Billy Tea, Wilderness Eco Safari and Adventure North operate daily from Cairns and Port Douglas. Escape the city and experience unique places not visited by the common tourist on 4WD only tracks. Travelling in all weathe...

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81 Cairns Scenic Cruises

Whether you choose to travel along the calm scenic waters of the Daintree River amongst World Heritage rainforest by boat or cruise along the Trinity Inlet on a luxury catamaran, a Scenic Cruise is a great way to explore the fauna and flora of a region. S...

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70 Liveaboard Dive Expeditions

If you want to sleep on the Great Barrier Reef and wake up with a snorkel or dive while the fish are waking up this is the best! You simply cannot beat getting out there amongst it. Why stay in a hotel when you can be literally sleeping on the Great Ba...

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69 Extreme Fun for Adrenalin Junkies

Adrenalin Junkies, Are you tired of your regular day to day routine?? Jump on a plane and come to Cairns! Home to heaps of excellent experiences that will have you buzzing for weeks!! Seriously get yourself out of your comfort zone and live on the edg...

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76 Hikes & Trails / Tours & Activities

If you are active and enjoy getting out into nature it is very easy in Cairns. You will need a car to get to the starts of the walks as our Public Transport does not include these areas in their zones. I suggest for your comfort to always carry insect re...

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75 Horse Riding tours from Cairns

If you would like to experience horse riding while on holiday in Cairns there are a number of options. All Horse Riding tour operators include tuition and explain safety before you head off on your trail ride. Most horse riding companies offer a 2 or 2...

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72 Bird Watching in Cairns

A few days around Cairns can be very rewarding with a variety of habitats and a good variety of birds. The information below is a summary of a few places to visit. For more on birds, birding and bird conservation in north Queensland, visit the Birds Austr...

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77 Yum Cha in Cairns

There are a few Chinese restaurants in Cairns that offer Yum Cha: Cafe China:Open for yum cha lunch daily. Owner Harry Sou has extremely high standards and you are assured of a delicious meal every time you visit this authentic Chinese restaurant. Golden...

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81 Marine Stingers, Box Jellyfish & Irukanjdi.

Marine stingers, box jellyfish, Annoyus whenhottis, call them what you like, but they are now very much a hot topic. In recent times the public have been informed that it's not safe to swim in the ocean off Port Douglas and other Tropical North Queenslan...

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80 Holiday Homes in Cairns

North Queensland is awash with beaches, rainforest clad mountains and tropical islands. In all of these pristine and wild locations there are holiday homes dotted about in pockets of paradise. Most Holiday Homes in North Queensland are architect designe...

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77 Hot Air Ballooning / Tours & Activities

200 years after the first balloon was launched in France, Cairns has become the hot air ballooning capital fo the world. As the story goes, on the 19th of September, 1783, 2 French brothers launched a balloon with a sheep, a duck and a rooster as passeng...

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74 Half Day Tours / Tours & Activities

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 de...

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88 Aboriginal Culture - Tours & Activities

North Queensland is home to many passionate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are committed to giving visitors and insight into their society and spirituality. Local tribes have lived in this region for tens of thousands of years and we ha...

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69 Budget Reef Tours from Cairns

Looking for a Reef trip that is Good Value without blowing the budget? If you are one of the thousands of adventurous backpackers exploring Australia make sure Cairns is on your itinerary. We love Backpackers and Cairns does have brilliant Outer Barrie...

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80 Sailing on the Great Barrier Reef

Many songs have been written about the romance of sailing and it is true that it appeals to people all over the world. The art of sailing, relying on natures force with the wind in the sails, tides and sea conditions to assist your passage is a brilliant...

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85 Island Day Tours from Cairns

The World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland is home to many islands. Green Island is only a 45 minute ferry ride from Cairns and is home to many tropical fish and coral gardens. Green Island offers many activities for you to choos...

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86 1 Day Reef Trips from Cairns

Cairns is an excellent departure point to visit the Great Barrier Reef in a single day tour. It is only a 45 minute ferry ride to Green Island or you can visit the Outer Barrier Reef in 90 minutes. Green Island is a coral cay with fringing reef and co...

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85 Sea Kayaking on the Great Barrier Reef

A fantastic way to fulfil your sense of adventure and have fun in the ocean is a sea kayaking experience. It's a great way to get fit and explore areas you cannot access by foot. Sea Kayaking can be done year round and is an excellent way to escape t...

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