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Cairns' Northern Beaches activities

$118.85 Cultural & Theme Tours

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Palm Cove

Learn about Tropical North Queensland's pioneering history on a leisurely train journey to Kuranda 'the village in the rainforest'. Relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery as you wind your way through the rainforest. A short photo stop is made at Barron Gorge and as you cross Stoney Creek Bridge, before arriving in Kuranda. There is free time in Kuranda to do a little shopping at the heritage markets, grab some lunch in one of the many restaurants/cafes (additional cost) or checkout some wildlife at Birdworld, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (entrance fees not included). There are many options available to choose from for your Kuranda day trip so you can do as much or as little as you like. Choose from: Rail/Rainforestation/Sky - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, visit Rainforestation Nature Park, return on Skyrail (10 hours) Rail/Sky - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail (8.5 hours) Sky/Rail - Travel to Kuranda on Skyrail, return on the Scenic Railway (10 hours) Rail/Sky/Tjapukai- Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail, visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park (9 hours) Rail/Sky/Tjapukai/Lunch - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail, visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park with buffet lunch (10 hours)

$10.87 Transfers & Ground Transport

Cairns Departure Transfer: Northern Beaches and Port Douglas Hotel to Airport

Finish your holiday or business trip in Tropical North Queensland the right way. Let your driver take the hassle out of your departure by providing you with a convenient and comfortable shared transfer service from the door of your accommodation to Cairns Airport.This service offers a convenient and frequently scheduled service departing from Port Douglas, Cairns Northern Beaches including Palm Cove, Northern Cairns and Cairns City. Once you're on board you can sit back and relax in the comfort of a fully air-conditioned vehicle whilst your professional driver delivers you to the airport to meet your departing flight.When making a booking please provide your flight details along with the name and address of your accommodation. Once your booking is confirmed you will receive a travel voucher with full details of your booking.

$11.60 Transfers & Ground Transport

Cairns Airport Transfers

Choose between a private or shuttle transfer to and from Cairns Domestic and International airport. Experience a "Meet and Greet" service before relaxing in your transfer vehicle to Palm Cove or Port Douglas.Operating between 6am and 7pm for your shuttle service or 24-hours for your private transfer, you will experience incredible service along the way.When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details and your Palm Cove or Port Douglas hotel details. At time of booking, You must include the following flight and hotel details: Airline Flight Number Domestic / International Airport Departing City / Arrival City Arrival Time Hotel Name Hotel Address

$118.85 Cultural & Theme Tours

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Palm Cove

Start your day traveling to Kuranda either by coach or aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway. On arrival you'll have free time to shop in Kuranda's Heritage Markets, or grab a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants/cafes (additional cost). Maybe you prefer to observe wildlife at Birdworld, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (additional cost). Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for one of the world's most beautiful rainforest experiences. As you glide over the rainforest canopy, take advantage of two optional stops to enjoy a guided walk through the rainforest or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Center. There are many options available to choose from for your Kuranda day trip so you can do as much or as little as you like. Choose from: Rail/Rainforestation/Sky - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, visit Rainforestation Nature Park, return on Skyrail (10 hours) Sky/Rail - Travel to Kuranda on Skyrail, return on the Scenic Railway (10 hours) Rail/Sky - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail (8.5 hours) Rail/Sky/Tjapukai - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail, visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park (9 hours) Rail/Sky/Tjapukai/Lunch - Travel to Kuranda on the Scenic Railway, return on Skyrail, visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park with buffet lunch (10 hours)

$178.64 Water Sports

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Palm Cove

This full-day excursion from Cairns is ideal for nature lovers. Michaelmas Cay is a protected sanctuary for 27,000 migratory seabirds, and one of the most important nesting sites in the Southern Hemisphere. The surrounding Outer Reef is a breathtaking garden of exotic marine life, magnificent coral and giant clams. There are more varieties of fish here than in the entire Atlantic Ocean. The Cay is a protected seabird sanctuary playing host to over 20,000 migratory seabirds, one of the most important nesting sights in the Southern Hemisphere.The tour includes semi-submersible coral-viewing tours for those who want to see the underwater world without getting wet. If you would like to dive the Great Barrier Reef, introductory dives for novices and certified dives for experienced divers are also available.

$171.39 Water Sports

Wavedancer Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Palm Cove

Situated nine miles (15 kilometers) north-east of Port Douglas, Low Isles is a coral cay surrounded by 55 acres of reef. The sandy beach and clear, calm lagoon waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Low Isles is well-known for its population of green turtles, keep an eye on the surface as they regularly pop up for air. Occasionally dugongs can be seen grazing on sea grass and large rays may glide by. During the cruise to Low Isles, a Marine Biologist will conduct an informative talk on the fish and corals you will see, as well as providing details on the activities available throughout the day. The 30 meter luxury sailing catamaran offers the excitement of big ship sailing combined with the ultimate in comfort. Relax in the luxurious air-conditioned lounge with fully licensed bar, or soak up the sun under the sails on the expansive deck. On arrival a shuttle will take you from the boat to the island, or you can dive straight in and swim to the beach! You'll have the opportunity to join an organized snorkel tour led by a marine biologist, or take to the water independently and explore at your leisure. Snorkeling equipment is provided and the friendly crew are on hand to help you get started. You don't have to get wet to enjoy a day at Low Isles. You can join a glass bottom boat tour over the soft coral gardens that surround Low Isles. Your guide will point out giant clams, a variety of fish and corals, and of course be on the lookout for turtles. On land you may like to join a guided beach walk around the small island. Learn about the flora and fauna of the island along with the history of Low Isles as an important place of marine research.