Relax and Unwind In The Idyllic Reef City.
With the Cairns Marathon just around the corner, sporty travellers will soon be looking for ways to indulge and unwind in the idyllic reef city. That seems like a good excuse to rant about a destination we love.
Snorkel around two premium coral reefs and relax in a glass bottom boat. Visit one of the seven wonders of the world and encounter rare and unique sea critters up close on this adventure day cruise. With a marine biologist on board you can learn more about this unique underwater world and join a guided snorkel, dive or stay dry and ride a glass bottom boat.
Visit this idyllic paradise just off the coast of Cairns. Fitzroy Island is one of the islands to visit when in Cairns with secluded beaches, island rainforest walks and aquatic adventures all on the cards. Go snorkelling, diving, kayaking or join a glass bottom boat tour to see the fringing coral reefs and friendly sea turtles that feed off the seagrass surrounding the island.
Travel over and through the World Heritage Rainforest of North Queensland on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the scenic Kuranda Railway train journey. Kuranda is the village in the rainforest with family friendly attractions, scenic walks, markets and restaurants for you to enjoy. Journey up the range on the Kuranda Railway travelling past waterfalls and lush rainforest and travel back down on the Skyrail over Barron Gorge, ancient rainforest and enjoy ocean views along the coastline.
Spend the day exploring the wondrous world beneath the water. The Cairns Aquarium is a piece of the Great Barrier Reef in the heart of the city. Discover rare and unique species and watch interactive talks and presentations at the new aquarium that is home to over 15, 000 aquatic animals.
Discover the many wonders and colours of the Great Barrier Reef from the air. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system; in fact it is so large that it can be viewed from space. From above on a scenic helicopter flight, see dozens of islands and coral reefs and a kaleidoscope of colour not to mention incredible photo opportunities. A helicopter flight is a great activity to accompany a day on the reef so that you can see this natural wonder from the air and the sea.
Explore Mossman Gorge & Cape Tribulation within the spectacular Daintree Rainforest. The world’s oldest rainforest is right here on the doorstop of Cairns. Enjoy the fresh air and a bit of exercise surrounded by sounds and smells of nature.
Fly high above the Atherton Tablelands with a romantic hot air balloon flight. Getting out of bed so early never felt so good when you can soar above the countryside and enjoy panoramic views of the Cairns region. The peaceful flights show you incredible scenery in slow motion from the comfort of a basket.
Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and gain access to Cairns Aquarium for FREE. Encounter marine life face to face on a Outer Great Barrier Reef cruise. Dive into the turquoise waters and be amazed by the underwater world that exists below the water’s surface. Then learn more about the marine life that you experienced at the Cairns Aquarium which gives visitors a glimpse into the both the animals of the rainforest and the reef.
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