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8-Day Cairns Tour: Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda, Daintree Rainforest

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US$ 1,036.67
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    What to Expect
    Day 1: Cairns

    Arrive in Cairns and catch your airport transfer to the hotel for check in.

    Day 2: Harbour Lunch Cruise

    Alongside Cairns is a magnificent tidal estuary that is rarely seen, except by fishermen. Only accessible by boat, so you can sit back and enjoy your cruise in a comfortable, air-conditioned vessel taking small numbers of visitors along Trinity Inlet on this scenic nature cruise.

    Day 3: Kuranda, Scenic Rail & Skyrail tour

    Spend part of your day gliding just meters above the rainforest canopy on Skyrail, before arriving in the quaint village of Kuranda. Here, you can spend a few hours exploring this unique town, before returning on the historical Kuranda Scenic Rail journey. 

    Day 4:

    Free day

    Discover the other wonders of this beautiful region with a spare day to explore on your own. The hotel has a full tour desk to assist you with other touring booking options or you can just relax by the pool soaking up the tropics.

    Day 5: Daintree/Cape Tribulation

    Travel in small group comfort to the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest. This amazing place is the oldest continuously living rain forest in the world at over 135 million years old.

    Day 6: Great Barrier Reef

    Spend a magical day discovering and exploring the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef at two reef locations, including one free scuba intro dive and lots more (no experience required).

    Day: Half day 4WD rainforest/waterfall adventure and 45-minute scenic reef flight

    Travel in small group comfort on a exclusive 4WD rainforest and waterfall adventure in the morning, then take a 45-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef marine Park.

    Day 8:

    Checkout of hotel and catch your return transfers to the airport

    Accommodation: 3 star Coral Tree Inn Hotel in a standard queen, twin or triple room. The hotel is in walking distance to a vast array of Cairns finest shopping and dining facilities. The hotel has a resort style swimming pool, Restaurant, free WiFi. All tours pickup and drop off at this hotel. (Please note: Breakfast is not included)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairns airport
    Departure Time

    Harbour Cruise: 11.30
    Reef Flight: 8.30am
    Reef Tour: 7.30am-5pm
    Cape Tribulation: 7am-6pm
    Kuranda: 8.30am-5pm
    Times are approximate and are subject to change

    8 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 7 nights accommodation in a Standard Room (no meals)
    • Round-trip airport transfers
    • Great Barrier Reef day trip including hotel pickup and drop-off, one introductory dive, breakfast and lunch
    • Daintree rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge day-trip with morning tea, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Kuranda day trip aboard the Scenic Railway and Skyrail including hotel pickup and drop-off (no meals)
    • Half-day 4WD Rainforest Waterfall tour (light refreshment provided)
    • 40-minute scenic reef flight
    • Cairns Evening Harbour & Dinner Cruise
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Breakfast at the Hotel
    • Transfers to and from The Cairns Evening Harbour & Dinner Cruise
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Accommodation is subject to availability and change if required to a hotel of the same standard/rating
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Only Great Barrier Reef Tour operates Christmas Day 25th Dec, with a surcharge of AUD$100 per person, payable on the day
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Our tours were well organized. Stayed at the Coral Tree Inn clean, quiet, easy walking distance to the waterfront and harbour. Down side, No elevator and the breakfast was $17.00per person with discount. Harbour cruise with lunch very good. Reef cruise and dive was good, a long
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    Response from Chris S, Guest Relations Manager at 8-Day Cairns Tour: Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda, Daintree Rainforest
    Responded 26 Nov 2018
    Hi, Thank you so much for your glowing review. As a small family owned and operated company we strive to help visitors to our region enjoy the best that we have on offer. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay in Cairns and your touring experience with us. Regards, Jenny
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Discovery Tours Australia
    572 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Kay A
    Excellent day out
    Had a wonderful trip in a small group to visit Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation, Daintree Rainforest & River. Guide
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    Great Experience
    I definitely recommend taking this tour. Simon, our tour guide with Discovery Tours Australia was very
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    Mr Mark O
    Great education, limited activity!
    The guide was an expert on the ecology of the rainforest and the dry bush and the difference between the different
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    Chester, United Kingdom
    Excellent Trip
    Generally very well handled form start to finish. Simon in office was a great help and our guide Steve was brill.
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    Palm Cove, Australia
    Amazing tour and guide
    The tour we did with Steve our guide was incredible. An amazing day out filled with lots of laughs and fun. Our
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    Sharon W
    wild an beautiful
    great place to visit - wild, quiet, isolated but absolutely amazing - wonderful country -well worth the trip.
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    Excellent :-)
    We really enjoyed this tour. Going to Green Island in the morning and to the rainforest in the afternoon was a
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    Adelaide, Australia
    Needs an extra night
    It takes a while to drive up from Cairns to Cape Tribulation, so once you are there it is well worth staying an
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    Perfect half day tour in the rainforest
    We had the half day tour in the afternoon with our Guide Steve. We enjoyed the option to start at 1 pm, so we were
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    Sydney, Australia
    My sister and I booked this company over others thanks to the knowledgeable staff at a tour office. This company
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    Daventry, United Kingdom
    Baron Gorge half day ECCO tour
    Guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about the environment sometimes this tipped from education to
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    A brilliant full day out with lots of highlights and a fabulous guide.
    We loved every minute of this tour. Our guide Steve was so fabulous, entertaining and informative. Every aspect of
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    Greensboro, North Carolina
    Leisurely half-day, broadly-focused nature tour
    The half-day tour is very leisurely with minimal walking; I would recommend this tour for people that are not
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    Portland, Oregon
    Great tour
    Great tour with Jean. Had a great time. Very informative. He was a wealth of knowledge. Didn’t see any crocs but
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    Erlangen, Germany
    Very nice trip with a wonderful guide
    I had a nice trip with our guide John. First we went to Mosman Gorge, where we had a look at the beautiful
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