Outdoor activities in Cairns

Top Outdoor Activities in Cairns, Australia

Outdoor Activities in Cairns

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Bus Tours
10–12 hours
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₹10,096.57
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Lunch Cruises
6+ hours
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₹13,143.46
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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Ports of Call Tours
3–4 hours
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₹7,109.42
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Bus Tours
10–12 hours
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₹7,706.85
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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₹14,338.32
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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₹12,049.57
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Bus Tours
5 hours
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₹6,195.35
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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₹11,649.89
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Cable Car Tours
6 hours
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₹10,335.54
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Aquariums
3 hours
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₹10,694.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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₹14,290.53
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Walking Tours
5 hours
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₹13,382.43
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Bus Tours
10–12 hours
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₹9,797.85
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Cable Car Tours
6–7 hours
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₹10,335.54
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Day Trips
5 hours
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₹9,365.31
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Full-day Tours
6 hours
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₹7,109.42
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  • Richard C
    Munich, Germany2 contributions
    Had a great time at the trip especially with Josh leading the tour and making it a very fun and informative trip. I thought there was gonna be many mosquitoes but there weren’t that many.
    Written 3 February 2023
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  • Alex
    1 contribution
    The boat crew are organised, friendly and accomodating to customers needs. The destinations we travelled to were beautiful and we had plenty of time to explore. Never felt rushed or pressured to purchase items (e.g., photos, water camera ect). Food was fantastic.
    Written 2 February 2023
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  • Rose
    The Netherlands13 contributions
    It was a nice day in the Forrest. Tour guide Marc is very knowledgeable. I can recommend this trip :-))
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Isabel S
    1 contribution
    Such a fun experience!!! Most friendly guides. Definitely recommend making time for this activity.
    Shout out Josh and Dan 🙌🏾🙌🏾
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • JJ
    Noosa, Australia1 contribution
    5 out of 5
    Really enjoyable the day. Our mini bus pick up was just across the road from our Hotel and was one of a few. Our guide for the day was Jess she was lovely gave us lots of information along the way and made sure she chatted to everyone in the group. we couldn’t swim at Josephine’s falls because of the heavy rainfall in the area the day before making it to dangerous to swim we still did the boardwalk to the view point,and it didn’t spoil the day. There were toilets at all the stops with tea coffee and biscuits available if you wanted some. Lunch was quite late but really hit spot and they managed to do me a veggie GF meal which I really appreciated, you did need to buy your own drinks at lunchtime and while everyone else had cold drinks I ask for a got a lovely hot chocolate.
    Really glad we went and it was nice to sample part Australia away from the coast.
    Written 1 February 2023
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  • Sean
    13 contributions
    Our guide Darryl was absolutely phenomenal! He was extremely passionate about the preservation the wildlife and nature in the area. He has a wealth of knowledge beyond comprehension. He knows so much about animals since he has a lot of experience working with them. He also has a great sense of humor. Highly recommended for those who wants to see the oldest rainforest in the world and more. Darryl's stories and comments made the tour even more amazing and personable. I learned so much about the rainforest, various animals and insects, plants and weather patterns surrounding the area. You will be glad you joined, please ask for Darryl. He is the best tour guide!!
    Written 2 February 2023
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  • Robert Thomas
    Sydney, Australia4 contributions
    A great little day out and such a quant train to go exploring the local area on ! The koala park at Kuranda was amazing too …..
    Written 4 January 2023
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  • Chappers1995
    Marlow, UK19 contributions
    Brilliant trip! Totally exceeded our expectations! Paul was a great guide- who seemed incredibly knowledgable. He was very friendly and good fun! Got to see a lot on the trip, including a platypus, which we were particularly pleased about. Would recommend!
    Written 14 January 2023
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  • Ronald N
    2 contributions
    This was a great cruise with dinner with my family. Highly recommend this if you have not already done so. As this catered for not only meat lovers but vegetarians too.
    Written 23 January 2023
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  • Joshua T
    3 contributions
    Was an excellent experience and highly reccomend, amazing view of the rainforest and the train was very vintage and felt like I was in a movie highly recommend 😁
    Written 27 December 2022
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  • Zinda M
    2 contributions
    Without a doubt the boat tour - it was sensational seeing these majestic creatures in their habitat behaving the way you would expect attacking their prey. Second was the crocodile attack show as for a moment I thought the handler was in grave danger then again they are so experienced. All the shows were interesting and informative. The only drawback was not having enough time to watch the snake show to its completion as I had to go for the boat tour which started at 2.30pm. Everything is excellent from the shows, tours, food and gift shop. Staff were very pleasant, helpful and accommodating. Would definitely go again if I venture to CAIRNS again.
    Written 12 December 2022
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  • LisaBouw
    Perth, Australia46 contributions
    Absolutely amazing first helicopter experience over the Daintree rainforest and outer reef . Luke our pilot was very informative throughout our flight and ensured everyone go to see the sights. We managed to spot many sharks and turtles while flying over the outer reef, in near perfect conditions. The man who collected us from our accommodation and drop us back was also very professional. All round a wonderful once in a lifetime experience over a special part of Australia.
    Written 29 May 2022
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  • Ronald N
    2 contributions
    This trip was fantastic, Gavin kept us informed and covered all the nitty gritty stuff. Feeding the rock wallabies was something memorable.
    Written 20 January 2023
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  • Carolewadd
    Launceston, Australia43 contributions
    An action-packed day which included everything to see and do at Kuranda! We were picked up at 7.30am close to our hotel by Tony, very jovial and great commentary! A great start to a great day- it makes such a difference! We started our day at the Sky Rail- the reverse itinerary due to heavy bookings! Amazing to soar above an ancient rain forest. We downloaded the App so we had a running commentary of what we were looking at. We got off and both stops for photo taking and more appreciation of this wonderful area. Our next stop was the butterfly sanctuary which was great- very hot, but we visited Cairns at one of the hottest days of the year! Then it was onto lunch- a bbq- adequate for a day on the run. Next was a visit to a wildlife park for a visit with our native fauna, followed by a trip on an army duck! WOW! From the top of the rainforest to the bottom- our guide was knowledgeable and a bit of fun and appreciated how hot it was and covered the top when the sun beat down! Then it was onto a first nation's experience of dance and culture. We felt a little rushed at this point as we had to catch the train back down to Cairns central, however, we made it in plenty of time for a lovely ride through a manmade railroad and had new appreciation for those who built it!
    A brilliant day and a must-do in FNQ!!
    Written 30 November 2022
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    Virginia38,028 contributions
    We were on a cruise and the itinerary was changed meaning that the date we originally scheduled for our tour with Cairns Custom Tours had to be rescheduled. Michael (?) graciously accommodated the date change. He provided a seamless transition from the cruise port to the railway station in Cairns. The pick-up and drop-off in a clean minivan were on time. Michael is a pleasant person and provided excellent service. Recommend Cairns Custom Tours. He will provide a great experience for you.
    Written 26 January 2023
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