Cairns is an essential stop for all those exploring Australia’s east coast in search of sand and sun. This exotic destination in Tropical North Queensland is the gateway to two of Australia’s most famous attractions – the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. Sightseeing tours in Cairns will take you to discover the amazing array of life that exists underwater, and in the diverse eco-systems of the rainforest on land. If you have a bit more time in Cairns, explore the waterfalls via our One Day Atherton Tablelands sightseeing tour to this picturesque region.

Best Cairns Tours

The Great Barrier Reef may be the only living thing visible from space, but to truly experience the beauty of this wonder of the world you want to see it up close. Fully immerse yourself in this magical underwater world with a snorkelling or diving trip from Cairns. Our day trips depart daily and include snorkelling and equipment to get you amongst the sea life. Our Great Barrier Reef Deluxe Tour includes one dive for certified divers, or one beginner dive for those trying it out for the first time. If you are travelling on our standard Great Barrier Reef Tour, you can upgrade to these option on the day.

While our tours to the Great Barrier Reef will take you to snorkel sites in the outer reef, our One Day Green Island Tour explores the closer inner reef. Enjoy a full day trip from Cairns to Green Island where you can snorkel off the beach, take a walk around the island or just relax on the sand.

If you don’t feel that a day trip to the reef will be enough, we offer one and two night liveaboard tours. Stay aboard our luxury boat and enjoy two or three days of nothing but sun and snorkelling in one of the most environmentally rich areas in the world. These tours depart year round, with dive upgrades available. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the unique and diverse sea life of the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.

More Day Trips from Cairns

Not just famous for the reef, Cairns is also well known for the spectacular Daintree Rainforest. Our one and two day tours from Cairns will take you to explore the stunning Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, stopping at Mossman Gorge and enjoying a wildlife boat tour. Stay overnight at Cape Tribulation for free time to further explore this gorgeous area.

For those who like to go chasing waterfalls, another great day trip option from Cairns is the Atherton Tablelands. Our one and two day tours to this area will take you to explore the stunning scenery and impressive cascading waterfalls.

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