Cairns Tropical North Queensland

Cairns and Port Douglas are known as the gateways to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. These locations are the best departure points for all the things to do and things to see in Tropical North Queeensland and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Discover the Wonders of Cairns and Tropical North Queensland: A Visitor’s Guide to Iconic Attractions

Cairns, the capital of fun and the vibrant gateway to Northern Queensland, and its neighbour Port Douglas are the premier starting points for exploring some of Australia's most breathtaking natural wonders. From the majestic Great Barrier Reef to the ancient Daintree Rainforest, this region offers a tapestry of excitement, adventure, and natural beauty from Mother Nature.

Things To Do & Things To See in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland

The Great Barrier Reef: Cairns and Port Douglas

The Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, is best accessed from Cairns and Port Douglas. These locations serve as the primary departure points for a variety of Great Barrier Reef tours, including snorkelling, scuba diving, and glass-bottom boat excursions. For a different perspective, helicopter and reef combo tours provide stunning aerial views of this vast marine ecosystem, making for unforgettable experiences.

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Discover the Wonders of Cairns and Tropical North Queensland: A Visitor’s Guide to Iconic Attractions

Cairns, the capital of fun and the vibrant gateway to Northern Queensland, and its neighbour Port Douglas are the premier starting points for exploring some of Australia's most breathtaking natural wonders. From the majestic Great Barrier Reef to the ancient Daintree Rainforest, this region offers a tapestry of excitement, adventure, and natural beauty from Mother Nature.

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Places To See Tropical North Queensland

Cairns Island Tours - Kayaking on our Frankland Islands Great Barrier Reef tour

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Embark on an unforgettable journey to the Great Barrier Reef: Earth’s premier natural wonder and ultimate tourist destination. With over 2 million annual visitors, the Great Barrier Reef has earned its place as a World Heritage listed icon and one of the seven natural wonders of the world, situated off the Queensland coast.

Low Isles off Port Douglas - The Tour Specialists

Low Isles

Low Isles

The Low Isles, a group of islands located off Port Douglas is considered a must visit destination for snorkellers, nature lovers and those visitors that love adventure. As you snorkel around the Low Isles waters you will come across a diverse range of marine life, including colorful corals, tropical fish and sea turtles. Half day tours, full day tours or combination snorkel tour and sunset cruises

Cairns Tours & Attraction - Wally the Giant Maori Wrasse - Snorkel Tours

Cairns

Cairns

Explore things to Do in Cairns - the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. See the best Cairns Reef tours on the Great Barrier Reef and the most popular things to do in Cairns including Cairns day tours to Kuranda, Daintree Rainforests, Cooktown and Cape York. Cairns offers so many amazing thing to do and experience.

Anzac Park Markets, Port Douglas

Port Douglas

Port Douglas

Port Douglas, a luxury tropical holiday destination that is highly favoured by well-heeled world travellers and families alike. The seaside village of Port Douglas offers world standard accommodation, multi-award winning tours and an abundance of amazing things to see and do in the surrounding rainforests, mountains and of course the famous Great Barrier Reef.

Green Island Tours: Gavin the famous Parrot Fish on Green Island, Great Barrier Reef

Green Island

Green Island

Green Island is just a 45 minute boat ride from Cairns and is a great introduction to the Great Barrier Reef. See all the things to do and things to see on Green Island. Snorkel tours, dive tours, helicopter scenic flights and Seawalker. See our famous family package deals with one child travelling free.

Fitzroy Island Tours - Family Tours on the Great Barrier Reef

Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island: A tropical paradise just 45 mins ferry ride from Cairns, fun for all ages. Swim, hike, wine & dine, snorkel, visit Turtle Rehab, glass-bottom boat tours, all budget-friendly. Fitzroy Island Half day tours 3.5 hours, full day tours 5 hours. Cairns most fun island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Kuranda Tours & Attractions - Kuranda Train and Scenic Railway

Kuranda

Kuranda

Kuranda Village a place to enjoy markets, wildlife parks and rainforest. Travel to Kuranda on Skyrail and Kuranda Train or coach. The Tour Specialists have partnered with the best tour operators in Cairns providing guests with the right options and best prices to suit your holiday budget. Instant book, skip the queue tickets, pre-allocated Kuranda train carriages, express check in Skyrail.

Daintree Rainforest Tours & Attractions - Cassowary in the rainforest, Tropical North Queensland

Daintree Rainforest

Daintree Rainforest

Daintree Rainforest home to the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, one of the most diverse and beautiful examples of Mother Nature in the world.

Discover the magical Daintree Rainforest

Mossman Gorge

Mossman Gorge

Set against a backdrop of lush greenery, gigantic granite boulders and a stream feeding the popular swimming hole, Mossman Gorge is the southernmost part of the Daintree Rainforest. Explore the area via one of the easily-accessible walking tracks or experience local Indigenous culture on a guided rainforest tour.

Palm Cove Tours and Attractions - The Tour Specialists

Palm Cove

Palm Cove

Palm Cove Tours & Attractions. See all the tours and attractions on offer for guests staying at Palm Cove beach. Most tours pick up from Palm Cove to take guests out snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, on guided tours of the Daintree Rainforest and of course the ever popular Kuranda Tours. Browse the selection of tours and attractions on offer from Palm Cove by using the search filters.

Atherton Tablelands Tours & Attractions - The Waterfall Circuit

Atherton Tablelands

Atherton Tablelands

The Atherton Tablelands are a combination of lush tropical rainforests, volcanic craters, sweeping Savannah lands and vast outback desert. A great place for a day tour to visit old volcanoes, see rare wildlife.

Mission Beach Tours & Attractions - Tropical North Queensland

Mission Beach

Mission Beach

Whether you are looking for absolute thrills and spills like white water rafting or a relaxing time exploring the reef or hiking on an island, Mission Beach has something for everyone.

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