Cairns Tours Activities and Sightseeing
Experiences That Will Show You The Best of Cairns, The Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda and the Daintree Rainforest Activities
Get out onto the Great Barrier Reef ... Amazing Snorkeling.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is absolutely huge, in fact, it is the only living organism on Earth that is visible from Space. Over 1,900 Kms (1,200 miles) long, it runs from the top of Australia at Cape York, right down to just above of the Sunshine Coast north of Brisbane. Our Map of Cairns, The Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays, Daintree Rainforest, Kuranda will throw it into perspective. Cairns is often the access point for a visit to the Great Barrier Reef, and the Australian.com Map of Cairns Australia will help you find your way around. There is an extremely wide range of Hotels and Accommodation in Cairns and our booking comparison search engine will help you make the right choice.
Trips to the Great Barrier Reef for Diving and Snorkeling.
To access the Great Barrier Reef it is necessary to travel offshore quite a distance. The best way for most visitors to see the Reef is on one of the excellent Great Barrier Reef Day Tours from Cairns found at Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours Cairns & the Tropical North, but if you are a serious SCUBA diver, the tours we offer on this section of Australian.com are not really suitable. If you want to snorkel, or take a refresher or introductory SCUBA dive, then a Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns is the way to go. Many of the Great Barrier Reef Trips have facilities for introductory SCUBA dives with their dive staff, but they should be booked in advance to make sure you are included, and the proper equipment is available on the day.
Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef Tours, Experiences,
The Great Barrier Reef from the air.
One of the most vivid memories you will take home will be the view of the Great Barrier Reef from the air. It looks completely different to the view from the water.
One of the Helicopter Tours Cairns & the Tropical North will give you the opportunity to make this unique flight.
The Kuranda Steam Train, Skyrail, Hot Air Ballooning and Rafting.
The Atherton Tableland rises some 600 metres (2,000 feet) behind the coastal strip on which Cairns is located, and the elevation makes for cooler climates on the Tableland, as well as for taking the Hot Air Ballooning Tour from Cairns. The amount of rainfall in the Cairns area make it a great place for rafting, and there are a number of different levels available. River Rafting & Tubing Cairns & the Tropical North will give you full details on both the Tully and Barron river Rafting tours. Day Tours to Kuranda, a unique rainforest village on the Tableland behind Cairns, show you a lot of the rainforest and some great views out over the Coral Sea. Travel one way on the Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns and take the return journey on the Skyrail. One of the best Rainforest experiences in the Cairns area is aboard the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns as it travels through the Tropical North Queensland rainforest canopy on its round trip to Kuranda.
Green Island - A Tropical Island near Cairns.
For an extended stay ont he reef and a chance to actually stay on a Barrier Reef Island, the 3-Day Green Island Great Barrier Reef Trip from Cairns is a great way to snorkel or dive the Reef and experience island life in the tropics of Far North Queensland.
Family Friendly Activities.
Make that family stay in the Cairns area a great one for everybody ... book your Hotels and Accommodation in Cairns, and then arrange Family Friendly Cairns & the Tropical North activities to keep all age levels interested and happy as part of your Australian travel experience.
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