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

Aeroglen, Queensland

This 8-day multi-day tour of Cairns covers all the must do’s, with some added extras. Your 8-day tour includes 7-nights accommodation in a standard queen, twin or triple room, round-trip airport transfers and a Cairns Evening Harbour & Dinner Cruise. If that’s not enough, visit the stunning Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour with an introductory dive, enjoy a day-trip to Kuranda aboard the Scenic Railway and Skyrail and visit the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge. Top off your trip with a 40-minute scenic reef flight and a beautiful 4WD rainforest waterfall adventure with a free day to explore or just relax by the pool.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Day

Pass By: Cairns, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
Arrive in Cairns and catch your airport transfer to the hotel for check in. This is included in your package.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: The hotel is a centrally located, quality 3-star hotel, with standard queen, twin or triple accommodation.

Day 2: Evening Dinner & Harbour Cruise

Stop At: Cairns, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
You’ve spent a day traveling, so it’s a free day to start your holiday. Sleep in, relax and explore the attractions and sites of Cairns, at your leisure. There are many free things to do, including visits to the Cairns Esplanade precinct and Lagoon pool, Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Botanic Gardens and Tanks Arts Centre. Also, lots of centrally located attractions, including the Cairns Museum, Dome and Cairns Aquarium. (Own cost)
In the early evening, make your own way down to the Cairns Marina and board the Spirit of Cairns, for a 2.5-hour dinner cruise, in the calm waters of Trinity Inlet. It departs at 6.30pm and returns at 9pm. During this time, the afternoon turns to evening and the city lights begin to shine, as you explore the waters of the Cairns waterfront. There’s live musical entertainment and a delicious buffet meal, featuring fresh, local produce. You receive a complimentary welcome drink on arrival and can purchase additional beverages from the onboard bar (Own expense).
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: KURANDA VILLAGE, INCLUDING SKYRAIL AND KURANDA SCENIC RAILWAY

Stop At: Kuranda, Kuranda, Queensland
Kuranda, the Village in the Rainforest, is located on the banks of the Barron River, high in the mountains above Cairns. Its relaxed vibe includes two large markets, a range of buskers and a few rainforest walking trails. There’s cafes, restaurants and pubs. Galleries, boutiques, jewelry shops and more. The best way to get there is a combination trip of Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Railway, which is what we’ve included in this fantastic day of exploration.
Enjoy 3 hours free time in Kuranda.
Arrive back at your hotel at around 5.30pm
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: GREAT BARRIER REEF FULL DAY TOUR

Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
This is an amazing day spent exploring the Great Barrier Reef. Transport is on a spacious and comfortable boat, which gets you to the outer Great Barrier Reef in style. Enjoy up to 6 hours at the reef, visiting 2 separate reef sites. Unlimited snorkeling, including equipment and instruction, and the chance for a scuba dive. Glass bottom boat tours provide a different perspective (run, pending weather conditions).

There’s also time for you to relax on the boat and enjoy the weather. Meals and refreshments are available and included throughout the day. This includes a bacon and egg roll on arrival, a fresh buffet lunch and cheese, crackers and a cold refreshment served on the way back to Cairns. NB: Additional cold drinks and ice-creams are available for sale from the bar, at additional cost. BYO towel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: DAINTREE RAINFOREST AND CAPE TRIBULATION FULL DAY TOUR

Stop At: Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park, Queensland 4873 Australia
Get ready to explore the ancient World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest. Today we collect you in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and head north on the Great Barrier Reef Drive. Mossman Gorge is our first official destination. A beautiful gorge carved out by the Mossman River and tumbled with large granite boulders. You have the option to swim in its cool, clear waters, before we continue to Daintree Village for a restaurant lunch with a range of meals available.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Daintree, Daintree, Daintree Region, Queensland
After lunch, enjoy a 1-hour cruise on the Daintree River where you might see crocodiles, birdlife, turtles and more.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Daintree Region, Daintree Region, Queensland
We then cross the river on a cable ferry and head deep into the rainforest. A guided boardwalk tour allows you to see more of this complex, tropical environment up close.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cape Tribulation, Cape Tribulation, Daintree Region, Queensland
Our most northern point of the day is Cape Tribulation beach, the only place on earth where two natural World Heritage sites – the reef and rainforest – exist side by side. From there we retrace our steps to Cairns, but not before a final stop at the Daintree Ice-Cream Company where you’ll be tempted with unique, tropical flavours (which can be purchased at your own expense).
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Floravilla Ice Cream Factory & Art Gallery, Corner of Cape Tribulation Road & Buchanan Creek Road Cow Bay, Daintree, Queensland 4873 Australia
From there we retrace our steps to Cairns, but not before a final stop for a World Famous and Locally Produced Daintree Ice-Cream,where you’ll be tempted with unique, tropical flavours (which can be purchased at your own expense).
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: FAREWELL CAIRNS

Pass By: Cairns, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
Inclusions: Airport Transfers
Sadly, all good adventures come to an end. Today it’s time to check out of the hotel and catch your transfer to the airport. We thank you for choosing Discovery Tours Australia and look forward to seeing you in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland, some time again soon.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Location

Aeroglen, Queensland

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