4-Day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Tour

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Spend the day on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway from Kuranda on this fabulous four-day Cairns city stay. Go snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, shop at Kuranda markets and ride a historic train through ancient rainforest. With plenty of free time to spend in Cairns, this four-day city stay brings you the best of Far North Queensland in one package!

Additional Info

Duration: 4 days
Starts: Cairns City, Australia
Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours



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Spend the day on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway from Kuranda on this fabulous four-day Cairns city stay. Go snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, shop at Kuranda markets and ride a historic train through ancient rainforest. With plenty of free time to spend in Cairns, this four-day city stay brings you the best of Far North Queensland in one package!

Itinerary

Day 1: Cairns

Pass By: Cairns Airport, Airport Ave, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
On arrival at Cairns Airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime)

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort or, Flynn, A Crystalbrook Collection Resort 3 nights

Day 2: Great Barrier Reef

Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland Australia
Board a high-speed catamaran to cruise through sparkling turquoise waters to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Extending over 35 million hectares, it’s the largest reef structure and marine park in the world and offers an experience like no other. View spectacular coral and tropical fish from the onboard underwater observatory and semi-submersible craft, or go snorkelling and experience this natural wonder up-close (equipment provided). Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before returning to Cairns.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: A Tropical buffet lunch is included
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Kuranda Scenic Rail & Skyrail

Stop At: Kuranda, Kuranda, Queensland
On arrival at Freshwater Station, board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for an historical rail journey to Kuranda enjoying village. The Heritage Markets are full of colourful and interesting breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns, to the tropical rainforest of Kuranda. Wind through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and curves, all the time appreciating what an amazing engineering feat it is.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kuranda, Kuranda, Queensland
In Kuranda it’s time to explore this fascinating arts and crafts.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Cairns, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your 7.5km journey over and through World Heritage protected rainforest to Smithfield. Your 90-minute iconic rainforest experience showcases ancient rainforest and spectacular views with time at both Red Peak and Barron Falls Stations for education and interpretation.
Duration: 2 hours

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

Day 4: Cairns

Pass By: Cairns QLD, Australia
Your Short Break concludes this morning after breakfast, when you’ll be transferred to Cairns Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

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



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