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Cairns Super Saver: Great Barrier Reef Cruise plus Kuranda Scenic Railway plus Cape Tribulation Day Trip
Enjoy three iconic Cairns experiences over three unforgettable days in tropical Far North Queensland. Each tour takes place on a separate day. Please note that these are day tours only; accommodation is not included."""Over three days experience the best of tropical Far North Queensland! Go diving or snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway and explore the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. Combining the Cairns area's most popular attractions this three-day super saver is perfect for first-time visitors to Queensland plus represents a savings of 10%. From the coral beauty of the Great Barrier Reef to scenic views from the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and encounters with Australian wildlife
From AUD422.00
 
Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns
"Your Great Barrier Reef experience begins in the morning with one of the fastest trips to the reef from the Cairns mainland covering the distance in a little over an hour. After checking in step aboard your deluxe boat which holds a maximum of 100 people including expert guides who make sure that you are comfortable throughout the day. When you arrive at the reef head to two prime locations to take in colorful schools of fish and coral gardens. Your guides help you to get outfitted with snorkel and scuba diving equipment and provide instruction and encouragement to newcomers and experienced people alike. Your friendly and knowledgeable crew is always available to help nervous snorkelers or divers enjoy their time in the water. Marvel at the incredible richness an
From AUD149.00
 
"Daintree Rainforest
"Daintree Rainforest Cape Tribulation and Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary Day Tour""After pickup from your hotel travel by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle north along the coast taking in rugged mountains to one side and miles of golden sand and crystal clear waters to the other.When you reach Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas disembark to explore the wildlife park
From AUD169.00

Most Viewed Transportation in Cairns

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Bus

There is no need to do everthing with a tour, the bus from Cairns to Kuranda for instance, was (april 2010) about A$ 5 each way, quite frequent, leaving Cairns from Lake street Transit Mall (next to...
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qconnect--new bus timetables

qconnect is an initiative of QLD govt to meet the needs of Cairns.Sunbus has new timetables and route numbers which came into effect May 2011.Some of the routes have changed -- (please note:some...
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Driving distances from Cairns

Lots of people ask "how far is it to?"such and such a place so I decided to put up a few distances from Cairns to some popular tourist places. The driving speed on highways in QLD is 100klms an hour...
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Cairns new Cruise Liner Terminal

Cruise ships and liners have a new Terminal in Cairns Trinity Inlet,finishing touches are still being done but servicable at this stage.When it is completed it will be a show piece for...
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BUS

The Cairns city and outer areas have a rather good reliable Bus system.Sunbus is the company. You can catch these around town and the main depot in the city is in Lake Street. Here you can see signs...
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Cairns International Airport

The first entry point on your trip to Cairns will most likely be the airport. As Cairns is located in Tropical North Queensland, you must be ready for a couple day drive if you are not going to arrive...
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Flights from Singapore to Cairns (direct flight)

This is a monopoly. Only 1 airline flies this route. The journey is about 5.5 hours and the airline used to be Australian Airlines. Qantas has announced in that they have plans to phase out Australian...
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Virgin Blue Airlines

Virgin Blue Air provides reliable, relatively cheap transportation around Australia. I got some great deals with Virgin, and I never had issues with cancellations, delays, or anything similar. Highly...
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Cheap bus to and from Kuranda

If you'd like to see Kuranda but aren't willing to spring for the $40-90 per person that it takes to ride the SkyRail/train, there are buses that go to and from Kuranda about 5 times a day. These...
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Cairns' Sun Bus

The bus system in Cairns does not have perfect timing. I've waited anywhere from 10-30 minutes after the scheduled time for a bus to arrive. Usually it's not a big deal, but if you need to be...
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Cairns Buses

I was very impressed with Cairns buses. They are very neat and clean and new....air con is a bit cold ;o) and the price average. We went for a day to Trinity Beach by bus and has no problem finding...
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Flying into Cairns

If coming from overseas, more than likely you will fly into Cairns from another large city as Cairns does not have many international flights. My advise is to have a look at www.flightcentre.com.au to...
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East coast not a toast

We had always heard that Cairns was the most beautiful destination in Australia ever since we landed in 2006 and had always wanted to go there.We had heard about the friendly Queenslanders also.So we...
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Daintree River Ferry Fees

Please be aware that the Daintree River Ferry fees will increase and take effect as of 1st July 2009.Motor car for private use=$11 one way or $20 return.Buses 6 to 8 seaters=$12 one way or $23...
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Top Hotels in Cairns

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Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach 4878, Australia
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73-75 The Esplanade, Cairns, Cairns District, 4870, Australia
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Bruce Hwy & Anderson Rd, Cairns, Cairns District, 4870, Australia
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35-41 Wharf St, Cairns, Cairns District, 4870, Australia
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85 - 93 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland, 4879, Australia
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17 Abbott Street, PO Box 934, Cairns, Cairns District, 4870, Australia
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Top Things to Do in Cairns

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Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef and home to an amazing diversity of animal life. There are a large number of tour operators that depart from Cairns depending on what you want...
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Kuranda Scenic Railway

We were picked up at our hotel and taken by bus to the Kuranda Skyrail terminus. As we could not sit for the length of time on the train we went by bus up to Kuranda - a lovely trip up through the...
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Esplanade

The Cairns esplanade is a hive of activity during the day with the broad walk round the marina, the parklands and the numerous shoping areas and restaurant/pub areas that are adjacent. Always lively,...
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Kuranda Village

I was excited to visit Kuranda Village because I thought it was an old Aborigine village. I am not sure where I got that from, but when we arrived, I found Kuranda Village to be a tourist trap and a...
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Green Island

We took a trip on the boat over to Green Island for a half day. I actually wish in hindsight we had made a full day of it, but so be it. It's not a particularly big island at all, but enjoyed the...
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Palm Cove

I highly recommend that you make the time to visit the small beach town of Palm Cove. A 20 minute drive from Cairns, and on the way to Port Douglas, we stopped here for lunch after a visit to the...
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tropicrd

"Cairns QLD more than a tourist city."
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Anne12

"CAIRNS (PAGES UNDER CONSTRUCTION)"
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aussirose

"Cairns - A Land of Contrast"
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sue_stone

"Cairns - gateway to Far North Queensland"
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xuessium

"IMPREXXION: CAIRNS"
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