Recent Searches
Clear

Top Cairns & the Tropical North Shore Excursions

Saved to wishlist!
Dates
Select Dates
Day Trips
Day Trips
Private and Luxury
Private and Luxury
Rail Tours
Rail Tours
Half-day Tours
Half-day Tours
Water Tours
Water Tours
Full-day Tours
Full-day Tours
Trolley Tours
Trolley Tours
Adventure Tours
Adventure Tours
Cable Car Tours
Cable Car Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Sightseeing Tours
On the Water
On the Water
Catamaran Cruises
Catamaran Cruises
4WD Tours
4WD Tours
Eco Tours
Eco Tours
City Tours
City Tours
Historical Tours
Historical Tours
Ports of Call Tours
Ports of Call Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours
Walking Tours
Walking Tours
Cultural Tours
Cultural Tours
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Cairns & the Tropical North. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Revenue may affect this sort orderWhy you are seeing these results Sort by: Featured

Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns

star-4.5
1796
Experience one of the wonders of the natural world up close and personal on this snorkeling and diving cruise on the Great Barrier Reef. Climb aboard a 35 meter superyacht in Cairns and set sail for the open sea. Reach the Barrier Reef and explore the colorful world underneath the water, and snorkel or dive for a closer look. Travel to 2 different locations on the reef to see more of this special place
More
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$155.59
From
$155.59

Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Personal Luxury Snorkel & Dive Cruise, Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Personal Luxury Snorkel & Dive Cruise, Cairns

star-5
793
Spend a day on the Great Barrier Reef at two different snorkel and dive sites on this luxury catamaran cruise from Cairns. Travel in style aboard a fast, comfortable catamaran to the outer edge Upolu Reef. Take an Adventure Snorkel & Glass Bottom Boat Tour through the highly protected no-fishing zone sites in the Marine Park. Refuel with a buffet lunch on board the catamaran before heading to your next destination, Upolu Cay reef. Enjoy the shallow azure blue waters surrounding this natural Coral Cay with both snorkeling or diving on offer. Be mesmerised by coral teeming with colourful fish.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$161.02
From
$161.02

Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour

Cairns City Sights and Surrounds Tour

star-5
88
First time in Cairns? Discover the gateway to Queensland’s tropical north on this 5.5-hour sightseeing tour. Visit city attractions like the Flecker Botanical Gardens and St Monica's Cathedral, and stroll along the scenic Cairns waterfront. Indulge in a delicious Devonshire afternoon tea (included) taking in the stunning views from the jetty at Palm Cove before taking a short walk through the Lower Barron Gorge National Park. For the full experience, upgrade to include a 2-hour morning cruise to Green Island in the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef marine park. This small-group tour is limited to 20 people.
More
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$68.75
From
$68.75

Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns

star-5
460
Ensure a memorable experience on the Outer Great Barrier Reef on this full-day, all-inclusive cruise aboard a catamaran. Head for Michaelmas Cay and Hastings Outer Reef and plunge into the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef by snorkeling amongst its rich marine life. If you have selected the option, you can also include an introductory or certified dive. Includes morning and afternoon tea, as well as a buffet lunch.
More
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$173.68
From
$173.68

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

star-5
1029
Tackle the grade II and III rapids of the Barron River on this adrenaline-pumping half-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Prepare to get wet and wild as you hurtle over the rapids, then float downstream past the jagged cliffs, plunging ravines, and lush rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park. Best of all: with gentle rapids and full instruction provided, this tour is suitable for all levels, including complete beginners.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$86.12
From
$86.12

Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran

star-5
1499
Go snorkeling or scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day cruise from Cairns. Relax on board your 80-foot (25-meter) luxury catamaran as your captain sails to two exclusive locations on the Great Barrier Reef. Choose to snorkel or dive, with full instruction provided by guides, and see an array of colorful fish, sea turtles, and corals. Your tour includes morning and afternoon tea, and a buffet lunch, with additional beverages available for purchase.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$159.21
From
$159.21

Skip the Line Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Skip the Line Kuranda Scenic Railway Gold Class and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

star-4.5
291
Journey to the rain forest village of Kuranda via two unique transit options on this memorable full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Skip the line and enjoy Gold Class service aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway, winding through lush mountain passes and waterfall gorges along the way. In the opposite direction, glide above the treetops in a gondola and soak up spectacular views of the mountains and coastline on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. In Kuranda, enjoy leisure time to explore the heritage markets, learn about aboriginal culture or interact with native wildlife.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$166.84
From
$166.84

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns

star-4.5
687
Explore the lush beauty, amazing wildlife and rich heritage of Tropical North Queensland on this customizable full-day trip to Kuranda from Cairns. Travel to this enchanting rain forest village aboard the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway, and choose from a variety of activities including visits to the Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park and Rainforestation Nature Park. Hang out with koalas and exotic birds, browse local markets and opt to include a delicious buffet lunch. At the end of the day, glide through the treetops back to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$127.49
From
$127.49

Classic Kuranda by Skyrail and Scenic Railway, Rainforestation & lunch. CKB

Classic Kuranda by Skyrail and Scenic Railway, Rainforestation & lunch. CKB

star-4.5
34
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kuranda Rainforest and observe native Australian wildlife on a full-day tour from Cairns. View the rain forest as you ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in a gondola. Tour the Rainforestation Nature Park in an amphibious Army Duck vehicle that offers another vantage point on the forest, visit the koalas, kangaroos and other critters at the Koala and Wildlife Park. Learn about Aboriginal culture at the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience. After a classic Aussie barbecue lunch, take the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway back to Cairns.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$179.92
From
$179.92

Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour

star-5
396
Head out on a rainforest adventure on the original Daintree Rainforest Tour. Take a guided walk along Cape Tribulation to see flawless white beaches and ride a 4 wheel drive into dense tropical rainforest on the Bloomfield Track. Cruise on the river Daintree and listen to your expert and experienced guides explain all of the local wildlife and biodiversity of the area. Explore Daintree on a boardwalk in the mid-canopy.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$159.21
From
$159.21

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Premium Day Tour

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Premium Day Tour

star-4.5
444
Venture off-the-beaten-track and explore the UNESCO-listed wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on this full-day tour from Cairns. Journey along the Captain Cook Highway; take a guided hike through the Mossman Gorge and cool off with a dip in the Mossman River. After lunch (included), look out for crocodiles on a scenic cruise down the Daintree River, then continue to Cape Tribulation to trek through the Daintree Rainforest and enjoy magnificent views over the Great Barrier Reef. This small-group tour is limited to 14 people for a personalized experience.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$173.68
From
$173.68

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

star-4
706
Explore the Great Barrier Reef and a lush island rain forest on this full-day catamaran tour to Green Island from Cairns. Create your own perfect day on this protected coral cay with a variety of activities including snorkeling, scuba diving, Seawalking, nature walks, and tours on a glass-bottom boat. Upgrade to include a delicious buffet lunch on board the catamaran and/or a ride in a semi-submarine. It’s a fantastic way to discover the underwater wonders of the world’s most famous reef!
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$73.81
From
$73.81

Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail - small group tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail - small group tour

star-5
51
Glide over the world's oldest rainforest in a gondola, taking in views of the spectacular Barron Gorge and Falls, as you make your way to the village of Kuranda. Once there, choose from a range of activities including browsing local markets and arts and crafts shopping, plus enjoy a relaxing lunch (at your own expense). Then, hop aboard the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway for a narrated journey.
More
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$125.19
From
$125.19

Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns

star-5
296
Venture into the rainforest of the Atherton Tablelands with an expert guide to observe Australian native animals in the wild. From Cairns, travel into the World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics of Queensland to observe kangaroos, lizards, and possums by daylight, then continue after sundown to look for nocturnal critters like the elusive platypus and Lumholtz tree kangaroo. Enjoy afternoon tea at Lake Barrine and dinner at a country restaurant. This small-group tour is limited to 11 people, which ensures a more personalized experience with your guide.
More
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$145.96
From
$145.96

Kuranda tour via Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail - small group tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Kuranda tour via Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail - small group tour

star-4.5
78
Take a break from the beach and explore Queensland's lush tropical interior inland from Cairns. This small-group tour provides an intimate and personalized experience. Ride the cableway through the UNESCO-listed rainforest, check out amazing Barron Gorge and Barron Falls, explore Kuranda village, and ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway over its many bridges and through its tunnels. This is a fun tour for the whole family.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$125.19
From
$125.19

The Paronella Experience

The Paronella Experience

star-4.5
40
Explore tropical Far North Queensland and Paronella Park on this all-day guided tour from Cairns. Along the way, be on the lookout for Cassowaries (a large, flightless bird), then enjoy afternoon tea on the beach of Etty Bay. Following that, explore Paronella Park before taking in the impressive light show in the evening.
More
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$133.88
From
$133.88

Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

star-5
22
Discover the wild jungle, remote beaches and unique wildlife of Australia’s tropical north on a private full-day tour. Hop off to hike in the UNESCO-listed Daintree Rainforest National Park, take a dip in the Mossman River and spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise. After a delicious lunch (included), enjoy another close wildlife encounter on the Marrdja Boardwalk, then admire views over the Great Barrier Reef from Cape Tribulation beach.
More
  • 12 hours
From
$976.95
per group
From
$976.95
per group

Private Half Day Tour: Exclusive World Heritage Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Cairns

Private Half Day Tour: Exclusive World Heritage Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Cairns

star-5
15
Explore the UNESCO-listed wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on this 5-hour off-road adventure from Cairns. Marvel over the natural wonders of the Barron Gorge National Park, including Surprise Falls, Copperlode Dam and Barron Falls, and admire native flora like the Clohesy River Fig. Get off-the-beaten-track in a 4WD as you wind along rainforest trails, climb through the Great Dividing Range and enjoy spectacular views over the Great Barrier Reef. Best of all: this private tour can be customized to your preference and ensures the undivided attention of your guide.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$664.99
per group
From
$664.99
per group

Goldsborough Valley Tour: Stand up Paddle through sacred lands

Goldsborough Valley Tour: Stand up Paddle through sacred lands

star-5
10
Try Australia’s fastest growing water sport this holiday and hop on an eco-friendly stand-up paddleboard to explore the Goldsborough Valley from Cairns. Venture into the heart of Wooroonooran National Park, hike to Kearneys Falls, then glide down the Mulgrave River on a stand-up paddleboard. Jump off to swim or snorkel in the cool waters, then refuel with a delicious morning tea before being dropped back at your hotel.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$73.48
From
$73.48

Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns City Sights & Surrounds Tour

Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns City Sights & Surrounds Tour

star-4.5
9
Make the most of your time in port with this half-day city sightseeing tour of Cairns, including afternoon tea. Visit attractions like the St Monica's Cathedral, Flecker Botanical Gardens and Cairns waterfront and walk through the Barron Gorge National Park. This small-group shore excursion is limited to 20 people and is covered by Viator's worry-free policy, ensuring on-time return to your ship.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$68.75
From
$68.75

Kuranda tour via bus and Kuranda Scenic Rail - small group tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Kuranda tour via bus and Kuranda Scenic Rail - small group tour

star-5
10
This small-group tour of Kuranda will take you to many of the area’s highlights while being more affordable than pricey private tours. After a brief village tour to get your bearings, spend three hours exploring Kuranda at your leisure, so you can see and do exactly what you want. This is followed by a ride on the unmissable Kuranda Scenic Railway, a feat of engineering through the rainforest.
More
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$78.88
From
$78.88

Private Tour: Tropical Rainforest and Waterfalls Day Trip from Cairns

Private Tour: Tropical Rainforest and Waterfalls Day Trip from Cairns

star-5
7
Explore the rainforest and waterfalls of the Tablelands regions at your own pace on this private guided tour from Cairns. Enjoy the flexibility of customizing the tour to the preferences of your party, while benefiting from insights into the diversity and history of the ancient land from your guide. See such landscapes as extinct volcanic crater lakes and valley gorges, as well as native fauna including the rare tree kangaroo, cassowary, platypus, and hundreds of species of colorful songbirds, in their native environment.
More
  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$882.87
per group
From
$882.87
per group

Mossman Gorge (Lower Daintree) & Port Douglas (ex Cairns)

Mossman Gorge (Lower Daintree) & Port Douglas (ex Cairns)

star-3
6
Go on a Tropical North Queensland adventure on this tour through the rainforest of Daintree and Mossman Gorge. Start your journey on the Coral Coastal Drive, before stopping at Port Douglas for shopping and sightseeing. A must for wildlife fans, Mossman Gorge is a protected area of ancient rainforest. Explore the world underneath the forest canopy, and cool off in the Mossman River. Then, head to Cairns to see the Great Barrier Reef from Rex Lookout.
More
  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$85.39
From
$85.39

Private Daintree Wanderer Tour

Private Daintree Wanderer Tour

star-5
5
This private tour is a fun and convenient way of visiting the Daintree Rainforest from Cairns, Palm Cove, or Port Douglas. You won’t have to worry about driving yourself as you’ll be transported via a private, air-conditioned minivan. Experience the natural beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site while learning all about the unique flora and fauna here from your guide. Stretch your legs on a guided walk, cruise on the Daintree River, and much more.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$506.56
Price varies by group size
From
$506.56
Price varies by group size

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Shore Excursions in Cairns & the Tropical North?
Q:
What Shore Excursions in Cairns & the Tropical North are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Shore Excursions in Cairns & the Tropical North are good for avoiding crowds?