Cairns City Stay

The best of tropical North Queensland, including the Kuranda Skyrail and Barrier Reef cruise.


  • Sightseeing and free time in Cairns 
  • Barrier Reef cruise, snorkel and swim 
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park 
  • Kuranda railway and Skyrail cable car

Day 1: Arrive Cairns 
On arrival at Cairns Airport you will be transferred to your hotel for your 3 night stay. The afternoon is at leisure for you to explore this vibrant city. Take a bushwalk or simply relax in one of the many cafes or on the beach. Browse the Night Markets and the Pier Marketplace. 

Hotel: Novotel Cairns Oasis (standard), Hilton Hotel (superior). 

Day 2: Great Barrier Reef 
Board a high speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a reef education presentation and view the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the Underwater Observatory and the semi-submersible craft. There is the opportunity to go snorkelling and view this natural living wonder up close (equipment provided). Enjoy a delicious tropical buffet lunch. Return to Cairns early evening. 

Day 3: Kuranda - Skyrail - Tjapukai 
Visit the fascinating Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Upon arrival you will be greeted by your indigenous Guide who will escort you through the park as you discover this ancient culture through theatres, stage shows and demonstrations. Ride the Skyrail Cableway that takes you above the canopy of the Barron Gorge National Park. On arrival in Kuranda there is free time to explore the ‘village in the rainforest’ and its many attractions, including the Heritage Markets. Board the Kuranda train for a historic journey travelling through some of the oldest rainforest in the world, passing the spectacular Stoney Creek Falls to Freshwater Station.

Day 4: Depart Cairns 
You will be transferred to Cairns Airport to connect with your onward flight.

4 day Cairns Explorer: Standard - £525, Deluxe - £620

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City Stay

City stays are a perfect way to experience Australia's major cities and see what they have to offer.

Your city stay includes:

  • Day tours and activities as shown
  • Time to shop and explore the city at leisure
  • A choice of Standard or First Class hotels
  • Airport transfers to and from your hotel


For longer stays talk to your Freedom Australia consultant.

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