Things to do in North QLD

Cairns is an ideal base for touring. Snorkel and dive the colourful reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, take to the many shops, restaurants and bars along the Esplanade. Stroll through the delightful botanical gardens or travel above World Heritage Rainforest on the Skyrail and the village of Kuranda, visit the quaint Palm Cove, or head to the lovely Trinity Beach to relax under the palm fringed sands.

Or explore further afield on one of our pre-booked day tours from Cairns; to the iconic Great Barrier Reef, experience the famous Kuranda Rainforest Skyrail, explore historic Cooktown, or cruise the Daintree Rainforest - see our tour suggestions below.

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Things to do

The day tours and activities listed can be pre-booked before you go to make the most of your time in North Queensland. Ask your Freedom Australia consultant to add them to your itinerary.

Cairns Dinner Cruise

Set sail and enjoy the ultimate tropics dining experience on board the Spirit of Cairns luxury catamaran.

North QLD day tour from

£60

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Sunset and Tapas

Glide on the boardwalk along the water's edge before arriving at Barcelona Tapas Bar and Cafe, where it's time to relax and enjoy a variety of exquisite tapas while soaking up the evening sunset views.

North QLD day tour from

£64

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Whitsundays and Whitehaven

Cruise through the Whitsunday Islands to the world famous Whitehaven Beach where you can laze on the beach or swim in the azure waters.

North QLD day tour from

£64

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Green Island

A full day to explore the tropical Green Island, just a 15 mile cruise from Cairns.

North QLD day tour from

£98

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Whitehaven Sailing Adventure

Explore the Whitsunday Islands National Park and magnificent Whitehaven Beach with its pure white silica sands on a high speed catarman.

North QLD day tour from

£129

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Cape Tribulation Rainforest

A full day tour through the rainforest to stunning Cape Tribulation Beach. Including a tropical lunch.

North QLD day tour from

£131

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Kuranda & Tjapukai

Board the famous scenic Railway for a breathtaking journey past the Barron Falls to the rainforest village of Kuranda.

North QLD day tour from

£134

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Barrier Reef Cruise

An unforgettable full day high speed catamaran cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef.

North QLD day tour from

£148

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Hot Air Balloon

Climb aboard as the balloon inflates for an unforgettable 30 or 60 minute early morning flight over the Australian bush.

30 min flight from

£162

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Cooktown 4WD

An exciting full day 4WD adventure along the Captain Cook Highway and Bloomfield Track stopping at the Daintree National Park, Black Mountain and Grassy Hill lookout before a traditional bush pub lunch.

North QLD day tour from

£181

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Reef Helicopter Flight

Soar over Cairns' rainforest coastline and the Great Barrier Reef on a memorable 30 minute helicopter flight.

North QLD day tour from

£258

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Dive on the Reef

For the beginner a full day introductory dive course which includes two dives will act as the perfect introduction to the Great Barrier Reef, or choose to earn your dive certificate with a 5 day PADI course.

North QLD day tour from

£265

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Daintree Rainforest - from Cairns

Queensland

Relax and stay overnight near the beautiful Cape Tribulation Beach, where the flora and fauna of the rainforest touches the azure blue waters of the Great...

2 day Oz Explorer from

£220

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Whitsunday Sailing - Airlie Beach

Queensland

Sit back and relax on board the intimate Whitsunday Blue – a stylish catamaran which offers luxury stable sailing around the beautiful Whitsunday Islands.

Sailing Adventure from

£491

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