Cairns City & Surrounds Sightseeing Discovery Tour - Half Day

Tour Code: 200

Prices From

au$87

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$45.00
Family: au$260.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

From stunning look outs and waterfalls to a cathedral and sunsets by the beach, this afternoon half day Cairns tour showcase is run by experienced guides who will highlight the diverse beauty of this Tropical North Queensland city.

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Highlights

  • Feasting on a freshly-baked scone at Flecker Botanic Gardens is a definite highlight. Go on, have another!
  • Remember your camera! Or at the very least remember your smartphone. There are so many gorgeous spots along the way you’ll want to look back on your photos to remember this afternoon. 

Perfect Selfie

  • Lower Barron Gorge in front of the waterfalls. Another top selfie spot is from the Copperlode Dam lookout which offers a magnificent scenic panorama shot of the dam. 

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Meeting Point

Your dedicated guide/driver will pick up guests from their accommodation on the Northern Beaches from midday.

Passengers staying in the city will be picked up from approximately 12:35pm.

For guests staying in Cairns please make your way to our meeting point at the Cairns Marlin Marina by 1:00pm.

Meet at the boom gate just in front of the Reef Fleet Terminal.

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Included In Price

  • Half Day Tour
  • Experienced Local Guide
  • St Monica's Cathedral
  • Exclusive tour at Cairns Museum PLUS Free re-entry (valid 3 days)!
  • Guided walk at Flecker Botanic Gardens
  • Devonshire Afternoon Tea
  • Cairns Lookout
  • Lower Barron Gorge National Park
  • Palm Cove
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Cairns 12:30pm - returns 6:00pm
  • Northern Beaches 12:00pm - returns 5:30pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Palm Cove
  • Cairns City & Surrounds Sights
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Monday - Saturday

Daily except Sundays & public holidays

Duration

5.5 hours (approx)

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing
  • Water Bottle
  • Insect Repellent
Fitness Level Required

Low

Child Policy
  • Child price applies to children 4 to 14
  • No infants age 0 to 3
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellations within 24 hours prior to departure - 100% non-refundable
  • Cancellations within 7 days of departure - 50% non-refundable
  • The operator reserves the right to cancel any tour, change vehicle type, alter the itinerary or arrange an alternative operator if necessary.
  • All tours are subject to weather conditions.
  • No refund will be given in these circumstances or in the event of any delay curtailment or alteration of a trip resulting from any cause including severe weather conditions or mechanical failure.
Additional Information
  • This tour requires a minimum of 4 passengers to run on the day.
  • Maximum number of passengers 20
  • The operator cannot guarantee pick up or drop off times and are not liable for passenger failure to connect with other services
  • Whilst we make every effort to safeguard our clients and their belongings we cannot be held responsible for personal injury or loss due to events which are beyond our control
  • Travel insurance is not included
  • Fuel charges and taxes included (GST included)
  • Tours operate with a driver-guide. Foreign Speaking guides on request

Customer Reviews

Average Rating

Jennifer R

Reviewed on October 01, 2017

We enjoyed our tour and found it quite interesting. We would have preferred to do some more sightseeing rather than have afternoon tea at the gardens. We learnt a lot about the area as the guide was very knowledgeable.

Response From Barrier Reef Australia

Thanks Jennifer - it seems you were very busy whilst hear in Cairns and it's great to receive your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your Half Day tour of Cairns and were able to learn more about your beautiful city.

From stunning look outs and waterfalls to a cathedral and sunsets by the beach, this afternoon half day Cairns tour showcase is run by experienced guides who will highlight the diverse beauty of this Tropical North Queensland city.

Read More

Highlights

  • Feasting on a freshly-baked scone at Flecker Botanic Gardens is a definite highlight. Go on, have another!
  • Remember your camera! Or at the very least remember your smartphone. There are so many gorgeous spots along the way you’ll want to look back on your photos to remember this afternoon. 

Perfect Selfie

  • Lower Barron Gorge in front of the waterfalls. Another top selfie spot is from the Copperlode Dam lookout which offers a magnificent scenic panorama shot of the dam. 

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Meeting Point

Your dedicated guide/driver will pick up guests from their accommodation on the Northern Beaches from midday.

Passengers staying in the city will be picked up from approximately 12:35pm.

For guests staying in Cairns please make your way to our meeting point at the Cairns Marlin Marina by 1:00pm.

Meet at the boom gate just in front of the Reef Fleet Terminal.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Half Day Tour
  • Experienced Local Guide
  • St Monica's Cathedral
  • Exclusive tour at Cairns Museum PLUS Free re-entry (valid 3 days)!
  • Guided walk at Flecker Botanic Gardens
  • Devonshire Afternoon Tea
  • Cairns Lookout
  • Lower Barron Gorge National Park
  • Palm Cove
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Cairns 12:30pm - returns 6:00pm
  • Northern Beaches 12:00pm - returns 5:30pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
Destinations
  • Cairns
  • Palm Cove
  • Cairns City & Surrounds Sights
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Monday - Saturday

Daily except Sundays & public holidays

Duration

5.5 hours (approx)

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing
  • Water Bottle
  • Insect Repellent
Fitness Level Required

Low

Child Policy
  • Child price applies to children 4 to 14
  • No infants age 0 to 3
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellations within 24 hours prior to departure - 100% non-refundable
  • Cancellations within 7 days of departure - 50% non-refundable
  • The operator reserves the right to cancel any tour, change vehicle type, alter the itinerary or arrange an alternative operator if necessary.
  • All tours are subject to weather conditions.
  • No refund will be given in these circumstances or in the event of any delay curtailment or alteration of a trip resulting from any cause including severe weather conditions or mechanical failure.
Additional Information
  • This tour requires a minimum of 4 passengers to run on the day.
  • Maximum number of passengers 20
  • The operator cannot guarantee pick up or drop off times and are not liable for passenger failure to connect with other services
  • Whilst we make every effort to safeguard our clients and their belongings we cannot be held responsible for personal injury or loss due to events which are beyond our control
  • Travel insurance is not included
  • Fuel charges and taxes included (GST included)
  • Tours operate with a driver-guide. Foreign Speaking guides on request

Customer Reviews

Average Rating

Jennifer R

Reviewed on October 01, 2017

We enjoyed our tour and found it quite interesting. We would have preferred to do some more sightseeing rather than have afternoon tea at the gardens. We learnt a lot about the area as the guide was very knowledgeable.

Response From Barrier Reef Australia

Thanks Jennifer - it seems you were very busy whilst hear in Cairns and it's great to receive your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your Half Day tour of Cairns and were able to learn more about your beautiful city.

Tour Code: 200

Prices From

au$87

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$45.00
Family: au$260.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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