Explore the beautiful Fitzroy Island with convenient transfer options from Cairns. Can’t wait to get the island adventure started? Then go for the quick Thunderbolt transfer that will get you from Cairns to Fitzroy Island in half an hour. Feel like taking your time? Then enjoy a relaxing ferry cruise with an ocean trampoline and your choice of hot or cold lunch included. Start the trip early and gain plenty of time to discover the island in full. Surrounded by a stunning coral reef, the island is ideal for snorkeling and swimming. With a diverse natural scenery, it’s a hiker’s dream come true: stroll through lush rainforests, woodlands and mangroves and take plenty of photos of the landscape around.
Thrilling adventures await in Hartley's Crocodiles Adventures Park where you'll get up close and personal to this famous reptilian predator: the crocodile. There are approximately 2,100 meters of boardwalks and pathways that visitors can walk through or follow to visit different zones throughout the park. Hartley's Lagoon is where the action happens, as it's the best place to tour the wetlands and spot crocs in their natural habitat. Visit the Cassowary Walk to meet the flightless emblems of the region, or go to the Wildlife Discovery trail where freshwater crocodiles, lizards, and a walk-through bird aviary gives you a glimpse into the type of biodiversity in the local environment.
Discover the lush beauty of Australian countryside on a fun trip on Kuranda Scenic Railway, one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia, with over 120 years of history! The picturesque ride takes you through the impressive Macalister Range, passes through the beautiful suburbs of Stratford, Freshwater and Redlynch before reaching Kuranda, the village in the rainforest. The train stops at a stunning viewing platform at Barron Falls, a steep cascade waterfall - so have your camera ready to create amazing memories of the trip. This ticket buys you the journey in the train’s classic Heritage Carriage - the refurbished red-wooden carriage that makes for an authentic old world experience. Travel in comfort and listen to the audio commentary to learn more about the locations you are passing. Catch some free WiFi at Freshwater railway station and share your experiences on the trip!
Discover the wonders of The Great Barrier Reef with a 4-hour water experience aboard the new deluxe activity pontoon at beautiful Moore Reef. Explore the rich underwater world of the largest living thing on Earth, which is actually visible from outerspace, and home to millions of species of colourful fish, molluscs and starfish, turtles, dolphins and sharks. From Cairns Marina, you'll depart for Fitzroy Island which you'll board the Sunlover cruise boat to take you to the beautiful Moore Reef.
Spend a day exploring the wonders of Cairns' beautiful ocean waters with a visit to Fitzroy Island and Moore Reef aboard the new deluxe activity pontoon. From Cairns Marina, you'll depart for Fitzroy Island. Fitzroy Island is a national park covered in lush tropical rainforest and boasting granite outcrops, open woodlands, mangroves, coral beaches. For one hour, you can explore the island on your own or lounge on the famous Nudey Beach, voted as Australia's best beach. From Fitzroy, you'll then board the Sunlover cruise boat to take you to the beautiful beautiful Moore Reef.
Travel deep into the Kuranda rainforest on World War II Army Ducks, plus get to board a train for a pleasant and scenic experience, and ride the famous skyrail while overlooking the lush forests of Australia. The tour starts with a pick up from your accommodation, then you will be taken directly to the Kuranda Scenic Railway and into Kuranda. If you choose the package with the butterfly sanctuary and lunch, you'll visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. If not, you can walk around the village to explore it at your own free time.
Discover Australia’s incredibly diverse marine life at Cairns Aquarium located in the heart of the city. See over 15,000 marine and land animals from two World Heritage listed areas (the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest) up close and in any weather conditions. Explore ten North Queensland ecosystems in 70 different exhibits showcasing the unique species inhabiting the region. See grey reef sharks, freshwater sawfish, pythons, tree monitors and more! The aquarium is suitable for visitors of all ages and you are guaranteed to learn plenty of interesting facts about the underwater world.
Are you ready to take the plunge and feel the ultimate rush of adrenaline? You’ve chosen one of the best places on earth to make the leap! Calm your nerves as you make your way to your drop zone choice in the Cairns area. At your chosen location, meet your skydiving support team, including your tandem jump master and safety officers who will train you on all safety procedures and answer any questions about your jump. Once you're all clued up, get fitted into all your gear and take a quick flight to up to 15,000 ft. Your tandem jump master will attach your harnesses together and will take care of all the technical details so you can just enjoy your experience. Ignore those butterflies in your stomach when the doors open and you feel the wind rush in. Leap out into the sky and try to enjoy the view as you freefall at speeds up to 200 km/hr for up to 60 seconds! Your tandem jump master will take care of deploying your parachute, and in case of emergency, all parachutes are equipped with the latest AAD technology to automatically engage at preset altitudes. Float through the sky for 5-7 minutes and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Great Barrier Reef before landing back on solid earth. A memorable experience you will never forget!