Cairns Tours and Trips 2020/2021

Although not one of the most popular holiday destinations among Australians themselves, a trip to Cairns has become a must for international visitors due to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Now, this destination has transformed itself into a laidback and welcoming town that offers a wide range of activities for a holiday in Cairns.

48 Trips in Cairns with 6 Reviews

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Cairns to Melbourne Ultimate Tour

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39 day beaches tour through Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Mt Hypipamee National Park and 13 other destinations in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Backpackers World Travel
  • Activities Beaches & National parks +6 more
  • Accommodation Hostel, Lodge, Eco Lodge, Camping & Resort
  • Transport Bus, Ferry, Boat, Helicopter & 4WD Jeep
  • Age Range18-50 yrs
days39 From US$ 3,298 View Tour
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  • Sep 25
  • Sep 26
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Melbourne to Cairns Ultimate Tour

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39 day beaches trip through Melbourne, Sydney, Spot X and 13 other destinations in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Backpackers World Travel
  • Activities Beaches & City sightseeing +6 more
  • Accommodation Hostel, Camping, Lodge, Eco Lodge & Resort
  • Transport Bus, Ferry, Helicopter, Boat, Train & 4WD Jeep
  • Age Range18-50 yrs
days39 From US$ 3,298 View Tour
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  • Sep 25
  • Sep 26
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Melbourne to Cairns Express Tour

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19 day city sightseeing tour through Melbourne, Sydney, Byron Bay and 7 other destinations in Australia. Read More
days19 From US$ 1,713 View Tour
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  • Sep 25
  • Sep 26
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Brisbane to Cairns Experience: Sand Dunes & the Whitsundays

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10 day photography tour through Brisbane, Noosa Everglades, Fraser Island and 3 other destinations in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator G Adventures Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Photography tours & Chill out +1 more
  • Accommodation Hostel, Hotel & Resort
  • Transport Train, Boat, Ferry, Private Vehicle, Yacht & 4x4 Jeep
  • Age Range18-39 yrs
days10 From US$ 1,949 US$ 1,574
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Cairns to Brisbane Express Tour

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12 day beaches tour through Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Airlie Beach and 4 other destinations in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Backpackers World Travel
  • Activities Beaches & Natural landmarks sightseeing +2 more
  • Accommodation Hostel, Camping & Resort
  • Transport Boat, Bus, Ferry & 4WD Jeep
  • Age Range18-50 yrs
days12 From US$ 1,333 View Tour
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  • Sep 25
  • Sep 26
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Cairns to Brisbane Ultimate Tour

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25 day beaches tour through Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Mt Hypipamee National Park and 8 other destinations in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Backpackers World Travel
  • Activities Beaches & Natural landmarks sightseeing +5 more
  • Accommodation Hostel, Lodge, Eco Lodge, Camping & Resort
  • Transport Ferry, Bus, Boat & Helicopter
  • Age Range18-50 yrs
days25 From US$ 2,358 View Tour
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  • Sep 25
  • Sep 26
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Sydney to Cairns Express Tour

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16 day natural landmarks sightseeing tour through Sydney, Byron Bay, Brisbane and 6 other destinations in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Backpackers World Travel
  • Activities Natural landmarks sightseeing & Beaches +1 more
  • Accommodation Hostel, Camping & Resort
  • Transport Bus, Ferry, Boat & 4WD Jeep
  • Age Range18-50 yrs
days16 From US$ 1,552 View Tour
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  • Oct 03
  • Oct 04
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Fourteen Day Sydney to Cairns

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14 day wildlife trip through Sydney, Hunter Valley, Port Macquarie and 9 other destinations in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Via Travel Australia
  • Activities Wildlife & City sightseeing +6 more
  • Accommodation Hotel & Resort
  • Transport Boat, Flight, 4WD Jeep, Ferry, Plane & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range8+ years old
days14 From US$ 4,299 View Tour
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  • Oct 03
  • Oct 17
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Brisbane to Cairns Adventure Tour

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18 day beaches trip through Noosa Heads, Rainbow Beach, Fraser Island and 6 other destinations in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Backpackers World Travel
  • Activities Beaches & Rainforest and jungle visits +2 more
  • Accommodation Hostel, Camping & Resort
  • Transport Bus, Ferry & 4WD Jeep
  • Age Range18-50 yrs
days18 From US$ 1,648 View Tour
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  • Sep 25
  • Sep 26
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Cairns to Melbourne Adventure Tour

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28 day beaches tour through Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Daintree National Park and 11 other destinations in Australia. Read More
days28 From US$ 2,143 View Tour
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  • Sep 25
  • Sep 26
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Queensland Islands & Rainforest

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6 day explorer trip in Australia, visiting Hamilton Island, Mission Beach and Cairns. Read More
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  • Operator AAT Kings
  • Activities Explorer
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Flight, Private Vehicle, Coach, Ferry & Boat
days06 From US$ 1,910
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  • Feb 14 10+ seats left
  • Mar 14 Only 9 seats left
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Cape Tribulation Experience 2D/1N

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2 day adventure trip visiting Cape Tribulation and Cairns in Australia. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Bamba Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Adventure
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Coach, Boat & Ferry
  • Age Range18+ years old
days02 From US$ 221 US$ 210
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Tropical Suntanner

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6 day explorer trip in Australia, visiting Whitsundays, Airlie Beach and Magnetic Island. Read More
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Operator Topdeck Premier This operator is consistently delivering tours which receive customer ratings above 4.5 on average.
  • Activities Explorer
  • Accommodation Hostel, Hotel & Bungalow
  • Transport Yacht & Ferry
  • Age Range18-39 yrs
days06 From US$ 1,329 US$ 1,263
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  • Jan 11 Only 2 seats left
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Brisbane To Cairns Express Tour

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12 day beaches trip through Brisbane, Fraser Island, Rainbow Beach and 3 other destinations in Australia. Read More
days12 From US$ 1,225 View Tour
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  • Sep 25
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Cairns Tour Reviews

5 - Excellent
Based on 6 customer reviews
Average Reviewed Tour: Sydney to Cairns Northbound
3 - Average
  • Ronald Walton
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“Average”
Beautiful East Coast Reviewed Tour: Sydney to Cairns Northbound
5 - Excellent
  • John
  • From USA
“This was an outstanding two weeks. The East Coast is full of beauty and surprises. Out tour guide Ralph Giles was knowledgeable and courteous, and eager to share his love of his country with his guests. We recommend highly Via Travel.”
Best experience Reviewed Tour: Brisbane to Cairns Northbound 8 Day Tour
5 - Excellent
  • Steve Finlay
“When it comes to having the best experience on the East Coast of Australia, Via Travel are the people to go with super knowledgeable and great fun to tour with!”

Cairns - Tour Highlights and Travel Tips

Tour Highlights

  • The outstanding attraction of the Cairns area and any tour in Australia is undoubtedly the Great Barrier Reef. You can organise diving, snorkelling or other trips while based in Cairns to see one of the planet’s most spectacular natural wonders.
  • Cairns has developed into a centre for adventure activities. Skydiving, hang gliding, bungee jumping and others are all offered here.
  • Barbecues are an integral part of Australian culture, and in Cairns, you can take advantage of the free barbecues located along the promenade to take part in this cherished Australian tradition.
  • Whale watching trips are a popular activity in July and August when humpback whales can be seen in the seas around Cairns.
  • There are good hiking trails around Cairns, and hiking enthusiasts should check out the trails in the forested mountains that surround the town.
  • Have a dip in the artificial ‘lagoon’, a large public swimming pool enjoyed by locals and tourists alike, free of charge. It is especially popular between October and May when the sea becomes unsafe due to dangerous jellyfish.
  • Another important natural attraction close to Cairns is the Daintree Rainforest, offering visitors the chance to catch sight of some of the area’s unique wildlife.

Travel Tips

  • Peak season runs from May to November. The rainy season begins in December with chances of flooding.
  • The centre of town is quite small and can be covered comfortably on foot.
  • For popular activities such as diving and skydiving, if you are willing to stay on ‘standby’ for a cancellation, then you can save a significant amount of money since many companies offer large reductions.