Mini adventures in Cairns

Looking for a short tour or day trip in Cairns? Check out our selection of awsome Australian adventures that pack a lot into a short space of time! Most day trips and activities can be booked open dated, which means you can book and pay now, but decide later what day you would like to travel on. Why not suggest them to friends and family – they’ll make great leaving presents!

All adventures can be booked with a Travel Expert in store or by phone.
Trip Details Price fr
AJ Hackett Bungy

Full Day

As the innovators of modern day Bungy, AJ Hackett prides itself on developing and running the world’s most exciting, adrenalin pumping challenge for any thrill seeker. Set in lush tropical rainforest of North Queensland, AJ Hackett Cairns, the ONLY Bungy site in Australia, has been Bungy Jumping for over 22 years and even offers a jump menu of 16 different styles that tests the most hardcore adrenalin junkies!
Passions of Paradise

1 day

Experience life beneath the waves as you plunge into the crystal clear ocean that encompasses the Great Barrier Reef. Throw in an introductory dive among the unique coral of Michaelmas Cay - one of the largest bird rockeries in Australia - and you will simply be blown away by the beauty of this Passions of Paradise cruise. Forthose of you who wish to snorkel, the shallow waters of Michaelmas Cay make it an ideal place to do so. For those of you who are more experienced divers, there's an organised, fully guided dive in small groups under the instruction of one of the on board qualified divers.
PADI Open Water Course

5 days

If learning to dive is on your To-Do List, then this is the opportunity for you. Pro Dive Cairns is recognised worldwide as a leader in scuba diving education, offering a professional and safe learning environment. The most popular option for beginners, it's broken down into two components; two days of pool and classroom training in Cairns, followed by a three day live aboard dive trip to numerous sites.

DEAL ALERT: 4 nights free accommodation
Liveaboard Trip

2 days/1 night

Imagine yourself wakig up and watching the sun rise over the Great Barrier Reef. This is exactly what you'll experience by staying overnight on board the luxurious liveaboard vessel Ocean Quest! Also, for something totally unique, see the wonder of the reef by night with Fluoro Diving (exclusive to this trip).
Cairns Adventure Package

6 days

Highlights include unleasing your wild side as you navigate grade 4 rapids, enjoying a day at beautiful Fitzroy Island, take a balloon flight over the Cairns Highlands and Snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef!
Magnetic 'Maggie' Island

3 days

Spoil yourself and escape with two nights at Base Magnetic Island - Australia's only backpackers located bang on the beach. Spend your days relaxig by the sea, or exploring the Forts Walk where you can stroll along looking for Northern Australia's largest colonyof wild koalas. With return ferry tickets, a welcome drink, snorkel hire plus a sea-kayak session, what are you waiting for?

DEAL ALERT: AU$10 OFF! Book by 10 November.
 £62 Now £52
Cairns Budget Buster 4 days - trips

Our Budget Buster package includes multi-share dorm in a central Cairns hostel (3 nts), full day Tully River white water rafting tour including transfers and BBQ lunch, Tablelands, Waterfalls and Rainforest tour including lunch and full day snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef.

Tandem Skydive Flexi Pass

Half day

If jumping out of plane attached to a guy you’ve just met appeals, then this is the activity for you! Put your life in the hands of a qualified instructor and skydive from 14,000 feet. It’s the ultimate way to see your surroundings and view the world like never before. This half-day activity is a must for anyone with a little bit of crazy in their make up!


Extreme White Water Rafting

Full day

Power down over 40 rapids on the grade four Tully River, taking in the magical surroundings of the National Park Rainforest – if you can! You can either spend half a day or a full day on the rapids, and you’ll be given a DVD to view your day’s rafting. You’ll also have a BBQ lunch as well as the opportunity to buy photos, videos and other souvenirs later on.


Kuranda Rail and Sky Rail

Half day

You will be taken on a camera friendly adventure aboard the stunning Kuranda Scenic Rail. You’ll stop at Barron Gorge to view the falls before reaching the ‘Village of the Rainforest’. It’s time to explore, before jumping on the Skyrail for the most beautiful experience. You’ll glide over the canopy before reaching Caravonica Lakes.


Green Island Discovery Tour

Full day

Spend the day exploring the enchanting Green Island – an idyllic coral cay on the world-renowned
Great Barrier Reef. Spend hours viewing the coral reef and fish life from a glass bottom boat, snorkelling, relaxing on the white sandy beach or strolling through the National Park. You’re there and back aboard a modern air-con catamaran.


Daintree Dreaming

Full day

From pristine waterfalls to natural hide-aways very few tourists ever get to see or touch, this activity brings you the best of Daintree Rainforest. You will hunt for Daintree delicacies such as mud crabs and mussels, learn the art of tracking, play didgeridoos and take a walk through ancient mangroves with the locals. It’s a remarkable trip.


Outer Reef Day Trip

Full day

Whether you’re a mad snorkeller or a die-hard sun lover, get ready for the experience of a lifetime on the Outer Reef’s luxury floating pad. Get a glimpse of the magical underworld from the semi-submersible coral viewer and underwater observatory. Watch fish feed or get up close and personal snorkelling with the sea life. Whatever takes your fancy!


Fitzroy Island

Day Trip - fr £75

This guided tour offers a tranquil way to see the beauty of the reef and Fitzroy Island, exploring remote beaches and exclusive snorkelling locations only accessible by kayak. Enjoy three hours guided kayaking in the morning followed by a picnic lunch and time to explore Fitzroy. Snorkelling equipment is included as is use of the ocean trampoline.

Return Ferry Transfers - fr £40

If you’d rather create your own adventure on Fitzroy Island, then why not purchase return ferry transfers. Trek out to a lovely lighthouse, laze on the beach or take advantage of all the watersports on offer, from paddle boarding to snorkelling and glass bottom boat tours.


Cape Trib
'Go Wild' Day Trip

Full day

It’s time to head out into the wilderness for a day that will introduce you to the greatness of this region. You’ll see native Australian animals at the Wildlife Habitat, cruise on the Daintree River searching for crocodiles and wildlife and walk through the rainforest before exploring Cape Tribulation beach.


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