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Wildlife Attractions, Tours & Tropical Zoo

Wildlife Attractions, Tours & Zoos

Cairns is located between two of the world's most beautiful land and sea sanctuaries so there are a number of amazing and truly spectacular Wildlife Experiences that you can take part in. Meet koalas, wallabies, kangaroos, exotic fish, endangered bird species and colourful butterflies.

Start your day with a trip to the Tropical Zoo for breakfast and watch the wildlife frolic in their habitats and then at night visit the Cairns Night Zoo for a BBQ dinner where you can dine with kangaroos under the stars.

While you're up Far North Queensland you must take time to visit with a couple of crocodiles. They're big up here and offer a unique and a little scary croc experience! 

 

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Cairns Wildlife Attractions

Cairns Wildlife Dome

Book  Cairns Wildlife Dome NowCairns Wildlife Dome in your Zoo in the City! One of the leading zoos in Australia, Cairns Wildlife Dome is a spectacular all-weather wildlife exhibit enclosed by a 20 metre high glass dome on top of Cairns’ iconic Reef Hotel Casino. Immerse yourself in a tropical rainforest environment watching birds such as parrots, cockatoos, lorikeets, doves and rosellas fly freely around you! Get up close to cute rainforest animals as they roam freely through their enclosures.

Hartleys Crocodile Adventure Park

Book  Hartleys Crocodile Adventure Park NowThis half day tour from Cairns will take you to the popular Hartleys Crocodile Adventures park - the best place to see crocodiles in tropical North QLD! This highly regarded wildlife park features not just the largest collection of crocodiles in captivity in Queensland, but also a huge array other animals such as snakes, kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and much more - the majority of which you'll be able to touch for yourself. This tour will take you directly from your Cairns accommodation to the park.

Rainforestation Nature Park

Book  Rainforestation Nature Park NowAt the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park, you'll get to experience indigenous culture, Australian native wildlife and World Heritage listed rainforest all on one site. The Koala & Wildlife Park lets you experience native Australian animals including crocodiles, wombats, dingoes, snakes, lizards, frogs, and the cassowary. Hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, observe the tiger quoll, or have your photo taken cuddling a cute koala, or holding a small crocodile (optional extra).

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Book  Australian Butterfly Sanctuary NowOne would think it wasn't possible to view over 1500 spectacular species of tropical butterflies in just 20 minutes but the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary offers guests just that. Walk through the biggest free flying butterfly enclosure and gaze upon the rainbow of colours these creatures make. The icon of the town is the Ulysses Butterfly which is a brilliant electric blue and make sure you also find the fluoro green and yellow of the Cairns Birdwing.

Kuranda Koala Gardens

Book  Kuranda Koala Gardens NowPerhaps Australia's most iconic animal, the koalas are at their best at Koala Gardens in the heart of Kuranda - the combination of animals and environment make for a great day out for both adults and families with kids alike!

Kuranda Wildlife Experience Combo

Book  Kuranda Wildlife Experience Combo NowThree enjoyable Cairns wildlife attractions for one low price - what's not to love? Visit all three of Koala Gardens, Birdworld Kuranda and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary for one of the most comprehensive and best value wildlife experiences available in tropical north QLD.



Wildlife Experiences & Tours

14-Day Cape York Camping Tour

14-Day Cape York Camping Tour

More InfoCockatours is operated by Rossy, a local who has lived in Cape York for several years, and has ran ecology projects in the Cape for several years. Rossy's background in ecology, his passion for sharing history and his connections with Indigenous groups in Cape York present experiences and opportunities hard to come by elsewhere. As Cockatours is owner-operated, we have the flexibility to make spontaneous decisions for the best and there's always a small touch of adventure along the way somewhere. Most importantly, Rossy is compassionate and respectful and loves sharing his knowledge and the experience with everyone on board. We become a family on tour!

 

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Premium Day Tour

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Premium Day Tour

More InfoExplore the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge and Cape Tribulation with an expert naturalist guide. Traveling by a specially designed vehicle in small group of no more than 14 participants ensures a personalized experience.

 

Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

More InfoOn this 10-hour tour from Cairns, spend the morning exploring the lush scenery of the surrounding rainforest in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle that takes you into Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park, part of the Wet Tropics of Queensland UNESCO World Heritage site. With an exclusive-access pass, you'll visit areas not open to the public. After this off-road adventure, you'll be dropped in Kuranda for free time to enjoy the village before returning to Cairns on either the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or Kuranda Scenic Railway—your choice (select when booking). Hotel pickup and drop-off is provided in Cairns only.

 

4-Day Cairns Ultimate Combo: Daintree Rainforest, Reef, Kuranda & Paronella Park

4-Day Cairns Ultimate Combo: Daintree Rainforest, Reef, Kuranda & Paronella Park

More InfoEnjoy four fun filled days exploring the Great Barrier Reef, including a free Introductory Dive; Glide over the Rainforest canopy on board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, enjoy free time in Kuranda Village before returning by the amazing Kuranda Scenic Train; Explore the Amazing Tropical Highlands & Paronella Park. Finish your three days with a visit to the 'oldest rainforest on earth' with a day tour to the stunning Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation.

Please note: accommodation is not included

 

Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns

Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns

More InfoSpend a morning or afternoon exploring the spectacular scenery and rainforest surrounding Cairns. By 4WD vehicle you’ll explore the Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park. With an exclusive access pass you'll visit areas not open to the public. This tour is ideal for those with limited time and who want to escape the crowds. Traveling with a small group of no more than 13 participants ensures you’ll see some of Tropical North Queensland’s hidden gems with personalized attention from your expert guide. Morning tour only departs from Cairns and the afternoon tour departs from Cairns & The Northern Beaches.

The tour does not operate from Port Douglas, unless you can make your own way to Cairns.

 

Cairns Shore Excursion: Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park Waterfall and Rainforest Small-Group Tour

Cairns Shore Excursion: Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park Waterfall and Rainforest Small-Group Tour

More InfoWhile you're in port in Cairns, take a 5-hour shore excursion to explore the rainforests and waterfalls surrounding the city. By 4-wheel-drive vehicle, you’ll travel through Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park, part of the Wet Tropics of Queensland UNESCO World Heritage site. Ideal for those with limited time in Cairns who want to see some of the area's most spectacular scenery, this tour provides an exclusive-access pass to visit sections not usually open to the public. This small-group tour is limited to 13 participants, ensuring you'll see some of Tropical North Queensland’s hidden gems with personalized attention from a guide. Select a morning or afternoon tour when booking.

 

The Paronella Experience

The Paronella Experience

More InfoThe only full experience tour

Live commentary, storytelling & audio podcast

Afternoon tea on the beach

Cassowary wildlife spotting and stargazing

Private tour of park and Hydro Power Station

Free pick up and drop off from/to selected pick up zones 

Impressive evening light show with music

Dinner with a Country pub experience

 

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

More InfoThis small-group tour includes transfers from your hotel or port to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where you will glide over the rainforest canopy as you make your way to Red Peak Station. From there explore the World Heritage listed rainforest before re-boarding the cableway to the Barron Falls.
View the magnificent Barron Gorge and Barron Falls and visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre before re-boarding the cableway and making your way to Kuranda. I will meet you there and transport you to Kuranda village in the rainforest (if you prefer, take a five-minute walk). There you will have at least two hours to eat, shop and explore.
Afterwards, I will take you to Kuranda Railway Station to board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a journey through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges & through 15 tunnels. From Freshwater Station you will be transferred back to your hotel or port. Alternatively, you may choose to travel onwards to Cairns Station and walk to your city accommodation.

 

Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail

Kuranda tour via Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Rail

More InfoThis small-group tour includes transfers from your port or hotel to the amazing Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where you will glide over the rainforest canopy as you make your way to Red Peak Station. From there explore the World Heritage listed rainforest before re-boarding to the Barron Falls.
View the magnificent Barron Gorge, falls & visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre before re-boarding the cableway and making your way to Kuranda. You will be met there and transferred to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest (if you prefer, take a five-minute walk). There you will have two hours to eat, shop and explore.
Afterwards, you will be taken to Kuranda Railway Station to board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a journey through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges and through 15 tunnels. From Freshwater Station you will be transferred back to your port or hotel, arriving about 4pm. Alternatively, you may stay on the train to Cairns Station and walk to the Cruise Liner Terminal.

 

Kuranda tour via Skyrail & Kuranda Scenic Rail

Kuranda tour via Skyrail & Kuranda Scenic Rail

More InfoThis great value small-group tour includes transfers from your hotel or port to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway where you will glide over the rainforest canopy on an amazing journey over the rainforest as you make your way to Kuranda. There are two stops on the way where you can explore the rainforest, Red Peak Station and Barron Falls. Visit the Rainforest Interpretive Centre if you wish before boarding the cableway and completing your journey to Kuranda.
After your time shopping and exploring in Kuranda, board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a journey through the rainforest that takes you over 37 bridges and through 15 tunnels. You will be met at Freshwater Station for your transfer back to your hotel or port, arriving approximately 4pm. Alternatively, you may choose to travel onwards to Cairns Station and walk to your city accommodation.

 

Waterfall and Wallabies Sighting Tour

Waterfall and Wallabies Sighting Tour

More InfoExcellent service, 13 Years of local experience, Many Asian language speaking abilities, We do our best of our possibilities to make sure you enjoy every minute during the tour.

 

4-Day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Tour

4-Day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Tour

More InfoSpend the day on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, visit an Aboriginal culture park and ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda on this fabulous four-day Cairns city stay. Go snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, shop at Kuranda markets and ride a historic train through ancient rainforest. With plenty of free time to spend in Cairns, this four-day city stay brings you the best of Far North Queensland in one package!

 

Daintree Afternoon Nocturnal Nature and Wildlife Tour

Daintree Afternoon Nocturnal Nature and Wildlife Tour

More InfoPersonalisation – Our groups are small, amplifying the quality of our nature and wildlife interaction.

Eco-friendly – We cruise with a solar electric boat operator. The vessel is quiet and a completely clean and green machine.

Afternoon advantages – We are heading IN to the National Park when other operators are heading OUT! Our late finish affords us peaceful trails and empty beaches

Observe what we casually call, the ‘shift swap’. Animals that are active during the day become more excitable at dusk, right as the nocturnal creatures come out to play!

Nocturnal component – Very few visitors to the area have the option to go into the “Oldest continually growing rainforest in the world, at night!”

 

Private Daintree Mossman Gorge Exclusive Nature and Wildlife Focus

Private Daintree Mossman Gorge Exclusive Nature and Wildlife Focus

More InfoLongest Trail - We are the only commercial operator with access to a 4.5 kilometer Rainforest Trail! We enjoy great nature observations during the 1.5 hours

Eco-friendly - We cruise with a solar electric boat operator-The vessel is quiet and a completely clean and green machine. Perfect for wildlife spotting!

A taste of the tropics - Our lunch menu consists of local produce and a homemade dessert selection.While you're eating you can enjoy an exotic fruit presentation by the property owners.

 

Cairns Rainforest Hiking Experience Incredible Mountains Remote Waterfall

Cairns Rainforest Hiking Experience Incredible Mountains Remote Waterfall

More InfoPrivate Tours - We are the only hiking operator offering tours from Cairns. Most days we have the entire hike to ourselves, it’s incredible!

Exclusive Access - Guests will experience a region of FNQ that very few tourists can. No boardwalks where we’re going!

Cloud Forest - This secret habitat is rewarded only to hikers and bushwalkers.
A special type of forest scenery that harvests moist air from the rolling clouds.

 

Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove

Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove

More InfoReady for the experience of a lifetime? Come on our Kayak Turtle Tour.  Tours operate daily from the south end of Palm Cove and paddle out to Double Island from there.  Once we are at Double Island, it's an incredible experience.  There are mangroves to explore, coral reefs to paddle over and even a cave to explore if the conditions are right. More often than not, the water is crystal clear.  There is an abundance of small rays and turtles swimming  through the water, and it's even possible to see dolphins, dugongs or whales on the tour, but you have to be very lucky. Kayaks, life jackets, juice, water and fruit is provided.

 

Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour from Cairns

Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour from Cairns

More InfoTravel in air-conditioned comfort in your luxury purpose-built vehicle to Cape Tribulation; through some of the oldest rainforest in the world.

Enjoy a guided rainforest walk through Mossman Gorge, a cruise on the Daintree River, delicious tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest, and a walk on famous Cape Tribulation Beach. Stop at the Daintree Ice Cream Company for a refreshing fruit ice cream before returning home.

 

Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour

Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour

More InfoExplore Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, an award-winning eco-tourism attraction located between Cairns and Port Douglas. Cruise the wetlands to see crocodiles lazing on the riverbanks and witness the stealth and power of these prehistoric animals at the Crocodile Attack show. This innovative wildlife park has five distinct zones, showcasing Australian wildlife in their natural environment. Enjoy guided walks, keeper-talks, animal shows and a behind-the-scenes look at crocodile farming.

 

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

More InfoEnjoy the tranquility of the rainforest as you soar above the canopy aboard the Skyrail on a day trip to Kuranda from Cairns. Choose from a variety of options including Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.

 

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns

Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns

More InfoExperience the rainforest beauty of Tropical North Queensland on a scenic day trip from Cairns. There are five options to choose from that provide different activities, so select what interests you most. All options include a journey on the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway and a ride on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Other Package Options include Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or Rainforestation Nature Park, and you’ll have free time in the village of Kuranda to browse its markets, have lunch or visit wildlife attractions like Birdworld or Kuranda Koala Gardens. (Food, drinks and activities in Kuranda are at your own expense, unless otherwise stated.)

 

Let's Go Buggin - 2 Hour Photography Walking Tour

Let's Go Buggin - 2 Hour Photography Walking Tour

More InfoJoin Macro Photographer Bridgette Gower on a small group tour (maximum 4 people) to explore the world of Fungi, Insects, and Spiders in the Cairns Botanic Gardens.
This is the only tour of its kind in Cairns.
Most of the tiny lifeforms go completely unnoticed, but a magical world awaits to be discovered when you join for a personalized, highly specified tour of the gardens and the treasures it keeps.
Assistance is given to those wanting some help improving their photography.

 

Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

More InfoView the colorful underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef on this full-day trip from Cairns. Whether you are a snorkeler or a scuba diver, experienced or a novice, this snorkel and dive cruise from Cairns is the perfect day out on the Great Barrier Reef. Visiting three different dive sites you'll discover the abundant marine life and diversity of coral which the Great Barrier Reef is world-famous for.

 

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Palm Cove

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Palm Cove

More InfoThis is a perfect day for a leisurely experience on the Great Barrier Reef! Michaelmas Cay is a unique reef environment, a small sand island and National Park, it's also an important sanctuary for migratory seabirds. You'll cruise from Cairns aboard a luxury catamaran, see the reef's coral and marine life from a semi-submersible submarine, try scuba diving or go on a snorkeling tour. Lunch served onboard is a delicious hot and cold buffet, including fresh prawns.

 

Green Island Discovery Including Glass Bottom Boat Tour Departing Cairns

Green Island Discovery Including Glass Bottom Boat Tour Departing Cairns

More InfoGreen Island offers the unique opportunity for a combined reef and rainforest experience, just 45 minutes from Cairns by fast catamaran. Home to over 120 native plant species and colourful bird life, surrounded by abundant marine life. Full and half day options available. Your day can be as active or as relaxing as you choose.

As a Great Adventures guest, you’ll also be able to enjoy many exclusive inclusions such as the use of the island swimming pool and a self guided eco island walk to discover some of the island’s unique rainforest flora. The island’s well appointed day visitor facilities include a pool bar, plus restaurant and retail outlets. A delicious range of lunch and snacks can be purchased from the island’s food and refreshment outlets.

 

Green Island Eco Adventure from Cairns

Green Island Eco Adventure from Cairns

More InfoWith the choice of three daily departures from Cairns, this Green Island cruise is perfect for visitors with limited time, offering a half or full day experience (up to 7 hours). You will have the choice of a glass bottom boat coral viewing tour or snorkelling equipment.

As a Great Adventures guest, you’ll also be able to enjoy many exclusive inclusions such as the use of the island swimming pool and a self guided eco island walk to discover some of the island’s unique rainforest flora. The island’s well appointed day visitor facilities include a pool bar, plus restaurant and retail outlets. A delicious range of lunch and snacks can be purchased from the island’s food and refreshment outlets. Advanced Ecotourism Certification.

 

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

More InfoEnjoy an outdoor adventure in Queensland with a 2-hour white-water rafting tour in Barron Gorge National Park. This experience is a suitable introduction to river rafting for first-timers, providing an exhilarating time with a rafting guide. Take in rainforest views along the Barron River as you navigate rapids up to grade III. When booking, you have the option to include pickup in Cairns and the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas, or drive yourself to the starting point.

 

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns or Port Douglas

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns or Port Douglas

More InfoMarvel at the natural beauty of Cape Tribulation and its surrounding attractions on a day trip from Cairns and Port Douglas. Get ready for a day of native culture and UNESCO World Heritage–listed wonders, as this guided tour delivers it all: coastal drives, a rainforest walk, Mossman Gorge, the Daintree Rainforest, an indigenous 'Welcome to Country' event and smoke ceremony, and a river cruise, if selected when booking (the river cruise is an optional upgrade). Hotel pickup and drop-off and lunch are included.

 

Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls and Rainforest Day Tour Departing Cairns

Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls and Rainforest Day Tour Departing Cairns

More InfoTake a full, 11-hour day tour, and explore the very best of North Queensland. From lush tropical rain-forests and cascading waterfalls, to natural rock-slides and hidden waterfall caves. Filled with fun, full of laughter and music with just the right amount of interesting local commentary. Your guide is the most knowledgeable and passionate in the region. Morning, afternoon tea and lunch is included along with loads of games and puzzles to keep you entertained on the bus.

This is a group tour with a maximum of 27 people per bus.

 

Cairns Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation 2-Day Tour

Cairns Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation 2-Day Tour

More InfoEnjoy a 2-day guided tour of Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest from Cairns, Palm Cove, Northern Beaches or Port Douglas. Explore the stunning views of the Mossman Gorge, the Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk and the gorgeous landscapes. This tour includes overnight accommodation, transport by an air-conditioned coach and hotel pickup and drop-off.

 

Double Pack-Ancient Rainforest and Waterfalls!

Double Pack-Ancient Rainforest and Waterfalls!

More InfoThis tour is 2-days of adventure seeing the best of the Cairns region. Explore the waterfalls, volcanic craters and lakes of the Atherton Tablelands with Waterfall Wanderers and then venture through the Daintree- the oldest rainforest in the world-to Cape Tribulation with Active Tropics Explorer.

 

Breakfast with the Koalas at Hartley's Crocodile Park from Cairns or Palm Cove

Breakfast with the Koalas at Hartley's Crocodile Park from Cairns or Palm Cove

More InfoStart the day with a hot Aussie breakfast in the company of a cute koala and its keeper departing from Cairns or Palm Cove. See crocodiles up close and take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon where you can witness crocodiles feeding. Get up close to kangaroos, wallabies, snakes, cassowaries, quolls and other iconic Australian wildlife. Enjoy entertaining and educational wildlife presentations throughout the day.

 

Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise

Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise

More InfoStep aboard a luxury catamaran for 2.5-hours of cruising, dining and panoramic mountain and city views. Throughout the evening you will cruise the calm water inlet and waterfront precinct of Cairns Your on board chefs are proud to present an expansive 3-course meal made from the freshest ingredients and featuring the region's best produce.

 

Cooktown 4WD Discovery (Drive/Fly) from Cairns or Port Douglas

Cooktown 4WD Discovery (Drive/Fly) from Cairns or Port Douglas

More InfoEnjoy a spectacular journey through the World’s Oldest Rainforest north to the historic town of Cooktown. Travel on this small group tour with an experienced local drive-guide to discover the history and relevance of this spectacular remote region. Travel through the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation along the 4WD only Bloomfield Track to historic Cooktown; where Captain Cook landed in 1770. After a day of discovery, enjoy a wonderful flight from Cooktown to Cairns at dusk.

 

5 Day Australia Retreat: Queensland Daintree

5 Day Australia Retreat: Queensland Daintree

More InfoLeave hustle and bustle in the rear-view mirror on this five-day journey to some of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest and the untouched coast it spills onto.

Explore the world’s oldest rainforest – including a private area not open to the general public – with passionate local guides.

Spot crocodiles during a wildlife cruise on Cooper Creek, with expert eyes on board to point out creatures hidden in the forest.

Take a guided walk along the pristine, rainforest-rimmed beach of Cape Tribulation, where Europeans tried and failed to tame the coastal wilderness for hundreds of years.

After warm days spent walking deserted beaches and rambling through rainforest, relax in the comfort of your 4-star resort accommodation.

Learn about hunting native plants from a First Nations guide, encounter crocodiles and colourful birds on a cruise through mangrove thickets and walk under heavy green canopy in Mossman Gorge.

 

Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

More InfoCairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome is the world's first challenge ropes course in a wildlife park!  For adventure lovers and thrill-seekers alike, there are plenty of activities to test your skill and challenge your bravery. Test your skill on the high ropes course, ride on one of the four different zip lines, see the best views of Cairns on the Dome Climb, or take the plunge with our enthralling 13m Power Jump! There is something for everyone. Discover the sights and sounds of the rainforest right in the heart of Cairns at the Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome. See native birds fly freely around you in the glass-enclosed rooftop dome, get eye-to-eye with Goliath the saltwater crocodile, and meet reptiles, snakes and koalas.

 

2-Day Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest Tour from Cairns /Port Douglas

2-Day Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest Tour from Cairns /Port Douglas

More InfoExplore Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest on a two-day adventure from Cairns or Port Douglas!. Explore the world’s oldest rainforest in Daintree, and spot crocodiles as you cruise down the Daintree River. One night of accommodation and one lunch are included, and you can upgrade to include a Great Barrier Reef snorkelling tour. Select from four-bed quad or twin-share private cabin accommodation, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group two-day tour, limited to 24 people.

 

Classic Kuranda by Skyrail and Scenic Railway Including Rainforestation, Koala and Wildlife Park and Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience

Classic Kuranda by Skyrail and Scenic Railway Including Rainforestation, Koala and Wildlife Park and Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience

More InfoJoin a full day tour to Kuranda, in World Heritage-listed rainforest. Experience the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park including Army Duck tour, the Koala and Wildlife Park, the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, lunch, the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

 

Kuranda Highlights including Rainforestation Aboriginal Culture and Wildlife

Kuranda Highlights including Rainforestation Aboriginal Culture and Wildlife

More InfoJoin a full day tour to Kuranda, in World Heritage-listed rainforest. Experience the award-winning Rainforestation including Army Duck tour, the Koala and Wildlife Park and the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience. Roundtrip transport by air-conditioned coach from Cairns to Kuranda is included.

 

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary- Virtual Interactive Tour With Private Guide

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary- Virtual Interactive Tour With Private Guide

More InfoExplore Australia's largest butterfly sanctuary and meet its colourful residents from the comfort of your own home on this virtual tour. Let our expert sanctuary guides show you the incredible butterflies answering any questions you have and also explaining exciting species facts !! You will have this tour to yourself or the members in our household and will be one on one with the guide.

This virtual tour is conducted via Zoom and will be live in Australian Eastern Standard Time, prior to the selected tour time an email will be sent with the zoom link for you to join the tour

 

Kuranda Day Trip from Cairns by Scenic Railway and Skyrail Including Army Duck Rainforest Tour

Kuranda Day Trip from Cairns by Scenic Railway and Skyrail Including Army Duck Rainforest Tour

More InfoJoin a full day tour to Kuranda, in World Heritage-listed rainforest. Experience the award-winning rainforestation Army Duck Rainforest Tour with an experienced tour guide. You'll travel to Kuranda by Kuranda Scenic Railway and return by Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

 

Skip the Line: Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park Ticket

Skip the Line: Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park Ticket

More InfoExplore Australia's World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest at the Rainforestation Nature Park in Kuranda. The park is set on 100 acres (40 hectares) of pristine rainforest within five minutes of Kuranda village, accessible from Cairns by road or by the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or the Kuranda Scenic Railway (transport between Cairns and Kuranda is not included). This eco-friendly Kuranda attraction offers three unique experiences: the Army Duck Rainforest Tour with Tropical Fruit Orchard, Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, and the Koala and Wildlife Park.

 

Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld Admission Tickets

Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld Admission Tickets

More InfoCombine two of Kuranda’s most popular wildlife experiences with visits to both the Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld. Encounter Australia’s weird and wonderful animals including koalas, wallabies and wombats at the Kuranda Koala Gardens, then enter a rainforest habitat at Birdworld to see lorikeets and cockatoos. It’s a great way to spend a family-friendly day in the Cairns area!

 

Kuranda Wildlife Experience Thee Attraction Pass

Kuranda Wildlife Experience Thee Attraction Pass

More InfoSee Koala's, wombats, see rare and endangered Bilby, Quokka, and much more. Walk in a free flight aviary to see over 60 species of beautiful Australian and exotic tropical birds. See more than 1500 superb tropical butterflies including the spectacular Ulysses butterflies.

 

Kuranda Koala Gardens General Entry Ticket

Kuranda Koala Gardens General Entry Ticket

More InfoSee the north's only nocturnal exhibit for night-loving marsupials. See Bilbies, visit our pioneering history exhibits. See Lizards and Crocodiles, Quokkas, and Wombats and most of all see Koalas. Join in the 2.30pm Marsupial presentation.

 

Outer Reef Pontoon Cruises Experience from Cairns

Outer Reef Pontoon Cruises Experience from Cairns

More InfoTravel by air-conditioned catamaran from Cairns Marina to our Moore Reef Pontoon on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, perfectly positioned and equipped for you to explore this reef that is teeming with colourful coral and fascinating fish.

Spend 4 hours exploring the reef by taking advantage of the free inclusions such as unlimited glass bottom boat & semi-submersible tours, an ocean kid's enclosed pool, tropical buffet lunch with prawns, all snorkelling equipment, underwater observatory, marine life touch tank & fish feeding.
The pontoon also features a sundeck to relax in the sun and look out over the turquoise waters in between activities. That's also where you'll find the waterslide - the only theme park waterslide on the reef!

Dial up the adventure and add on optional extras like include Introductory or Certified diving, Seawalker Helmet dive, Guided Snorkel Safari, Scenic helicopter flight or stay overnight with Sunlover by Starlight.

 

Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns

Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns

More InfoSee Australia's unique animals and birds in their natural environment on a rainforest wildlife-spotting tour in the Atherton Tablelands. Led by an expert nature guide, your small-group nocturnal tour visits a number of locations including lush tropical rainforest and a volcanic crater lake. See tree kangaroos, lizards and musky rat kangaroo by day, and search for platypus at dusk. Enjoy afternoon tea at Lake Barrine and dinner at a country restaurant, then go spotlighting for possum, bandicoots, owls, bats and tree kangaroos by starlight on this fascinating nocturnal wildlife tour.

 

Coral Sea Dreaming: Overnight Dive, Snorkel and Sail Experience from Cairns

Coral Sea Dreaming: Overnight Dive, Snorkel and Sail Experience from Cairns

More InfoSail the path less traveled to breathtaking diving, snorkeling and sight seeing with Coral Sea Dreaming. Taking only a maximum of 12 guests and offering both shared and private accommodation, Coral Sea Dreaming is a unique 2 day and 1 night live aboard experience with access to over 29 moorings spread over the best reefs Cairns has to offer. Proud to be the owner of one of the very few introductory night diving licences in Australia, we offer both certified and introductory diving, as well as dive courses and stunning snorkeling sites. Coral Sea Dreaming is an experience of a lifetime so we would love for you to come share your Coral Sea Dreams with us!!

 

Wet Tropic Escapades

Wet Tropic Escapades

More InfoDiscover the hidden gem of the Wet Tropics, The Cairns Hinterland. Travel in style in your own privately driven vehicle with a home grown local at the wheel to give you the best insights into the region.

Start your day with a complimentary morning beverage before escaping cairns to explore your way through the most biodiverse region on earth. For the past 180 million years, the wet tropics has had very little pressure to adapt, resulting in this little pocket of Australia having ancient species of plant life, birds, reptiles and marsupials.

Enjoy the serenity of a Volcanic Crater Lake. Enjoy lunch on the veranda with a million dollar view of the tallest point in queensland. Finish the day, learning about how one Spanish man released his dream of living in his own castle, one he built by hand in the middle of the Rainforst. 

 

Full Day Rainforest 4WD Tour from Cairns

Full Day Rainforest 4WD Tour from Cairns

More InfoExperience the  World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics from a unique perspective with our ‘eco sensitive 4WD Safari. With only 6 other adventurers, be taken away from the mass marketed touristy areas, into a spectacular and ancient wilderness wonderland offering the most bio-diverse ecosystem in the world. Venture into ‘restrictive access’ areas where you'll find no other crowds or vehicles, no sealed roads, just the genuine ‘Land of the Giants’ as you discover the largest and most ancient rainforest trees and plants in the world. All while being entertained, amused and hopefully educated.

Your journey takes you to places Cairns locals know about and the tourists have not yet discovered. You will be taken through pristine Tropical Rainforest, over seven water crossings and enjoy lunch in a truly relaxing and tranquil setting. The afternoon takes you to the other side of the Great Dividing Range, Aussie Bush, The Outback, ice cream and a waterfall for a cool down.