Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive
You can take the half an hour river cruise to view the luscious rainforest along the river. Snorkeling and diving are two other activities that offer one-of-a-kind views of colorful coral formations and a plethora of marine life like sea turtles and “Nemo” himself, just to name a few.
For food trippers, the beach offers a lot of areas to set up a sumptuous lunch. If you like to explore the islands, you can visit some of them at your own leisure time or tap a guide for a more informative tour.
Tjapukai Cultural Park
Don’t let the park’s size fool you. Even if it’s fairly small, Tjapukai Cultural Park offers a very wide range of cultural experiences. Watch performers do all sorts of activities like face painting, spear throwing, playing the didgeridoo and a whole lot more. You can take either the day or the night tours.
By day, you can immerse yourself with the indigenous people’s living history. This is a perfect opportunity for kids to witness live hunting demonstrations from the locals themselves.
Adult trippers can also try their popular tea preparations. By night, the Park offers lots of entertainment where you can enjoy the spectacle of fire-making, spirit performances, the blessing of a didgeridoo and dance around the campfire.
Tropical Horizons Coach Tours Cairns
The Waterfalls and Paronella Park offers one of the region’s most bio-diverse ecosystems. Hop on a four wheel drive and be marveled by the tropical flora and fauna or take a tour at the famed Spanish Castle.
For animal lovers, this is your chance to see the Lumholtzs Tree Kangaroo and other animals including bush pythons, a variety of butterflies and birds, and even the ultra elusive platypus. Explore the southern side of the Atherton Tablelands and enjoy the cruise at the Volcano Crater Lake.
The coach tours also allow you to visit dairy farms. In here, you can gaze upon fat dairy cows and observe how different kinds of cheeses are made, not to mention yoghurts and other organic food treats.
Cairns and Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Cairns, Australia
Sailing, luxury cruising, snorkeling, scuba diving are just a few of the activities you can do at the Great Barrier Reef. The Cairns and Port Douglas regions are easy access points for tourists who want to take a glimpse of this majestic world heritage site.
Snorkeling and diving allow you to see colorful coral formations that are truly inherent to the area. The reef houses schools of fishes and serves as a migrating point for Dwarfe Minke and Humpback whales among other gigantic sea mammals.
Scuba divers can truly enjoy the vast expanse of the reef that is just too wide to cover for a single day.
Kuranda Train & Skyrail Tour
The Skyrail Tour, which usually lasts for 1.5 hours, is a must see even for those who are somewhat afraid of heights. The ride offers magnificent views of the cane fields and tropical rainforests. Travelers can also enjoy a stop at the scenic Barron Falls.
Going up to Kuranda, the train takes you on a historic trip from Cairns traversing steep ravines and hand-carved tunnels. Kuranda is a haven for tourists where they can visit lots of very interesting shops and eateries. The Kuranda village market sells a variety of local art and handcrafted item souvenirs.
It is open every day including weekends for shoppers to splurge and indulge.
Daintree Rainforest Tours
Be enchanted by the magnificence of the Daintree Rainforest. Known as the oldest thriving rainforest in the planet, a tour at Daintree Rainforest lets you swim in the Cassowary Falls and enjoy an hour-long river cruise where you can take pleasure in the sights of wild life, crocs not excluded!
If going to the Mossman Gorge is part of your tour, nature trippers will surely be in for a treat. A walk at Mossman also lets you see the Kuku Yalanji folks for added cultural immersion.
Moreover, you can walk along the suspension bridge across the creek and take pictures of extraordinary fauna like the Boyd’s forest dragon.