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Cairns: Half-Day City Sightseeing Tour

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Discover the vibrant history of Cairns and its rich cultural heritage on this half-day sightseeing tour of the city and surrounding area with a local friendly guide.

Highlights

  • Discover St Monica's Cathedral showcasing the world's largest themed stained-glass windows
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Far North
  • Enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea at a local cafe before visiting a Cairns scenic lookout
  • Visit Surprise Creek Falls and stunning Palm Cove Beach
  • Experience a guided tour at Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens

Description

Following pickup in an air-conditioned vehicle, start the day at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin Marina. Admire the breathtaking cathedral of St. Monica's, which features the world's largest themed stained glass windows. Discover the city's vibrant history and rich cultural heritage with a visit to the newly refurbished Cairns Museum. Housed in the School of Arts building, enjoy the exclusive 20-minute guided tour of the museum with a local expert. Travel to the leafy suburb of Edge Hill for a guided walk through the Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens, renowned for having one of the best exhibitions of tropical plants in Australia. Explore the butterfly-lined pathways under the green canopy as your guide explains the various plants you see along the way. Enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea of homemade scones served with jam and cream and a choice of tea or coffee at a local cafe before continuing to one of Cairns scenic lookouts with panoramic views of the city and the Coral Sea. Visit the Lower Barron Gorge National Park and Surprise Creek Falls. Continue further north to stunning Palm Cove, lined with old paperbark trees. Stroll to the end of the jetty to enjoy the stunning beach setting and natural surroundings before being returned to your hotel.

Includes

Informative guide Hotel pick-up and drop off Air-conditioned coach with 20 seats 20-minute guided tour in Cairns Museum Entry to St. Monica's Cathedral Botanic Gardens interpretive walk Afternoon tea Scones, jam and cream Cairns scenic lookout Re-entry to the Cairns Museum during your stay Visit to Lower Barron Gorge, including the Surprise Creek Falls Visit to the stunning Palm Cove Beach
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