Discover Cairns: Cairns River Cruise & City Sights Tour

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Explore Cairns Harbour along the picturesque Cairns Inlet, enjoy lunch on the waterfront before joining your afternoon tour of discovery exploring Australia's most tropical city.


  • Exclusive guided tour of the Cairns Museum
  • Enjoy delicious afternoon tea and guided tour of Cairns Botanic Gardens
  • Visit one of Cairns' beach Palm Cove
  • Learn about the history and heritage of Cairns
  • 1 hour 15 minute Cairns River Cruise


At 9.30AM, Make your way to the Cairns Marlin Marina, A Finger to join your Cairns Calm Water River Cruise. You will explore the stunning sights of the Trinity Inlet and waterfront of Cairns. The extensive and stunning Inlet is mountain & mangrove lined and is a sanctuary for many types of wildlife. The tour meanders through pristine creeks (the home of saltwater crocodiles) and takes in some of the quirky sites of the backwaters of Cairns too. The Cairns River Cruises vessel is spacious so the tour is bespoke and personal and everyone has access to the fantastic views of Cairns. The vessel is fitted with an onboard toilet and clears for comfortable year-round cruising. At 11.30 am- 12 noon - Walk the short distance to the award winning Dundees restaurant on the waterfront. Enjoy a leisurely lunch and take in the views before joining your afternoon city sights tour. At 1:00 pm, you will be collected from the Reef Fleet Terminal to explore Cairns and learn about the city's culture and history.  This tour will include a visit to the Cairns Museum in the School of Arts Building in the heart of the city. Meet a museum guide for an approximate 20 minute exclusive tour in the museum. Included is a complimentary re-entry pass to revisit the museum during your stay in Cairns. Step inside St Monica’s Cathedral to see the world's largest breath-taking stained glass windows. Indulge in a delicious afternoon tea and a guided walk at the Cairns Botanic Gardens. Delight in the stunning city view, mountains, waterfalls at the Lower Barron Gorge National Park. Your final destination is the quiet seaside suburb of Palm Cove Palm, this picture-perfect location, fringed with coconut trees and its’ magnificent paperbark trees. Watch as the sun begins to set before returning to your chosen Cairns or Palm Cove accommodation at approx. 6.00pm.


75 minute Cairns River Cruise Lunch on the waterfront at Dundees Restaurant Half day afternoon tour of Cairns city & highlights Afternoon tea Cairns and Palm Cove Hotel drop off

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