Being a born and raised in Cairns I don’t often play the tourist role, but when being given the chance to experience Raging Thunder’s canyoning tour this was an offer I could not turn down.
If you are adventurous, brave, somewhat fit, love the outdoors and isn’t afraid of heights, then this is the tour for you!
We started our day early to beat the tropical heat, being ... Read More
FOAMING FURY | WHITE WATER RAFTING | ½ DAY BARRON
Cairns locally owned & operated
What a better time of the year to test out white water rafting than during a FNQ Wet Season!
Foaming Fury offer a half-day fun filled 2 hours of rafting in grade 3 & 2 rapids every afternoon.
With only 20 minutes from Cairns ( pick up or self drive) it is a great way to fil... Read More
Get yourself into the draw and WIN - "A FREE Adult Snorkel voucher"
Down Under Cruise and Dive luxury vessel " Evolution"... Read More
The best way to see the Great Barrier Reef is not just from the water but also from the air on a cruise & fly tour. Jump aboard a fast boat for five hours exploring two different reefs and then experience the thrill and wonder of the world’s largest reef from above on a scenic helicopter flight.
Your day starts early when you board the fast boat, Evolution, and speed out to the outer re... Read More
A must do whilst staying in Cairns is a scenic day trip to Kuranda. This quaint village is nestled in mountaintop rainforest splendour just to the west of Cairns.
Kuranda is accessible by three means: train, cableway or road. But the best method of getting there is by travelling on the historic railway in an old train and returning by the spectacular Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. You can cho... Read More
We often get asked “What can we do for free around Cairns?” There are plenty of options. Free is often just sightseeing on foot, but hiring a car is not free. However it is the freedom to go and see what you want at your own time.
The Waterfall Circuit | Self Drive | South of Cairns is a great option and one w... Read More
Our most popular reef tour sold! Great value for money.
Down Under Cruise and Dive luxury vessel departs from Cairns every day! Evolution is one of the fastest boats with comfortable seats and offered at an affordable price. The crew will give you full rundown of activities offered throughout the day with a bit of humor mixed into the conversation. You get five full hours to spend visiting two re... Read More
Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome
Cairns zoom and wildlife dome is the world’s first challenge rope course in a wildlife park that contains a diverse collection of birds, fish, marsupials, amphibians and reptiles.
You will find cairns zoom in the heart of the cairns CBD on top of the Reef Hotel Casino. Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome offer many activities to keep you entertained including... Read More
Cairns now offer a super quick trip to the outer reef with Skedaddle, designed for those who want to snorkel only! So let’s Skedaddle and do just that!
This boat is a super quick ride of around 45 minutes to a beautiful location on the outer reef area where you can explore and enjoy peace and quiet. A maximum of 36 passengers can travel on ... Read More
Marvel at the spectacular views along a journey of 7.5km of cableway through world Heritage Rainforest!
The skyrail gondola's can take up to 6 persons in a standard and 5 in a glass floor. ( Diamond View)
Skyrail Rainforest cableway is situated in World Heritage listed Barron Gorge National Park. A convenient 15 minute drive from Cairns City (or Getaway on Grafton holiday apartments) ... Read More
With breathtaking views, Atherton Tablelands are regarded as Australia's best ballooning location with over 300 days of Sunshine every year, even when it's raining on the coast!
Carried by the wind, every flight is different. The Chief Pilot will choose the days launch site from the many locations dotted around the Mareeba Valley. As the sun rises so do their balloons, you will be able to... Read More
June to September, Humpback Whales visit Cairns - BOOK HERE for your tours
Humpback Whales are one of Australia's Great Barrier Reef's show offs as they love breaching their huge bodies out of the water.
Whale watching Cairns where you see the beautiful Giant Humpback whales. Humpbacks feed only in summer, in polar waters, and migrate to the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Re... Read More
Based from Port Douglas, you can either drive yourself or get a pick up from the door at Getaway on Grafton. Enjoying the Great Barrier Reef Drive, one of Australia's most beautiful scenic coastal roads.
With a large, spacious, stable activity platform you will get to experience the outer reef in comfort. While not on the continental shelf you are certainly in a large coral garden, with plent... Read More
The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in Australia. You can wonder around in an all-weather tropical rainforest garden home to 2000 magnificent tropical butterflies, you will be enchanted by these elusive wonders of nature.
All butterflies are local rainforest species, including and electric blue Ulysses and the majestic green and yellow Cairns Bird... Read More
Just a short sail from Cairns, Green Island you can snorkel and dive with Ocean Free. Cairns Green Island Snorkel Ocean Free
A Great Barrier Reef & Green Island tour on the Ocean Free was pure indulgence in exclusivity and serenity. The small sailing boat takes only up to 25 guests and on the day I was travelling we were 12 guests. Our skipper was a keen sailor and seemed to be... Read More
After living 3 months in Cairns, I decided to finally fully discover my new hometown. There is no other way to find out more about Cairns then by going on the half-day Cairns Discovery Tour. The very informative, entertaining and comprehensive tour started in the very centre. To be more precise, at the reef fleet terminal to pick up the last passengers that just got off the boat. Yes, you can combine the... Read More
A wonderful day in the tropics - Babinda Kayak
"Coolest way to enjoy the river"
This weekend we had a nice visit from one of our friends from home (Perth). What better way to enjoy what best end part of an afternoon than rowing down the Babinda creek?
We finished up in the office for the day, picked up our trusted guard dog (Betty), and arrived at Garry's property ou... Read More