Cairns On Your Own

If you’d like to discover Tropical North Queensland at your own pace why not hop onboard the coach to Cairns where you can enjoy three and a half hours of free time to explore the city on your own? There is so much to see and do in Cairns, the main centre of Northern Queensland. Visit Cairns Esplanade, complete with a large swimming lagoon, picnic areas, walking tracks and playground. Or, you could visit The Pier for some shopping and lunch in one of the many beachfront restaurants and cafes. Learn about native flora and fauna with a visit to the Flecker Botanic Gardens, take a step back in time at the Cairns Museum or explore art exhibitions at the Cairns Regional Gallery. And when you’re done, simply meet the coach at a designated time for the return journey.
  • Tour Code


  • Location

    Port Douglas

  • Activity Types

  • Duration

    7 hours

  • Fitness Level


  • Price

    Adult from $69.99
    Children (12 & under) from $69.99



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Cairns On Your Own


Port Douglas

7 hours

Adult: $69.99pp

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If you’d prefer to explore on your own, jump onboard the coach to Cairns and enjoy three and a half hours of free time to discover the city at your own pace.

Kuranda Scenic Railway - Gold Class


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Adult: $229.99pp

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Experience the grand days of rail travel when you enjoy Gold Class service on the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Built between 1882 and 1891 the Kuranda Scenic Railway connects Cairns with the Atherton Tablelands. This extraordinary railway traverses through the Kuranda Mountains, passing magnificent waterfalls, crossing 37 bridges and traveling through 15 tunnels in the Barron Gorge National Park. The views are incredible as you ride this historic passage. You'll travel in supreme comfort with Gold Class accommodations, featuring a restored luxury carriage with brass fittings, plush interior and personal service. Enjoy a selection of appetizers with sparkling wine or beer during your scenic rail trip. Kuranda is a charming Aboriginal township located on the Atherton Tablelands. Enjoy free time to explore its array of shops, galleries and restaurants. A scenic motorcoach ride returns you to port.

Barramundi Farm Fishing - Observer


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Adult: $79.99pp

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Test your angling skills against Australia’s iconic barramundi at a local farm stocked full of large award-winning fish. You’ll also learn about the fish farming industry and the barramundi lifecycle.