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Cairns City Sights Tour - 1/2 day

What's Included

  • No booking or credit card fees
  • Free cancellation available
  • Earn 219 Reward Points per guest
  • Booking protection from Experee
  • Pick-up
  • Gratuities / Tip (optional)

Know before you go

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Weather Dependent: Indoor - N/A
  • Spectators: This experience is not suitable for spectators
  • Animals Allowed: No Animals Allowed

Full Description

Explorer the very best of Cairns, as you discover the highlights with your experienced local guide. 

Your half day afternoon tour begins at the Waters edge of the Reef Fleet Terminal, Marlin Marina, which is the Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.

Cairns Highlights - Discover our vibrant cities history as you immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage unique to Far North Queensland. St. Monica’s Cathedral - Step inside one of the most breathtaking cathedrals in all of Australia, featuring the World's largest themed stained glass windows.Cairns Museum - visit the newly refurbished Cairns Museum., join our exclusive tour in the School of Arts building in the heart of the city to see highlights of yesteryear. *Complimentary re-entry to the museum within 3 days Afternoon Tea at the Botanical Gardens - Experience a true local delight with warm, fresh from the oven scones with strawberry jam and cream and your choice of locally grown Devonshire Tea, Coffee or Hot Chocolate  Flecker Botanic Gardens - Enjoy a professional guided walk through the lush Flecker Botanical Gardens, renown for having one of the best exhibitions in Australia of tropical plants. Meander through the butterfly lined pathways under the green canopy, as your guide explains the various plant and wildlife you see along the way. Stunning Lookout - Cairns' best scenic lookouts. Take in the panoramic hillside views from the most stunning vantage points in Cairns. Lower sections of the Barron Falls - Enjoy a walk at the lower section of the Barron Gorge National Park, Surprise Creek Falls.

Palm Cove - Conclude the day leaving the best for last... simply stunning, Palm Cove.  Choose to stroll along the jetty or feel your toes in the sand as you breathe in the salty sea air and watch the sunset before returning to your accommodate at 6.00pm.


The Cairns City Sights tour was fantastic we were pleasantly surprised by how much we covered in the tour. Roger our tour guide was very professional and amazing with his knowledge and history of Cairns. Roger made the tour amusing and interesting with his humour. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Cairns our highlight was the St Monica's Cathedral the Lookout, Barron Falls, Mayland, and the Devonshire TeaWe look forward to welcoming you on board for an afternoon of discovery

Departure / meeting point

Starting point of the tour is at:
40 Aplin Street,

Cancellation policy = Cancellations received within 24 hours prior to departure is 100% non refundable.
Child Rate = Child ages 4 – 14 years
Family Rate = 2 adults and 2 children
Days of Operation = Monday – Saturday.
Tour does not operate on Sundays or any Queensland public holiday

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About the provider

Cairns Discovery Tours, Cairns City, Queensland

40 Aplin Street,

Wheelchair Friendly
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