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1 Day Aboriginal Rock Art Tour

1 Day Aboriginal Rock Art Tour The Aboriginal rock art sites of the Nugal-warra are about 40 minutes drive from Cooktown. Join Nugal-warra Elder Willie Gordon on the Rainbow Serpent Tour which takes you through a dramatic landscape to six rock art sites, including the Rainbow Serpent Cave and an ancestral Birth Site.
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Price From: $390
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14,000ft Tandem Skydive - Cairns

14,000ft Tandem Skydive - Cairns The Great Barrier Reef provides the backdrop for this exhilarating tandem skydiving experience over Cairns. Includes free transfers, full training, all equipment, 14,000ft tandem skydive and jump certificate.
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Price From: $299
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20min Rainforest and Beaches Scenic Heli Flight

20min Rainforest and Beaches Scenic Heli Flight See Cairns from a completely different perspective! Relax as we take you on the scenic flight of a lifetime, as you fly high over some of the most beautiful areas surrounding Cairns for 20 minutes. Take in the stunning views from the Barron Gorge to the pristine northern beaches in a helicopter!
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Price From: $225
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60min Reef and Rainforest Helicopter Scenic Flight

60min Reef and Rainforest Helicopter Scenic Flight Take up the awesome opportunity to glide high above the lush tropical canopy of pristine Rainforest, Kuranda, the Barron Gorge, Stoney Creek Falls and the Great Barrier Reef in a 60 minute scenic helicopter flight over Cairns and its stunning surrounds!
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Price From: $490
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7 Day Cape York Fly / Drive Camping Safari

7 Day Cape York Fly / Drive Camping Safari Experience a 7 day camping safari from Cairns to Cape York. Includes, Cooktown, Lakefield National Park, Musgrave, Weipa, Fruitbat Falls, Thursday Island, The Top, flight between Cairns and Horn Island. All meals as per itinerary.
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Price From: $2049
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9 Day Cape York Fly / Drive Accommodated Tour

9 Day Cape York Fly / Drive Accommodated Tour Experience a 9 day fully accommodated tour from Cairns to Cape York. Highlights include: Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Lakefield National Park, Lotus Bird Lodge, Weipa, Fruit Bat Falls, Thursday Island, Horn Island, The Top, scenic flight. All meals as per itinerary.
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Price From: $4045
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9 Day Cape York Fly / Drive Camping Safari

9 Day Cape York Fly / Drive Camping Safari Experience a 9 day camping safari from Cairns to Cape York. Highlights include: Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Lakefield National Park, Iron Range National Park, Weipa, Twin Falls, Thursday Island, The Top, flight from Cairns to Thursday Island. All meals as per itinerary.
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Price From: $2350
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9000ft Tandem Skydive - Cairns

9000ft Tandem Skydive - Cairns The Great Barrier Reef provides the backdrop for this exhilarating tandem skydiving experience over Cairns. Includes free transfers, full training, all equipment, 9000ft tandem skydive and jump certificate.
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Price From: $214
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Aboriginal Bama Way Discovery Tour - 3 Day

Aboriginal Bama Way Discovery Tour - 3 Day The Bama Way is a 3 day tour from Cairns and Port Douglas north to Cooktown. The Bama Way links 3 Aboriginal-owned & operated tours operated by the traditional custodians. Each tour provides a unique experience which will teach you about different aspects of Aboriginal culture and life.
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Price From: $899
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Aboriginal Cultural Rainforest Dining Experience

Aboriginal Cultural Rainforest Dining Experience Be transported into a world beyond your imagination so relaxing and uplifting for your soul you will never want to leave. A completely intimate, natural experience without compromising on comfort or safety. Ten minutes from Port Douglas, 50 minutes from Cairns and a world away from the everyday.
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Price From: $217
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Aboriginal Cultural Rainforest Dining Experience

Aboriginal Cultural Rainforest Dining Experience Be transported into a world beyond your imagination so relaxing and uplifting for your soul you will never want to leave. A completely intimate, natural experience without compromising on comfort or safety. Ten minutes from Port Douglas, 50 minutes from Cairns and a world away from the everyday.
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Price From: $217
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Atherton Tableland Food Trail Tour

Atherton Tableland Food Trail Tour A day of sightseeing with Food Trail Tours explores the varied landscapes and what local food & wine producers offer. Your day, full of tastings, includes tropical fruit wines, macadamia and coffee plantations, as well as a cheese factory and a hint of chocolate.
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Price From: $77
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Balloon & Champagne Breakfast ex Port Douglas

Balloon & Champagne Breakfast ex Port Douglas Float over the Atherton Tablelands & experience the wonder & silence of hot air ballooning. Even better, weather conditions allow this to be the ballooning capital of the world - it's just like a balloon fiesta everyday with so many colourful balloons & after a delicious hot breakfast with champagne
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Price From: $170
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Ballooning & Champagne Breakfast

Ballooning & Champagne Breakfast Float over the Atherton Tablelands & experience the wonder & silence of hot air ballooning. Even better, weather conditions allow this to be the ballooning capital of the world - it's just like a balloon fiesta everyday with so many colourful balloons & after a delicious hot breakfast with champagne
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Price From: $150
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Barron River Half Day Rafting ex Port Douglas

Barron River Half Day Rafting ex Port Douglas Feel the rush of white water rafting! Join us for some true fun and excitement on the Barron River. We are a vibrant, innovative and highly professional company utilising the latest in white water technology to ensure you an exhilarating yet safe half day trip.
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Price From: $119
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Barron River Rafting - Half Day ex Port Douglas

Barron River Rafting - Half Day ex Port Douglas The Barron River is North Queensland's most exciting half day tour. Feel the rush of white water rafting within the awesome wilderness of Australia's tropical rainforests.
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Price From: $105
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Best of Cairns (452)

Best of Cairns (452) Gray Line's exclusive Best of Cairns tour exemplifies the character of Far North Queensland. The highlights of Cairns, tropical gardens, beach resorts, crocodiles, kagaroos and "true blue" Outback Aussies.
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Price From: $101
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Bloomfield Falls 4WD Tour

Bloomfield Falls 4WD Tour Departing daily from Port Douglas we explore one of the last true remaining rainforest wilderness areas. Discover the timeless Bloomfield River Falls which can only be discovered after a 33km 4WD trip via the Bloomfield Track.
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Price From: $135
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Bungy Jump & T-Shirt Package - Cairns

Bungy Jump & T-Shirt Package - Cairns 54321 Bungy challenge the limits of your mind and test the edge of fear by leaping off a 50-metre rainforest bungy.
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Price From: $129
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Cairns Airport Shuttle Transfers to Port Douglas

Cairns Airport Shuttle Transfers to Port Douglas Also servicing Turtle Cove & Thala Beach Be met by your driver in the arrivals hall at Cairns Airport with your name on a sign board and transferred to your accommodation reception in air-conditioned comfort.
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Price From: $30
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Cairns Airport Transfers to Palm Cove

Cairns Airport Transfers to Palm Cove Also servicing Yorkeys Knob, Trinity Beach, Kewarra Beach and Clifton Beach. Be welcomed by our driver in the arrivals hall with your name on a sign board and transferred to your accommodation reception in air-conditioned comfort.
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Price From: $15
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Cairns In A Day - Gone Wild - Full Day Package

Cairns In A Day - Gone Wild -  Full Day Package Enjoy a full morning zoo program, experience an awesome 30 minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef to our exclusive pontoon at North Hastings Reef, enjoy a tropical lunch and then finish with a glass bottom boat viewing coral.
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Price From: $325
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Cairns In A Day - Kuranda

Cairns In A Day - Kuranda Enjoy a historical scenic train journey to Kuranda, experience an awesome 30 minute scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef, and spend the afternoon onboard the Osprey V reef cruise.
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Price From: $383
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Cairns Night Zoo - Self Drive

Cairns Night Zoo - Self Drive A great fun night out! Includes fantastic Aussie BBQ dinner, with beer and wine. Join the spotlighting tour, to meet the creatures of the night.( owls, crocs, bandicoots etc). Cuddle a Koala (extra cost),have billy tea and damper with the kangaroos and dance with the good old Aussie Bush Band.
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Price From: $49
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Cairns Shopping Tour

Cairns Shopping Tour Air-conditioned coach transfers from your accommodation to DFO Direct Facory Outlets + Cairns Candle Factory + Wholesale Seafood Market and return.
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Cairns Sunset Cruise

Cairns Sunset Cruise See Cairns at its best - on a sunset cruise! Enjoy a glass of bubbly or a beer as you literally sail off into the sunset. The exotic scenery, the colours, the sounds - Trinity Inlet is heaven at dusk. This award-winning tour operator aims to please. 90 mins and nibbles - there's no reason to resist!
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Cairns Sunset Cruise

Cairns Sunset Cruise What better way to start your evening than with a sunset cruise aboard our modern, air-conditioned 14 metre catamaran. Relax and take in the peacefulness of the Trinity Inlet as the sun sets for the day. A great way to see the Cairns CBD come to life for the evening with its city sparkling lights.
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Cairns Sunset Cruise

Cairns Sunset Cruise See Cairns at its best - on a sunset cruise! Enjoy a glass of bubbly or a beer as you literally sail off into the sunset. The exotic scenery, the colours, the sounds - Trinity Inlet is heaven at dusk. This award-winning tour operator aims to please. 90 mins and nibbles - there's no reason to resist!
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Price From: $29
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Cairns Tropical Zoo - Self Drive

Cairns Tropical Zoo - Self Drive This interactive "hands on" Zoo is set in tropical gardens and is home to 100s of native and exotic animals. Hand feed kangaroos, pat a wombat, cuddle a koala, watch entertaining presentations, including the spectacular free flight bird show! Make own way to zoo. Hours 8:30am-4:00pm
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Cairns Tropical Zoo - Self Drive

Cairns Tropical Zoo - Self Drive This interactive "hands on" Zoo is set in tropical gardens and is home to 100s of native and exotic animals. Hand feed kangaroos, pat a wombat, cuddle a koala, watch entertaining presentations, including the spectacular free flight bird show! Make own way to zoo. Hours 8:30am-4:00pm
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Price From: $16
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Calypso- Introductory Diving - Great Barrier Reef

Calypso- Introductory Diving - Great Barrier Reef Experience the thrill of scuba diving and explore the wonders of the largest collection of coral reefs in the world. See stunning coral and abundant marine life in the Great Barrier Reef. Never dived before? Let us show you how fun it can be!
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Price From: $185
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Cape Tribulation & Bloomfield Falls Day Trip

Cape Tribulation & Bloomfield Falls Day Trip Cape Tribulation & Bloomfield Falls await you! Day trip some of Australia's most spectacular regions in this varied tour. Relax in gorgeous fresh waters, be guided through serene rainforest and learn as you go! Spend a day seeing Cape Tribulation & Bloomfield Falls how they should be seen.
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Price From: $185
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Cape Tribulation & Daintree Eco Tour

Cape Tribulation & Daintree Eco Tour Enjoy a wonderful eco tour that includes the Daintree River and Environmental centre, Cape Tribulation Beach and Mossman Gorge. Our guides will show you the best the Tropical North has to offer with this full day tour
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Price From: $111
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Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Falls Day Trip

Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Falls Day Trip Cape Tribulation & Bloomfield Falls await you! Day trip some of Australia's most spectacular regions in this varied tour. Relax in gorgeous fresh waters, be guided through serene rainforest and learn as you go! Spend a day seeing Cape Tribulation & Bloomfield Falls how they should be seen.
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Price From: $185
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Cape Tribulation and Daintree Eco Experience

Cape Tribulation and Daintree Eco Experience Join us for a small, personalised tour to "where the rainforest meets the reef." Journey to the Wildlife Habitat and the Mossman Gorge. Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch, explore Cape Tribulation Beach and cruise the Daintree River.
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Price From: $78
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Cape Tribulation Day Tour

Cape Tribulation Day Tour Enjoy a full day tour including lunch in the beautiful Cape Tribulation. Highlights include a Daintree River cruise, Cable Ferry Crossing the Daintree River, a refreshing swim at Mossman Gorge and much more!
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Price From: $115
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Cape Tribulation Tour - 7.30am Departure

Cape Tribulation Tour - 7.30am Departure We depart daily from Port Douglas to explore one of the last true remaining rainforest wilderness areas. Discover a timeless world of splendour, with birds, butterflies and amazing lowland rainforest areas in the World Heritage Daintree and Cape Tribulation.
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Price From: $135
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Cape Tribulation Tour - 8.30am Departure

Cape Tribulation Tour - 8.30am Departure Locally owned and operated our safari departs daily from Port Douglas to explore one of the last true remaining rainforest wilderness areas. Discover a timeless world of splendour, with birds, butterflies and amazing lowland rainforest areas in the World Heritage Daintree and Cape Tribulation.
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Price From: $135
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Cape York - 18 Day Adventure Tag Along Tour 2011

Cape York - 18 Day Adventure Tag Along Tour 2011 Join us for a tag along tour from Cairns to Australia's most northerly point, Cape York. In the comfort of your own vehicle our expert guides will help you negotiate the challenging tracks as well as showing you some amazing scenery along the way.
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Price From: $2880
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Cooktown 4WD Drive-Fly Day Tour

Cooktown 4WD Drive-Fly Day Tour Travel by 4WD to the historic township of Cooktown. Your day will see you travelling on one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives through the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park. Enjoy up to 2 hours free time to explore Cooktown before your return flight with Hinterland Aviation.
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Price From: $285
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Cooktown Explorer- 2 Day

Cooktown Explorer- 2 Day If you are into history, botany, adventure, getting away from it all, seeing the rainforest and the outback, or 4 wheel driving then this is the trip for you. Getting there is half the fun with Adventure North Australia.
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Price From: $299
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Coral Sea Island Sailing - Low Isles

Coral Sea Island Sailing - Low Isles Experience the Great Barrier Reef on board our luxury 30 metre sailing catamaran. Take in the excitement of big ship sailing combined with the ultimate in comfort. Let our crew pamper you in the luxurious air-conditioned lounge with its fully licensed bar, or soak up the sun under the sails.
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Price From: $71
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Crocodile Farm & Cruise

Crocodile Farm & Cruise Crocodiles and cruising - this is Cairns! Tropical North Queensland's best attractions are at their best in this one package. Take a cruise up Trinity Inlet, then visit the crocodiles (or vice versa). You'll travel through sugar-cane fields, witness amazing waterbirds and the prehistoric crocs!
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Price From: $59
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Crocodile Farm and Cruise

Crocodile Farm and Cruise Crocodiles and cruising - this is Cairns! Tropical North Queensland's best attractions are at their best in this one package. Take a cruise up Trinity Inlet, then visit the crocodiles (or vice versa). You'll travel through sugar-cane fields, witness amazing waterbirds and the prehistoric crocs!
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Price From: $59
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Cruise / Fly Full Day

Cruise / Fly Full Day Your trip begins with a cruise to the magical Great Barrier Reef aboard our luxury cruiser. Spend the day exploring two reef destinations, followed by lunch, snorkeling, glass bottom boat and semi-sub tours. Conclude your adventure with a scenic helicopter flight over the reef back to Cairns.
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Price From: $360
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Cruise To Green Island With Submarine & Lunch!

Cruise To Green Island With Submarine & Lunch! A cruise to Green Island from Cairns is a beautiful day out. Include a submarine ride with that and lunch, and you've got the best day ever! This amazing cruise day is so relaxing and casual, it's a brilliant way to relax and unwind. These award-winning cruisers want to give you a dream day out.
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Price From: $113
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Cruise To Green Island with Submarine and Lunch

Cruise To Green Island with Submarine and Lunch A cruise to Green Island from Cairns is a beautiful day out. Include a submarine ride with that and lunch, and you've got the best day ever! This amazing cruise day is so relaxing and casual, it's a brilliant way to relax and unwind. These award-winning cruisers want to give you a dream day out.
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Price From: $113
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Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour - Full Day

Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour - Full Day Take a Daintree Tour in comfort! This Daintree Full Day tour lets you explore the Daintree Rainforest's biggest attractions in affordable convenience. Picked up from your Port Douglas accommodation, this Daintree Tour visits Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge, AND includes a sumptuous picnic lunch!
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Price From: $165
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Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour - Full Day

Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour - Full Day Take a Daintree Tour in comfort! This Daintree Full Day tour lets you explore the Daintree Rainforest's biggest attractions in affordable convenience. Picked up from your Port Douglas accommodation, this Daintree Tour visits Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge, AND includes a sumptuous picnic lunch!
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Price From: $165
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Daintree Dreaming Day Tour

Daintree Dreaming Day Tour Walk in the footsteps of the world's oldest living culture featuring Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours. This fun, exclusive tour allows you to join in a real Aboriginal cultural experience, combining pristine natural beauty and unusual wildlife. A day you will never forget!
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Price From: $159
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