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  • The Esplanade view in Cairns - a great spot to hang out on Australia vacations.

Our Cairns Tours 

Cairns is a small city in the tropical north of Queensland and is best known as the Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, one of Australia’s most popular destinations. It enjoys easy access to rainforests, tropical islands, reefs and mountains. Not far away, you can enjoy world-class diving or snorkeling, getting close to schools of tropical fish and abundant marine life on your Australia vacation.

Cairns Vacation Highlights 

In the city itself, go for a stroll along the Promenade and dip your toes in the very large saltwater lagoon in the centre of the city. Explore the picturesque coastal drive towards Port Douglas and board a catamaran to the Great Barrier Reef.

Hop on the century old scenic train to the rainforest village of Kuranda, famous for its markets, and experience an aboriginal “dreamtime” walk and cultural performance. Cairns is also a great place to go walking as there are nearly 200 walking tracks around the city.

To the north of the city are a number of excellent beaches perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

If time allows, travel to the Daintree Rainforest, the world’s oldest surviving tropical rainforest, where you can explore the trails or experience a unique guided rainforest tour.

Book one of our Australia vacations today and start exploring!

"Globetrotting with Goway" blog articles

For some additional reading, the following articles are from our blog “Globetrotting with Goway”….. a great source of information for those people who are, or who want to be, world travellers!

Say G’Day to Australia’s Best Cities (that aren’t Sydney or Melbourne!)

What to Expect on an Outer Great Barrier Reef Trip

Three Great Alternatives to the Classic Trip Downunder

Goway’s Waltzing Matilda Ups the Ante on Australia and New Zealand Travel

Discover the Great Barrier Reef on a scUber Adventure

Top Natural Beauty Spots to See on a Downunder Vacation to Australia and New Zealand

Plan Your Perfect Australia Escape

 

 


 

Australia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Australia vacations. 

Learn about the history and culture of Australia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Australia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Australia for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Australia vacations today!

 

Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Australia vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from  our selection of New Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Australia.

 

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Cairns, Australia

  • Revitalise on the Reef: Cairns to Cairns

    Recharge your body and mind as you discover the stunning underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend a week aboard the Coral Discoverer and take part in daily wellness workshops as you explore the Queensland coastline and dive through the Ribbon Reefs and Osprey Reef.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,108
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Cruises & Sailing
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  • Rock & Reef

    In just one week, experience two of Australia’s top attractions; the legendary and iconic outback and tropical North Queensland with its rainforests and stunning Great Barrier Reef.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,337
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Sepik Soiree Luxury Adventure Cruise (from Cairns)

    Cruise to the remote islands of Papua New Guinea. Trade for exquisite wood carvings at riverside markets on the Sepik River, snorkel to spot manta rays and barracudas in the turquoise blues of the Hermit Atoll and cast a line for sailfish off Rambutyo Island.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 17,634
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Luxury and Beyond
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  • Silky Oaks Lodge: Stay of Distinction

    Situated on the Mossman River, luxurious Silky Oaks Lodge adjoins Daintree National Park with the Great Barrier Reef nearby, making it the ultimate spot to explore Far North Queensland.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,397
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Tropical North in Style

    Enjoy the Tropical North in style with helicopter rides and cruises to the Great Barrier Reef. Visit Mossman Gorge, the mighty Daintree River and the hidden treasure “Stingray Bay”.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,594
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Tropical Suntanner Trip for 18 to 39 Year Olds

    This trip is all about sun, sea, and gorgeous scenery! Take in all Cairns has to offer, then feel the wind in your hair as you sail the unbelievable Whitsundays. Along the way, there's scuba diving, snorkelling, and simply floating above The Great Barrier Reef on this ultimate Queensland trip, geared to the under 40s.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,267
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings, Single Friendly
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  • Ultimate Australia

    This ultimate itinerary stands out among trips to Australia with some of its most unique destinations like Sydney, Ayers Rock, Cape Tribulation, and Lizard Island with equally unique and luxurious accommodation.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,572
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Value Grand Australia: Escorted Vacation: Cairns to Sydney

    Join an extended tour of the Queensland Coast and the Great Barrier Reef and experience tropical resorts, some on the Reef itself. You will discover rainforests and tablelands as well as visit Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo and have time to enjoy swimming, water sports and more.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,489
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Working Holiday Package: Work & Play Downunder

    Goway Travels Work & Holiday packages are a great intro to life in Australia and New Zealand and are tailored to the needs of participants seeking a unique experience and those wanting to supplement their living and travel expenses while exploring the many sites and wonders Australia and New Zealand have to offer.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings
    Australia See Trip Details
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