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Australia: Day Trips & Extensions


Below are Goway’s Australia day tours and extensions listed in alphabetical order by city (there are many more options we haven’t listed). They combine well with our Austraila stopovers/city breaks. As experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we look forward to being of service to you.

Day Trips

  • Cairns: Brett's Outback Tasting Adventure

    Venture into the Atherton Tablelands to sample an incredible showcase of tropical food and wine. On this foodie tour from Cairns, you’ll pass through a contrasting landscape of rainforest and savannah and feast on a bounty of local goods, including wine, spirits, cheeses, coffee, chocolates, tropical fruits, and nuts.
    Duration:
    11 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Green Island Discovery

    Spend the day exploring Green Island, a stunning 6,000-year-old coral cay that’s perfect for activities on land and sea. Take an eco-walk through the cool rainforest before lounging on the white-sand beach and snorkelling through the surrounding coral reef to see the marine creatures that call the reef home.
    Duration:
    7 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Kuranda Classic with Scenic Railway, Skyrail Cableway and Rainforestation

    Ride a scenic railway to the Kuranda Rainforest where you’ll stroll along rainforest skyways, learn about indigenous culture, and enjoy an Australian BBQ lunch. This exploration of Kuranda also comes with a koala and wildlife tour and a ride on the famous Kuranda Skyrail as you descend the mountain.
    Duration:
    10 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: 4WD Daintree & Cape Tribulation Full Day Tour

    Spend a day exploring the rainforest and amazing landscapes of Cape Tribulation on this 4WD tour. As you traverse the landscape, you’ll cruise the Daintree River to see crocodiles and tropical birds, admire a fringing coral reef at Kulki Lookout, and walk through Mossman Gorge to learn the secrets of one of the world’s oldest rainforests.
    Duration:
    11.75 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Afternoon Barron River Raft Adventure

    Head onto the Barron River to white water raft through shifting rapids and experience the gorgeous landscape of Barron Gorge National Park. This afternoon adventure is perfect for first-time rafters and anyone wanting to experience the excitement of the water.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: ATV Quad Bike Riding Adventure Half Day Tour

    Join Far North Queensland’s best-established quad bike company, Blazing Saddles, for a half day adventure through a working sugar cane farm and alongside billabongs. This adventure is perfect for first-time riders and offers a great adventure where you’ll see all manner of birds and maybe even a crocodile.
    Duration:
    3.15 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Big Day Out Tour

    Explore the Great Barrier Reef and the tropical garden city of Cairns on this big day out. Start with a cruise to beautiful Green Island, where you’ll enjoy white-sand beaches and views of stunning coral gardens. Then return to Cairns and explore the city, visiting Cairns Museum and St. Monica’s Cathedral.
    Duration:
    9 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Bungy Jump

    Get ready to push your limits and break the laws of gravity at the Cairns Bungy site - the home of Australia's first and only Bungy tower. With a world-first Jump Menu offering 16 different jump styles, there's a Jump for everyone. Whether you're a first-time jumper or a seasoned thrill seeker, it is guaranteed you will find a jump to take you out of your comfort zone and beyond! There's nothing like a little adrenalin hit to remind you you're still alive!!
    Duration:
    1.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: City Sights & Surrounds

    Explore the sights and surroundings of tropical Cairns. As you tour the city, you’ll marvel at the world’s largest themed stained glass windows at St. Monica’s Cathedral, tour Cairns Museum, and venture to Barron Gorge National Park and Palm Grove, one of the city’s most picturesque beaches.
    Duration:
    5.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Cooktown 4WD Adventure Full Day Tour

    With the Great Barrier Reef on one side and pristine North Queensland rainforest on the other, the road from Cairns to Cooktown is one of Australia's most spectacular drives. This long, but richly fulfilling day takes you to the Daintree, immersing you in Aboriginal culture, and the Far North Queensland outback.
    Duration:
    15 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
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  • Cairns: Cultural Combo Day Tour

    Explore the culture of Cairns and the surrounding rainforest on this full day tour. Start in the Tjapukai Cultural Park, where you’ll immerse yourself in the Indigenous heritage of the world’s oldest living culture. In the afternoon, delve into the history of Cairns as you see its most popular sights.
    Duration:
    9 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Daintree Dreaming Full Day Tour

    Take a day in Cairns to immerse yourself in the ancient traditions of Australia’s indigenous peoples. Travelling to Cooya Beach, you’ll learn to hunt for fish and mud crab, experience a traditional smoking ceremony, and hike through the oldest living rainforest on the planet and the spectacular Mossman Gorge.
    Duration:
    11.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Go Jungle Surfing Full Day Tour

    Spend your day exploring the World Heritage Site-listed Daintree Rainforest in Queensland’s tropical north. On this full day tour, you’ll visit the Wildlife Habitat where you can handfeed a kangaroo and hug a koala, spot crocodiles along the Daintree River on your river cruise, and jungle surf along zip-lines in the rainforest canopy.
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Go Wild Day Tour

    Head into the wild on the coastal road to Port Douglas and encounter incredible wildlife. See the rare cassowary at the Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, spot crocodiles on a river cruise along the Daintree River, and keep your eyes peeled for tropical birds and koalas on a rainforest walk through Daintree National Park.
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Great Barrier Reef Adventure

    Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with this full-day adventure. As you explore the Outer Reef, you’ll cruise in a semi-sub, visit an underwater observatory, and snorkel or dive through gorgeous coral gardens.
    Duration:
    7 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Green Island and Great Barrier Reef Adventure

    Explore the natural bounty of Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef on this full day tour. Start with a visit to the 6,000-year-old coral cay of Green Island and explore its rainforest and coral reef. Afterwards, cruise through the Outer Barrier Reef and snorkel or dive through incredible underwater gardens.
    Duration:
    9 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Hartleys Crocodile Adventures Full Day Tour

    Visit Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures and join a lagoon cruise through tropical wetlands. Explore the rest of the park with its abundance of wildlife including water birds, turtles, and wallabies. See one of Australia's oldest and best crocodile shows, and if you're feeling brave, get your picture taken holding a crocodile.
    Duration:
    5.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Hot Air Ballooning: 30 Minutes

    Spend 30 minutes in a hot air balloon drifting high over the Cairns Highlands as the sun rises into the sky. On your hot air balloon journey, you’ll enjoy the picturesque landscape at sunrise and be treated to a full Aussie breakfast and a glass of champagne once you land.
    Duration:
    4.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Hot Air Ballooning: 60 Minutes

    Spend 60 minutes enjoying the picturesque landscape of Northern Queensland at sunrise as you drift high above in a hot air balloon. As you fly over the wide-open spaces, you’ll gain a new appreciation for the tropical region before coming down to earth to enjoy a full Aussie breakfast and a glass of champagne.
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Low Isles Sailing Full Day Tour

    Experience blue lagoons and tropical waters an easy day trip from Cairns. Embark on a cruise to the Low Isles, a beautiful small coral cay, complete with blue lagoon and white sandy beaches. Enjoy snorkeling and a buffet lunch while on board the Sailaway IV.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Day Cruise

    Cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef to enjoy a day of snorkelling, diving, and sailing at Michaelmas Cay. On this full-day cruise, you’ll enjoy four hours on the reef, refreshments, food, and tea aboard your five-star catamaran, and exceptional service from the vessel’s dedicated crew.
    Duration:
    8.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Outer Barrier Reef Cruise Full Day Tour

    For an experience of a lifetime, Quicksilver's wave piercing catamarans and friendly crew will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia's Continental Shelf, to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance.
    Duration:
    7 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Private Kuranda Experience Including Skyrail and Scenic Rail

    Join your knowledgeable private guide for an amazing day out to the charming village of Kuranda. Travel to Kuranda by Scenic Rail and return to Cairns by Skyrail. Lunch at a local cafe and a photo with a Koala included.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Rainforest Wildlife Experience Full Day Tour

    Journey into the rainforest with a small group led by a naturalist guide to see some of Australia's rare wildlife up close. This day trip consists of both day and night time touring, giving you the chance to spot a wide variety of creatures like the musky rat kangaroo and duck-billed platypus.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Cairns: Silverswift Outer Barrier Reef Cruise

    Spend a day out on the Great Barrier Reef, exploring incredible diving sites from the comfort of a state-of-the-art vessel. On this reef cruise, you’ll dive sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln, or Thetford, searching for tropical sea life and incredible displays of colour along the world’s largest living structure.
    Duration:
    8.75 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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