|AAT Kings’ independent
touring City Stopover in Cairns, enjoy a day cruise to The Great Barrier
Reef, trip on the Kuranda train & time to explore independently.
Day 1: Arrive Cairns
On arrival at Cairns Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime, airfare not included). The afternoon is at leisure for you to explore this vibrant city. Take a bushwalk or simply relax in one of the many cafes or on the beach. Browse the Night Markets and the Pier Marketplace.
Hotel: Mercure Harbourside Hotel (standard), The Oasis Resort (superior) or Cairns International (first class), Cairns, 3 nights.
Day 2: Great Barrier Reef
Join the Great Adventures catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a reef education presentation and view the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the Underwater Observatory and the semi-submersible craft. There is the opportunity to go snorkelling and view this natural living wonder up close (equipment provided). Enjoy a delicious tropical buffet lunch. Return to Cairns early evening.
Day 3: Kuranda - Skyrail - Tjapukai
Board the Kuranda train for a historic journey taking you through the scenic countryside behind Cairns. Arrive at the cultural rainforest village of Kuranda with time to wander through the various stalls of the Kuranda Markets. Later, board the Skyrail Cableway that takes you above the canopy of the Barron Gorge National Park. Visit the famous Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Experience the History, Creative and Dance theatres where the legends of the Dreamtime are brought to life.
Day 4: Depart Cairns
You will be transferred to Cairns Airport to connect with your onward flight (flights anytime, airfare not included).