Top 10 Things To Do In Cairns!

Ready to explore Tropical Far North Queensland but not sure what to do? Well, get a pen and paper as we're about to list some of the best and most popular day tours and activities around the Cairns Region!


1. Paronella Park

Paronella Park is Queensland's number 1 attraction and with Tour Logistics, you can experience the park like never before with an exclusive, all inclusive day and night tour of Paronella Park! No other tour company in Cairns offers a day out like this!


Discover the inspirational story of Jose Paronella and his childhood dream, after exploring Etty Bay and Cassowary spotting.


Spend the afternoon at Paronella Park experiencing Queensland’s first privately owned Hydro Electricity plant or explore the park at your leisure. Visit the museum and take a look at the many interesting piece’s of history, before taking a stroll across the suspension bridge over the beautiful Mena Creek falls.

At night, experience the ‘Darkness Falls Tour’ as you sit back and enjoy the amazing light show before departing Paronella Park.

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2. Cairns Breweries & Distilleries

Lover of craft beer or award-winning spirits? The Cairns Brewery & Distilleries Tour is for you! Exclusive to Tour Logistics, this adults-only tour is a fun and educational day out!


Visit 5 award-winning, locally owned and operated venues including McCallister’s Brewing Company, FNQ Spirits, Wolf Lane Distillery, Coral Sea Brewing Company and Hemmingway’s  Brewery. 


Enjoy tasting some of the best craft beers and spirits produced in the country, and a cocktail masterclass where you can put your mixologist skills to the test!

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3. Port Douglas Sunday Markets

Port Douglas is on most people's lists of 'places to visit' so Tour Logistics provides guests with a morning tour to the beautiful beach town where you can enjoy some retail therapy at the award-winning Port Douglas Sunday Markets!


Begin the day bright and early at Rusty’s Markets. Established over 40 years ago, this market is a Cairns Tourist icon with colourful stallholders and an abundance of exotic fruits from the region.


Next, travel north along the beautiful ocean range to famous Port Douglas and explore the markets over looking the Coral Sea. Go stall to stall, admiring the beautiful hand-made, local crafts and tasting locally produced food.

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4. Kuranda Scenic Train & Skyrail

Experience one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia as you wind through the world heritage-listed rainforest framed by mountains and waterfalls on the Kuranda Scenic Train!


The famous railway takes you on a journey from Cairns to the rainforest village, Kuranda, where you will pass Barron Gorge and the spectacular Barron Falls. Once you arrive in Kuranda, you can enjoy a range of interesting attractions such as Koala Gardens, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Birdworld, along with a unique shopping experience.


For the journey back, hop aboard the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and experience stunning views over and deep into Australia’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, before finishing with a spectacular panoramic view of Cairns.


5. Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

While holidaying in Cairns make it a must to visit Hartley's Crocodile Adventures! The 10-hectare wildlife sanctuary and ecotourism park is the largest wildlife attraction in Northern Australia and is a must do for all visitors to the tropics!


Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is now the largest wildlife attraction in Northern Australia and is a ‘must do’ for all travellers to Cairns.


Spend the day exploring the park at your own leisure or enjoy one of the many daily shows, before hoping on the boat cruise where you can get up close to feeding crocodiles. You're sure to have a snapping good time!


6. Cairns Aquarium

Visit the Reef without leaving land when you visit the Cairns Aquarium!


The Cairns Aquarium is the only aquarium in the world dedicated exclusively to the habitats and tropical species of marine life known to Far North Queensland. Explore the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Wet Tropics, Gulf Savannah and Cape York Regions without leaving Cairns!


There are over 16,000 animals and unique opportunities to get up close to some of the world's most fascinating, elusive or deadly creatures!

So if you get sea sick but don't want to miss out on a reef trip, the Cairns Aquarium is for you!


7. Great Barrier Reef

Anyone who visits Cairns makes it a priority to book either a half day or full day trip to the Great Barrier Reef! The hardest part is picking which part of the reef to visit...


Wanting to snorkel or scuba dive? The Agincourt Reef on the outter reef is for you!

Just want to relax on a tropical island for a day? Book a trip to Green Island, Fitzroy Island or the Franklin Islands. The choices are endless!


8. Daintree Rainforest & Cape Tribulation

The Daintree Rainforest is believed to be one of the three oldest rainforests in the world with unique plants and animals found nowhere else! So why not spend the day exploring!


Starting at Mossman Gorge, you can journey through the Daintree Rainforest on your own or with a tour guide. And as you make your way through, keep an eye out for crocodiles, birds and other wildlife!


After crossing the Daintree, you will find yourself in Cape Tribulation. This breath-taking coastal region is where rainforest meets the reef!


9. AJ Hackett

Are you an adrenaline junkie? If your answer is yes! then this is the day trip for you!

AJ Hackett Cairns is Australia's only bungy jump at 50m high with Australia's only multi-person jungle swing! AJ Hackett also offers the world's only with 16 style bungy jump menu and world's only BMX bungy jump! Can't get much more adrenaline packed than that!


10. Hot Air Ballooning

Wake up bright and early , and experience the unique sensation of floating in a hot air balloon above the Atherton Tablelands! Enjoy the picturesque landscape at dawn and relax in the wide open spaces!


Now that we have given you a few suggestions on things to do in Cairns, it's time to pick your tours and get exploring!


Happy Holidaying!

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