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Cairns Discovery Tours

36 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
4028 3567
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USD 67.61*
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Small-Group Cairns City Tour with Optional Green Island Cruise
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Cairns Discovery Tours is an interesting and informative 1/2 day tour of Cairns that is led by expert, knowledgeable guides. This tour takes in the natural beauty of Cairns and offers a wealth of knowledge on its history. You will see the busy wharves, harbour and the diverse industrial areas beyond the city.Visit St Monica's Cathedral which has the world's largest themed stained glass and peace windows.Enjoy a spectacular guided walk through the Flecker botanical gardens.Take in the panoramic hillside views from the best lookouts. Indulge in a devonshire tea, coffee or hot chocolate and scrumptious scones for afternoon tea Enjoy a walk at the lower section of the Barron Gorge National Park and take in the beautiful rugged mountains, ravines and tumbling waterfalls and to end a perfect afternoon a stroll along simply stunning Palm Cove jetty or a wander along the beach. City Pick ups from 12.30pm, City return aprox 6.00pm, Northern Beaches Pick up from 12.00pm and return approximately 5.15pm
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“half day tour” (18 reviews)
“palm cove” (20 reviews)
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36 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
4028 3567
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to the Cairns Sight Seeing Tour and was very disappointed when I received a phone call telling me the tour was cancelled because the driver was "sick" Surely a stand by driver would be available.More

Thank ronbyrne
Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We sincerely apologies that we had to cancel our tour due to our driver guide being sick. Being a small company our back up guide was away on holidays. We tried to contact previous guides who had worked for us who were not available. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an afternoon with Brendan and what could have been a fairly 'ordinary' afternoon tour was one of the highlights of our trip due to our guide Brendan. He has a wonderful ability to read one's personality in about 2 seconds flat and the...More

Thank Jenski_12
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had already seen a fair bit of Cairns, but Eric our guide showed us just how much we missed previously. A very enjoyable afternoon out and about the city.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I was a bit apprehensive when I booked this tour only to find that I got more than I bargained for.Eric the coach driver cum tour guide was absolutely brilliant.He was very informative and knew his subject matter.I have travelled widely both nationally and internationally...More

Thank Chettye2
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This tour was fabulous (as I expected from my previous experience with this company) The sights are unusual and interesting including the wharves and dock area of Cairns, Saint Monicas Cathedral, Copperlode Dam Lookout, the magnificent Botanical Gardens and my favourite - The Barron Gorge,...More

Thank Lainie F
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Apologies for being biased, but "cheer-leading" is not my style. It is OK ones in a while, but not more often. We had taken several daily trips. Here are the highlights:(i) fairly well organized, (ii) on time, (iii) helpful staff, (iv) basic food, (v) outdated...More

Thank niksk001
Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Hello, I'm a little confused by your review and as the owner of Cairns Discovery Tours I would very much like to know more. Please email at bookings@cairnsdiscoverytours.com so I can go into further details as to your review. What date did you travel? did...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

One of the very few tours in Cairns that actually focuses on the sights, attractions and facts rather than tooting their own horn and trying to sell you stuff. The whole afternoon was very laid back and personal, all the stops were amazing and our...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A big thank you to Eric from Discovery tours for the informative and excellent Cairns half day tour.

Thank Magdalene C
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Did the afternoon tour & was fantastic. Our tour guide Eric had so much knowledge of Cairns & also the environment when going through the Botanical Gardens. Saw much of Cairns including outer areas such as Baron Falls & Palm Cove. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a tour today around cairns The botanical gardens and the gorge then palm cove Our driver Brendan was the best very informative and funny thoroughly enjoyed the day would highly recommend ask for Brendan

Thank Deborah H
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