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Cairns Discovery Tours

#71 of 172 Tours in Cairns
Closes in 5 min: 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Open today: 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Cairns Discovery Tours is an interesting and informative afternoon half day tour of Cairns and surrounds with knowledgeable guides. The tour takes in the natural beauty of Cairns and history. Visit the Cairns Museum, St Monica's Cathedral which has...more
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Hours Today: 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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36 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4028 3567
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Our flight departure was delayed until 8pm and although initially annoyed, we decided to take the opportunity to go on this tour. We were delighted that we did. It was a great itinerary and the driver/guide provided an informative commentary that enabled us to obtain...More

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Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your afternoon with us exploring our beautiful city Regards Maryanne

Reviewed 23 August 2018

The tour was packed with the main sights of Cairns with lots of stops at places of interest, such as Cathedral, botanical gardens, museum, lookout and Palm Cove. A very enjoyable and time-effective way to see many key places of interest for new visitors to...More

Thank Ray J
Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and recommendation. We enjoy showcasing our city of Cairns to our visitors.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Cairns half day city highlights tour. Very informative, we were well looked after. Wear walking shoes, bring your camera, as lots to see.

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Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review of our Cairns city sights tour.

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t sure what to expect with a time frame of 5.5 hours with a cost of only $87. But the day planned well after being picked up from the hotel, we learnt a lot of this history of cairns cbd right through to palm cove,...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Our tour guide Brendon was very friendly and helpful. He took us to the botanical gardens where he also paid for our Devonshire Tea/coffee and escorted us around as he explained the features and points of interest. We went to the Museum where we were...More

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Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your city sights tour with us. There is so much to see and know about our beautiful tropical city and we enjoy sharing Cairns and the surrounds with travellers like yourself and mum to our region. Small...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

I was picked up at 12.30 pm and returned to my holiday apartment at 6 pm - definitely plenty of bang for my buck! The tour began in the city, and then we travelled along The Esplanade (beach front). A short stop at the RSL...More

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Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Graeme on our City Sights Tour of Cairns, It is a beautiful city which we enjoy showing our guests. There is a lot more to our city than most people see. Pleased you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

We went on our first day which was a great idea. Our guide Grahame was excellent, his knowlege was incredible and made it a very entertaining and fun trip. I visited things on this tour that I hadn't seen on a previous trip to Cairns...More

Thank Jeanette S
Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your review of our Cairns City Sights & Surrounds tour, Graeme is a wonderful knowledge guide and pleased you had a fun trip with us. Regards Maryanne

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The tour was a little boring. It was not mentioned until we had been on the bus for awhile that the place with the tea and scones, the scenic lookout, and Barron Gorge were closed. We spent 20 minutes at the museum and were told...More

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Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you taking the time to review your Cairns City sights tour with us. Unfortunately due to unprecedented weather prior to your tour with us the lookouts were closed due to landslides and were inaccessible for safety reasons. They have since re-opened. We did add...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

I went on the afternoon tour without the optional Green Island Cruise. This is the perfect tour if you're looking to take it easy and check off some of the fun destinations in Cairns not included in many other tours! Our tour guide and driver...More

Thank Louise D
Maryanne J, Owner at Cairns Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your time with us. Emma is FANTASTIC. Cairns Discovery Tours has been operating for over 20 years and I was very fortunate to purchase the company I worked for 6 years ago. We as...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

My family and I had a great time on the Cairns small group city tour. We enjoyed seeing the St. Monica's Cathedral with all the beautiful stained glass windows, the Cairns Museum with so much interesting history, the Cairns Botanic Gardens were beautiful and the...More

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