Visiting Cairns on a cruise ship during your Tropical North Queensland travels? Make the most of your time with these tours and activities! From half day reef tours to adrenaline activities, waterfall tours, and scenic flights, there are lots of amazing things to do in Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef for cruise ship visitors.
Embark on a 9-hour scenic adventure through Barron Gorge’s ancient and World Heritage-listed rainforest via a century-old railway and spend the day exploring the charming and historic township of Kuranda.
Careen through Kuranda Railway’s 15 tunnels, around 93 curves, and over dozens of bridges — all handmade over a century ago!
Immerse yourself in the ancient wonder of Barron Gorge’s dense and lively rainforest.
Ride the Skyrail to the tippity-top of Barron Falls’ Edge Lookout to take in the splendour of the rainforest from above.
Spend the day exploring the quaint and charming township of Kuranda before returning via scenic Skyrail!
Hit Kuranda’s Heritage Markets and discover treasures old and new to remember your journey.