Cairns is one of the leading holiday destinations in Australia’s Queensland. The place located in the south of Port Douglas and the world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, is environed by tourist icons agnized all over the world for their immense environmental significance. So, while on Cairns Tours, you have once wrapped up your share of city sightseeing, head for some of the most exciting Excursions from Cairns to unravel its umpteen neighboring wonders as well.
Check out some of the Excursions from Cairns, which is recommended highly by most Cairns Travel Guide:
Magnetic Island : christened by Captain James Cook in 1770, the island abounds the famous National Park known for its rugged landscape with granite boulders, hoop pines and eucalyptus trees. After reveling in the sun-drenched beaches of Cairns coast as a part of your Cairns Sightseeing of Attractions, it is now your turn to choose between those beaches and the 23 beaches and bays of Magnetic island; You will surely be at a loss! Visit to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park fringeing the island and you may come across the northerly colony of free-ranging koala bears residing in this part of Australia.
Hartley’s Creek: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is surely one of the most recommended Trips from Cairns. Located on the magnificent coastal drive 40km north of Cairns, this working crocodile farm is famed world over for its quirky 'Crocodile Attack Show'.
Museum of Tropical Queensland: designed to tell stories of the high seas, the natural and human history of tropical Queensland, this interactive and state-of-the-art fun museum is indeed one of the topmost trumpcards of Cairns City Excursions.
Skyrail: Surely one of the best of all Trips from Cairns- the Skyrail rainforest cableway traveling nearly 7.5 km from the Caravonica Terminal to the village of Kuranda ensures you ultimate thrill and excitement. En route you can alight at two stations transitorily to explore the boardwalks that have been built in the heart of the forest.
Kuranda Railway: Stretching upwards for 34 km from Cairns to Kuranda, this 100-year-old Kuranda rail line surely constitutes one of the most eventful Excursions from Cairns. Savor the breathtaking panoramic views of the tropical rainforest while the train makes way through 15 winding tunnels, 98 breathtaking curves, and traverseing 40 bridges!
Paronella Park: the imaginative brainchild of the young-n-talented entrepreneur, Jose Paronella, this place near Mena Creek has been been used as a set for several movies.
Daintree Rainforest: It is a virtual sin to miss out on the oldest tropical rainforest still surviving on earth’s surface.
Great Barrier Reef: Hold your breath- because this is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world and home to some of the enigmatic endangered species like the green loggerhead turtle. This is also a breeding site for humpback whales.
Half Day Kayaking Tour - The Double Island Sea Kayaking tour is a must inclusion of your trips off the coast of Cairns.
Cairns is a real cornucopia of natural wonders, Zoom in to it to explore all of them anew
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