Welcome to Cairns Discovery Tours.
Cairns City Sightseeing tour, locally owned and operating since 1995.
Cairns Discovery Tours is an afternoon half-day Cairns tour that has become a highlight for many visitors. A great tour and introduction to Cairns. You can combine the Cairns City Sights Tour with Green Island, the Cairns Aquarium, or the Cairns Dinner Cruise to enjoy a full day experience of Cairns and our region of Tropical North Queensland.
Being a local owner-operator, we appreciate you booking directly with us and recommend booking in advance especially, during school holidays and the Christmas holiday time to avoid disappointment. Booking online requires payment at the time of the booking, however I can arrange payment to be made 7 days before your arrival. Please call or email me with your booking enquiries.
As a local of 28 years, I can help you with the numerous experiences available. Great Barrier Reef Tours, Fitzroy and Green Island, Atherton Tablelands Food & Wine Tour, The Daintree Rainforest, Cooktown Tours, Kuranda Train and Skyrail, Tours to the Port Douglas Markets, White water rafting, Hot Air Balloon Flights, and Helicopter scenic flights just to name a few.
Happy to share my extensive local knowledge with you of the best water holes, car hire, beaches, dining experiences, picnic areas, boat hire, fishing and cultural experiences.
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Change or cancel your booking with peace of mind, you will receive a full refund for cancellations prior to 24 hours
Contact Maryanne on (07) 40283567 – for assistance with your holiday and tour bookings.
OUR MOST POPULAR TOURS
Cairns City Sights Tour & Surrounds
Enjoy an afternoon learning about Cairns city’s rich history, and glimpses of our cultural heritage as you explore some of Cairns’ most iconic landmarks. Visit the Cairns Museum, St Monica’s Cathedral, and its breathtaking stained glass windows. Discover the unique flora of the tropics with a guided walk through the Cairns Botanic Garden and indulge in a delicious afternoon tea. Take in the stunning city views, mountains, and waterfalls and visit one of our northern beaches, stunning Palm Cove in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle.
Monday to Saturday 12.30pm – 6.00pm $89.00 per adult $55.00 per child – Includes return hotel transfers from Cairns, Palm Cove, Northern Beaches and Trinity Links pick up available $15.00 per adult $7.50 per child
Atherton Tablelands Food & Wine Day Tour from Cairns, Palm Cove & Port Douglas $225.00 adults only
Enjoy the tastes of Tropical North Queensland on this boutique food and wine small group adventure. Travel though a variety of contrasting landscapes as you discover the Atherton Tablelands.
Lush rainforest, stunning ochre Savannah plains and rich volcanic soil allowing our farmers to grow many diverse crops.
Port Douglas Market Day Tour
Cairns 8.00am – 4.30pm
Northern Beaches 8.30am
Adult $128.00 Child (4-14yrs) $78.00
Enjoy some retail therapy to the award winning Port Douglas Markets. Lots of delicious treats to enjoy and keep you cool whilst wandering around the marketplace under the trees, stalls full of unique and handcrafted goodies found only in this northern corner of paradise.
Source out a bargain or chase down that nik nak you need for holiday gifts!
2 Day Reef and Rainforest
Depart Daily $380 adult $240.00 child $980.00 Family
Day 1 Great Barrier Reef Tour – Evolution
Day 2 Daintree/Cape Trib/Bloomfield Track Day tour
Tours do not need to be taken on consecutive days
Fully booked 24th December to 3rd January 2023
Cairns Aquarium & City Sights Tour
The Cairns Aquarium is one of Australia’s most exciting new world-class tourist attractions. Combine your Cairns Aquarium experience with lunch at Dundee’s Restaurant followed by an afternoon of exploration with a Cairns City Sights Tour!.
Enjoy a 2-course lunch at Dundee’s Aquarium restaurant with a stunning sea life backdrop. At 12.45pm you will be collected by Cairns Discovery Tours guide to continue your afternoon exploring Cairns highlights and the surrounding region.
Lunch Menu Duration 10.00am – 6.00pm
$164.00 per adult $99.00 per child.
Great Barrier Reef Scenic Heli Flight + City Sights Tour
Departs Monday to Saturday
11.00am – 6.00pm
Adult $559.00 Min 2 Max 3
Cairns City Sights and Sunset Dinner Cruise
The perfect way to spend an afternoon and evening in Tropical North Queensland. Discover Cairns on an afternoon City Sights tour and Dinner cruise with Spirit of Cairns. Includes a delicious hot and cold 3-course buffet dinner, featuring the region’s best produce as you cruise the calm water inlet and waterfront precinct of Cairns.
Departs Monday to Saturday
Adult $194.00 Child 4-14yrs $111.00
NEW TOUR in 2022 - Cairns River Cruise & City Sights Day Tour
Experience a 1 hour 15 minute Cairns Calm water cruise along Trinity Inlet which is an oceanic inlet and serves as the port for the city of Cairns, It meanders through pristine creeks (the home of saltwater crocodiles) and takes in some of the quirky sites of the backwaters of Cairns too. Includes lunch on the waterfront at the award winning Dundees restaurant before joining your afternoon Cairns City Sights Tour
Duration: 9.45am – 6.00pm
Adult $169.00 Child $119.00
Green Island & Cairns City Sights Full Day Tour
Experience a Great Day Out to Green Island and Cairns City Sights Tour. Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, 27kms offshore from Cairns. Just 45 minutes by fast catamaran, swim, snorkel or discover the wonders of the reef in a glass bottom-boat coral viewing tour before returning to Cairns and joining the afternoon City Sights Tour to explore Cairns & surrounds
Duration: 9am – 6.00pm
Adult $194.00 Child $107.00
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From April 14th 2022 passengers over 16 years of age will no longer be require to provide proof of vaccination.
Locally owned and operated since 1995
Fully refundable – if cancelled prior to 24 hours
Small group touring, fascinating sites, great views and landmarks around Cairns
Informative, knowledgeable local guides (We live here and we love it)