About Us

Cairns Discovery Tours is a local tour company owned by Maryanne Jacques who has lived in Cairns for 25 years and a tourism career spanning 40 years.

Cairns Discovery Tours is one of the hidden gems of Tropical North Queensland and is a wonderful introduction to our beautiful city and surrounding region.

The real secret behind Cairns Discovery Tours are our experienced local guides who bring with them a passion and knowledge of Cairns. If you’re interested in waterfalls, nature, tropical plants, history, industry or culture – the half day Cairns City Sights Tour has plenty to offer. Everything about this experience is designed to delight discerning travellers of all ages and interest.

Ask a local – please contact us for information on Great Barrier Reef Tours, Daintree Rainforest, Cooktown, Kuranda Train and Skyrail, we would be happy to assist you with recommendations and bookings. 

We live here and we love it – after a day with us, you’ll love it too!

Email Maryanne on bookings@cairnsdiscoverytours.com

Cairns Discovery Tours

Maryanne Jacques

Cairns Discovery Tours

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