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Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns City Sights & Surrounds Tour

Cairns Discovery Tours

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Spend your time in port seeing the sights of Cairns’ city, waterfront and beaches on a small-group afternoon tour. You will visit attractions such as the Cairns Museum School of Arts, The world largest stained themed windows at St Monica's Cathedral, Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea at a local cafe before visiting the Flecker Botanical Gardens. Photo opportunity with a stop at Cairns Lookout, where you have an overview of Cairns and the Coal sea and see Surprise Creek falls located at the Lower Barron Gorge National Park. Before returning to your ship walk along the jetty or stroll along the palm fringed beach at stunning Palm Cove, one of Cairns beautiful northern beaches.  Enjoy a personalized experience on this small-group shore excursion, limited to 20 passengers.

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Stop At: Cairns Discovery Tours, 36 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

When your cruise ship docks in Cairns, jump on board this small-group tour of Cairns

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Cairns Museum, City Pl Shields St School of Arts Building, Cnr Lake and Shields Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

Guided tour of the Cairns Museum

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St Monica's Cathedral, 181 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

View the world's largest themed stained glass windows

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cairns Botanical Gardens, 1 Collins Ave, Queensland 4870 Australia

Guided Tour of the Cairns Botanical Gardens

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Barron Gorge National Park, Wrights Lookout Rd, Queensland Australia

Visit Surprise Creek Falls

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: NOA Eat Drink Share, 1 Pyne St, Edge Hill QLD 4870, Australia

Delicious Devonshire Afternoon Tea

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Palm Cove Beach, 111 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879 Australia

Enjoy a stroll along the jetty or beach

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelie walkers not permitted
  • No cancellation fees applicable if the cruise ship does not arrive in Port due to weather and tidal conditions
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • To comply with Queensland Govt State regulations full vaccination is required to travel on this tour. Valid proof of vaccination status is required on checkin. Passengers unable to provide proof will be unable to travel and no refund will be given
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local guide
  • Afternoon tea
  • Port pickup and drop-off (city tour only)
  • Entry/Admission - Cairns Discovery Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Cairns Museum
  • Entry/Admission - St Monica's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Cairns Botanical Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Barron Gorge National Park
  • Entry/Admission - NOA Eat Drink Share
  • Entry/Admission - Palm Cove Beach

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up is from the Reef Hotel Casino (public entrance) across the road from the Cruise Ship Terminal. We will return you to the Cruise ship Terminal at the end of your tour in plenty of time prior to the ship departing.


  • Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, Wharf St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

Departure Time
12:30 PM

5 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Cairns Discovery Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.