Please note that some experiences may be unavailable due to COVID-19.
Individually curated travel experiences
No trip to Cairns can be complete without a trip to the reef.
There are many ways of exploring this magical underwater world: dive or snorkel, spend a few hours on your own sand cay,
take a scenic helicopter flight or charter your own yacht.
Wander into the world’s oldest living rainforest
(it is even older than the Amazon!)
with a naturalist guide
and discover the amazing techniques used by plants to survive for so long.
Immerse yourself in the world’s oldest living culture with an indigenous experience
and learn about the cultural connection Aboriginal people have with their land and sea.
There are many walking tracks around Cairns suited to all levels of fitness. Accompanied by an experienced hiking guide, wander through the ancient Wet Tropical Rainforest, river beds or eucalyptus forests, with the sounds of the birds in the background.
Learn about Cairns history, culture, art & food while strolling through the city and its laneways with your guide.
Take a chef guided tour of the Port Douglas region, gathering fresh produce from local farms for a delicious lunch, accompanied by locally grown organic tropical fruit wines.
Indulge your senses by tasting tropical fruits from around the world on a private property, hidden deep in the valley.
Beyond the Tablelands and over outback terrain, be transported 160km west of Cairns to one of Australia’s best kept secrets, Mt Mulligan station, a working cattle station rich in Australian and Dreamtime history.
The fishing in North Queensland is legendary. Your personal helicopter accesses exclusive fishing spots from river to reef for a truly unique experience.
Be transported into a world beyond your imagination for a dinner under the stars, deep in the rainforest.
The best time of day to spot wildlife in Australia is at dusk.
How about diner in the jungle before venturing out on foot to discover the nocturnal world? who knows, you might even spot a tree kangaroo!
In need of action? there is a variety of activities available, such as hiking, white-water rafting along raging rivers, skydiving, canyoning, paddle boarding, kayaking, river tubing, bungy jumping….
Take a tour of Cairns’ iconic weekend market, Rusty’s Markets: taste exotic fruits & vegetables and meet it's colourful stallholders.
Visit the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre on Fitzroy Island, dedicated to the rehabilitation of sick and injured turtles.
A Cairns dinner cruise is the perfect way to end a perfect day in paradise. Board a sailing catamaran and enjoy an evening of calm water cruising on Trinity Inlet, taking in the sights and sounds of this tropical port city and its surrounds as they transition from day to night.
Spend a day on unspoilt Fitzroy Island, where there is no shortage of activities: snorkelling, paddleboarding, educational talks, hiking, beachcombing, visiting the Turtles Rehabilitation Centre, or simply relaxing on the beach... there is something for everyone on Fitzroy Island.
Visit art galleries and museums to understand the changing environments of Cairns and Far North Queensland, discover local artists and purchase unique locally made gifts.
Take a tour to discover the stunning natural landscapes of Far North Queensland, it's fauna and flora, or even an amazing man-made castle (wait till you hear the love story behind it!)
Get a taste of the outback with a bush camping journey on a remote 70000 acres oasis of breathtaking landscapes, flooded with diverse animal and
Enhance your Great Barrier Reef trip with a little prior knowledge. A highly informative talk by qualified marine biologists will give you a comprehensive guided tour around the reef in 2 hours. You will be able to identify fishes and corals, and have a better understanding of this amazing ecosystem.
Contact us for more information or more suggestions.
We work with suppliers we trust and would use for our own personal travel.
These operators offer small group touring experiences, allowing for greater nature and wildlife interactions,
with passionate tour guides who will share their love of the region.
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