Cairns, Australia is blessed with incredible natural beauty at every turn. It’s surrounded by gorgeous rainforests, majestic waterfalls, shimmering ocean, tropical beaches, and all kinds of exotic wild animal and plant life. It’s also home to the Great Barrier Reef, which is the largest known coral reef system in existence and one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
Cairns also has a rich history, and the best way to get to know the city inside and out is to take a sightseeing tour with an expert local guide.
When you book a sightseeing tour in Cairns, you’ll get picked up right from your hotel accommodation anywhere in Cairns City and spend your day visiting iconic tourist attractions including Saint Monica’s cathedral in Marlin Marina which is home to the world’s largest stained glass windows, the Cairns Museum inside the School of Arts building, the Flecker Botanic Gardens where you’ll be able to walk through pathways lined with butterflies and experience the local plant life under an exotic green canopy, Barron Gorge National Park, Surprise Creek Falls, and more.
You’ll finish your day on the scenic beaches of Palm Cove before you get dropped off right back at your hotel. Throughout the day, you’ll also be provided with delicious tea and snacks to keep you going.
The best time of year to book a once in a lifetime sightseeing tour in Cairns is between the months of May and September, which is winter time in Australia. Temperatures during this time hover between 60 and 80 degrees and it hardly ever rains. Plus, you won’t have to deal with as many bugs!
Don’t forget to bring comfortable shoes and sun protection. The tropical sun is gorgeous, but it’s a good idea to play it safe when you’re spending the entire day in it!