Cairns Australia is famous for it's abundance of tour choices, which are, offered to travellers visiting this magnificent city. The tours include a collection of rainforest excursions, reef activities and a variety of tours all of which have many photo opportunities.
An exciting rainforest tour is the three day Daintree, Cooktown and Outback tour which begins at the tourists Cairns accommodation on day one. After they leave there accommodation, tourists will travel through the Daintree National Park to the city of Cooktown via 4WD vehicles. After having breakfast on day two in Cooktown, guests are treated to a tour of the city's historic sites including the famous Willy Gordon Guurrbi Tour.
Willie Gordon is an aboriginal elder who takes pride in teaching tourists about his ancestors through cave paintings located in the hills above Hope Vale. On day three, the tour heads back to Port Douglas and Cairns via the Captain Cook Highway. During the return trip, tourists will take a one hour boat ride down the river and have lunch at the historical Daintree Tea House.
In addition to the magnificent rainforest tours, tourists have the opportunity to explore the Agincourt coral reef via the Quicksilver ribbon reef cruise. The cruise transports guests to a platform which has been permanently placed at the reef and allows tourists to take advantage of a variety of activities. The activities include taking a ride on a semi submersible where passengers get to see the reef from an underwater point a view without getting wet.
Located in the lower area of the platform, is an underwater observatory where guests can watch the fish being fed by platform personnel and observe the marine life in its natural habitat. For adventurous guests, snorkelling adventures are available and trained staff are available to teach newcomers how to snorkel.
The rich Australian history makes Cairns one of the ideal locations for family vacations and friendly gatherings. Thanks to the variety of tours, spending time in this spectacular vacation destination is sure to create long lasting memories for all who attend; so make plans to visit Cairns today. Because it has become such a tourist hotspot you can find extensive information, and flight/hotel options on most travel sites. Some sites may even offer information on tours and attraction. As an example, Expedia's travel and hotel guide can help you find just the right hotel and give suggestions of activities in the area.