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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns
7.5 - 10 hours
USD 121.93
<p>Enjoy the tranquility of the rainforest as you soar above the canopy aboard the Skyrail on a day trip to Kuranda from Cairns. Choose from a variety of options including Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.</p>

Cairns Shore Excursion: Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Day Trip

Cairns Shore Excursion: Hartley
6 hours
USD 65.18
When your cruise ship docks in Cairns, take an opportunity to visit&nbsp;Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. You can&nbsp;see crocodiles up close meeting koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, cassowaries, and other Australian wildlife icons. You even have a chance&nbsp;to cuddle a koala or a python or juvenile crocodile - and receive a souvenir photo (payable direct). Spend a day at Hartley's and enjoy entertaining and educational wildlife presentations throughout the day. This tour is customized for cruise ship passengers. Departure time from Hartley's Crocodile Farm depends on&nbsp;the ship departure time from the port. You&nbsp;will be advised after you have confirmed your&nbsp;ship re-boarding time.

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Cairns Airport (CNS) Car Rental

Welcome to the car rental Cairns Airport information page with information on Cairns Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Cairns driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Cairns Airport car rental options and search for the best available Cairns car rental rates in the search box below.

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Cairns Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

Cairns Airport car rental has several companies to choose from.


Follow the Cairns Airport car hire signs to the company desks in the Arrivals hall of the International Terminal (T1), and at the northern end of the Domestic Terminal (T2).


Rental car parking is located in the northern end of the Domestic Terminal (T2) carpark.

Cairns Airport Car Rental Companies

Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, Redspot

Cairns Driving Information

Driving is on the left side of the road.

All Cairns Airport rental cars are automatic transmission.

Your local drivers' licence is required.

An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).

Cairns Driving Stress Level: 6/10

You'll need a 4X4 to tackle the area from Cooktown north through Cape York and some of the desert roads. It can be expensive, and finding an automatic transmission 4X4 is difficult. Even with a 4X4, roads in the tropics can be harrowing, and often impassable, during and immediately following the wet season.


Cairns Airport Car Rental Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends a Cairns Airport car rental.

Renting a car is an affordable convenience that will provide you with a lot of freedom in Queensland.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017