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Cairns Tour Ideas

Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns Harbor Cruise

Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns Harbor Cruise
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 35.28
Discover the beauty of the Cairns waterfront when your cruise ship is in port, on a two-hour cruise through Trinity Inlet and the surrounding mangroves. See stunning estuary, rainforest and mountain scenery on your shore excursion as you cruise through the meandering waterways. Look out for saltwater crocodiles sunning themselves on the shore as you explore their mangrove habitat.

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Trip from Cairns

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Trip from Cairns
Duration:
Varies
From:
USD 65.18
Tjapukai is where Australia begins! At Tjapukai you can get hands-on throwing boomerangs and spears, basket weaving or learning to play the digeridoo. Alternatively, sit back and relax as local native Aboriginal performers tell stories, give demonstrations, and entertain you with tradition dances! With the morning and full day options one can enjoy a delicious buffet meal (payable direct) whilst watching a special indoors, choreographed performance on stage at the Flame Tree Bar & Grill. This extremely modern facility is a must-see when visiting Cairns and indeed Australia.

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Cairns Airport (CNS) Shuttle Services


Cairns Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Cairns Airport -- Book a safe and convenient private Cairns Airport transfer from USD 54 or a safe and economical shared Cairns Airport shuttle transfer from USD 13/AUD 17.
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Cairns Airport shuttle services are typically shared with other passengers heading to the same general area, such as a hotel district in the city center. Shuttle transfers are generally cheaper than taking a taxi, but take a little longer to reach your destination. Note that nearby Cairns Airport hotel shuttles are given on the Cairns Airport Hotel Shuttle page


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Cairns Airport Shuttle Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the Cairns Airport shuttle.

A shuttle from Cairns Airport is a great option!


Cairns Airport Shuttle Rates & Fares


 
Shuttle Payment: Cash • Credit Cards
  • Always confirm with the Cairns Airport transfer shuttle desk if credit/bank cards have any additional card fees.
Shuttle Tipping Recommendation: Not required

The Airport Connect service is FREE.

 

All other shuttle fares vary by destination.



Cairns Airport Shuttle Details

Cairns Airport Shuttle

Cairns Airport shuttle photo

There are a couple of Cairns Airport shuttle options, all operated by Sun Palm Transport.  

 

Airport Connect is a FREE shuttle service:


  • Shuttles run between the airport and the Tobruk Pool Bus Stop on Sheridan Street (with public transit connections)
  • Service operates from the airport about every 30 minutes from 04:30 until after the last flight
  • Visit the Airport Connect desk in the Arrivals area of either termina
  • Returning to the airport:
  •      - catch the shuttle at the C9 Tobruk Pool Bus Stop (opposite Tobruk Pool)
  •      - service operates hourly at 15 minutes past the hour between 04:15 - 22:15
  •      - reserve ahead
  •      - be at the stop early, and hail down the driver of the Sun Palm coach
  • This free service is on a trial period - we hope it will continue (read our blog post    )

 

Sun Palm Transfers also offers shuttle service throughout the region:


  • Cairns Airport transfers operate to hotels, city centre, and Northern Beaches, including Palm Cove and Port Douglas
  • Book online or visit the Sun Palm desk in the Arrivals area
  • Be sure to reserve ahead for arrivals after 20:00
  • Sun Palm coaches pick-up directly outside both terminals

 




 Pre-Book Your Cairns Airport Shuttle Transfers


Arrive or depart stress-free at the Cairns Airport by pre-booking your shared Cairns Airport shuttle transfers -- See our shared Cairns Airport shuttle transfers page for more information and pricing.


 CNS Cairns Airport Parking Lot/Car Park Shuttle


CNS Cairns Airport parking is either nearby or there is no Cairns Airport Parking Lot or Carpark shuttle service available.


 CNS Cairns Airport Car Rental Shuttle


If renting or hiring a car at Cairns Airport, inquire with the car rental/hire company, either at their airport counter, via a courtesy or free phone to see if a shuttle is required to get to the rental location. You may wish to view additional details on the CNS Cairns Airport car rental page


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Last Updated: 3 Apr 2015