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3 hours 30 minutes
USD 62.38
<p><strong>Let us take you through the magical Kuranda rainforest to places where most people only dream of.  The adventure waits for you. </strong></p> <p><strong>The Kuranda Rainforest Paddle Boarding Experience is the perfect relaxing paddle boarding trip for people of all levels of fitness. The water is very flat and flows smoothly and gently, so you don't have to be an expert paddle boarder for this trip. Enjoy paddling though lush world heritage rainforest surrounded by abundant wildlife and some of the oldest rainforest in the world</strong></p>

30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns

30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
30 minutes
USD 124.76
Enjoy the Great Barrier Reef from the air as you depart from Cairns airport for your 30-minute scenic flight. With over 30 years experience, your local pilot guides are well experienced and will ensure you see the best there is to see of this stunning location.

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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