10 Day Cairns Festival Package

Come and celebrate Diamond Jubilee of the Cairns festival.

OVERVIEW

Cairns Festival is an annual 10-day celebration of art, culture and the beauty of living in tropical north Queensland. The biggest event on the Cairns calendar, Cairns Festival delivers a vibrant, progressive and collaborative festival. Providing a platform to engage locals and visitors alike by exploring our unique sense of place, diverse heritage and distinct tropical lifestyle.

This year is set to be bigger than ever as the festival celebrates its Diamond Jubilee by turning on all the glitz and glamour fitting for a 60th birthday bash. With events including awe-inspiring and fully immersive light shows, a Grand Parade and fireworks display, and a full program of ticketed and free events for the whole family, Cairns Festival is a celebration of the beauty and culture of living where the sun and sand meet the city.

With 3 days of exploring Cairns Outer Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Kuranda Sky Rail also included, you’ll experience Cairns and the Tropical North at its best.

Package Includes:

  • 9 nights at the Pacific Hotel Cairns in a Standard room
  • Full Day Reef Tour
  • Full Day Rainforest Tour
  • Kuranda Sky Rail Tour

 

ACTIVITIES

Great Barrier Reef Tour onboard Evolution

Join the best Cairns reef tour, and travel onboard the most luxurious and spacious super-yacht, Evolution, to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for your snorkelling experience. The 35-metre superyacht, Evolution, departs Cairns with a record 5 hours spent exploring 2 spectacular and exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef locations for an adventure-filled day!

In the afternoon you have the option to add additional reef activities. Join the Semi-Submersible Tour learning about the reef with our marine biologist or add a scenic helicopter flight over the reef. Finally, you’ll cruise back to Cairns while enjoying a free glass of wine and a snack while you reflect on your day on the Great Barrier Reef.​

Reef Day Tour:

  • Check-in from 7.15am – 7.45am departure
  • Departs 8am | Returns 4.30pm
  • Optional: add transfers at check out (additional cost)

 

What’s included? 

  • Cruise onboard our super-yacht to two unique outer Great Barrier Reef locations
  • 5 hours reef time at the outer reef
  • Snorkel at 2 unique outer reef locations
  • Snorkelling equipment & floatation devices
  • Free lycra/sun-suit hire
  • Delicious BBQ lunch including fresh fish, prawns, steak, vegetarian option and a variety of fresh salads. (special dietary catered for – contact reservations prior to travel)
  • Tea & coffee provided
  • Glass of wine and a light snack on return
  • Experienced & professional dive instructors
  • Spacious air-conditioned modern lounges and stylish upper deck to relax in comfort
  • Optional extras (additional cost): add up to 3 dives, scenic helicopter flight and return transfers

 

Kuranda Historic Train and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Kuranda Scenic Railway

After being picked up from your accommodation, travel by historic train to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, with free time to explore the markets, shops, animal attractions and speak with the locals.

​Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Skyrail then takes you on an amazing experience over Australia’s World Heritage-listed Tropical Rainforest canopy descending into the forest at two stations, Red Peak and Barron Falls Guests can enjoy spectacular views from three lookouts at Barron Falls Station and learn more about the environment from ranger-guided tours at Red Peak Station.

Skyrail/Kuranda Train Tour:

  • Operating: various days, please enquiry at time of booking
  • Includes pick up & drop off from your accommodation. (Times confirmed at time of booking)

 

What’s included? 

  • One way accommodation transfers
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway trip (1.5 hours one-way)
  • Free-time in Historic Kuranda Village to stroll the markets, cafes & many animal attractions
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway journey over the majestic Barron Falls (1.5 hours one-way)

 

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Tour

Embark on a full-day adventure to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef! Sit back and relax in comfort in a custom-built 4WD air-conditioned vehicle while listening to informative and entertaining commentary by your local naturalist guide. Group size is limited for a more personalised experience.

As one of the only tour operators to travel on the Bloomfield Track your experience will be like no other. Spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise, learn about the flora, fauna and the history of the Daintree on a guided boardwalk tour, take a 4WD ride through a World Heritage-listed rainforest on the rugged Bloomfield Track, enjoy lunch at a local Daintree Rainforest cafe, visit Cape Tribulation Beach and enjoy a homemade Daintree ice-cream on your journey home.

Rainforest Day Tour:

  • Includes pick up & drop off from your Cairns, Northern Beaches or Port Douglas accommodation. (Times confirmed at time of booking).

 

What’s included?

  • Return accommodation transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches, and Port Douglas
  • 1HR Daintree River Cruise – see some of the rainforests native birds, snakes & famous crocodiles. Light morning tea of coffee/tea and biscuits provided.
  • Guided Rainforest boardwalk tour with your guide learning about the flora and fauna of the area
  • Spend time at the famous Cape Tribulation Beach – the only place in the world where two World Heritage-listed areas meet!
  • Enjoy lunch at a local cafe
  • Swim in the rainforest at pristine Emmogen Creek
  • Cable Ferry crossing across the mighty Daintree River
  • Stop at the Daintree Ice-cream Company on the way home for an ice-cream (own expense)

 

ACCOMMODATION

Located on the Esplanade overlooking Trinity Harbour, Pacific Hotel Cairns offers stunning views from private balconies and easy access to the nearby Reef Fleet Terminal, shopping precinct and Esplanade Lagoon. Awarded Best Superior Accommodation in Queensland 2019 by QHA, guest comforts include a lounge for early arrivals or late departures, 24-hour reception, an outdoor swimming pool and onsite parking (charges apply, subject to availability).

STANDARD ROOMS:

Featuring comfortable king or single beds and private balconies, these well-appointed rooms are the perfect sanctuary at the end of a full day enjoying the incredible attractions in and around Cairns.

Room Features:

  • Private balcony
  • Spacious work desk
  • Free wi-fi
  • Ensuite with shower & hairdryer
  • Flat screen TV
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Safe
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Located on the lower levels

 

 

FINE PRINT

All prices are per person twin share and unless otherwise stated, are in Australian dollars, are correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. For room upgrades, additional nights or guest pricing please contact us.

Travel Dates: 

  • 26 AUG – 4 SEP 22

Cancellation Policies: 

  • Pacific Hotel Cairns: Free cancellation up until 48 hours of check in, within 48 hours charge of 1 night cancellation fee.
  • Down Under Cruise and Dive, 3 Day Reef, Skyrail & Rainforest Tours: Customers can cancel their tours up to 24 hours prior to their first scheduled tour. For cancellation within 24-hours, no refund will be issued. Rebooking fees of $50AUD also apply.

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