Recent Searches
Clear

Top Cairns & the Tropical North Extreme Sports

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Cairns & the Tropical North. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Select Dates
Dates
Day Trips
Motor Sports
Cruises & Sailing
In the Air
On the Water
Water Tours
Half-day Tours
4WD Tours
Full-day Tours
Multi-day Tours
Overnight Tours
Scuba Diving
ATV Tours
Rail Tours
Snorkeling
Day Cruises
Air Tours
Bungee Jumping
Glass Bottom Boat Tours
Helicopter Tours
Skydiving
Sort by:Featured

Full Day Rainforest 4WD Tour from Cairns

Full Day Rainforest 4WD Tour from Cairns

star-5
175
Explore the magnificent nature of Northern Queensland on this eco-friendly safari. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel to a tropical rain forest and see unique wildlife like the cassowary, Boyd’s Rainforest Dragon, and the Musky Rat Kangaroo. Marvel at the 900-year-old “strangler” fig tree and the dramatic changes of scenery. Enjoy hand-made ice cream made from locally grown fruit and a delicious buffet lunch included in the tour price.
More
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From
$170.15
From
$170.15

Behana Canyon Rainforest and Waterfall Experience

Behana Canyon Rainforest and Waterfall Experience

star-5
245
Escape the tropical heat for a day of splashing, sliding, and swimming through the Behana Gorge waterfalls on this eco-tour from Cairns. Get set for an adventure as you rappel down the gorge, leap over rocks and walk along rain forest trails, then cool off with a swim beneath the falls. Best of all: with full instruction and safety harnesses provided, anyone can give it a go.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$169.38
From
$169.38
Taking safety measures

Reef and Rainforest Tandem Sky Dive in Cairns

Reef and Rainforest Tandem Sky Dive in Cairns

star-4.5
34
Get your adrenaline pumping on a skydiving adventure from Cairns. Enjoy incredible bird’s-eye views of the World Heritage–listed Great Barrier Reef as you jump out of a plane on a tandem skydive with an experienced diver. Fall freely from 15,000 feet (4,572 meters) in the air before floating by parachute back down to the ground. First-timers are welcome.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$277.17
From
$277.17
Taking safety measures

Crystal Canyon Rainforest/Waterfall Experience
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Crystal Canyon Rainforest/Waterfall Experience

star-5
5
Immerse yourself in waterfalls all cascading down the breathtaking Tropical World Heritage Rainforest. Experience rappelling, swimming under waterfalls, walking through vibrant lush rain forest and umping off rocks into deep fresh crystal clear water of Crystal Canyon. After this activity, chill out and relax. Super friendly, qualified crew ensure your day is fun filled and ultra safe.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$169.38
From
$169.38
Taking safety measures

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

star-5
570
Tackle the grade II and III rapids of the Barron River on this adrenaline-pumping half-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Prepare to get wet and wild as you hurtle over the rapids, then float downstream past the jagged cliffs, plunging ravines and lush rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park. Best of all: with gentle rapids and full instruction provided, this tour is suitable for all levels, including complete beginners.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$88.54
From
$88.54
Taking safety measures

Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns

star-4.5
49
Experience Australia’s natural beauty up-close on a thrilling half-day 4WD adventure from Cairns. Venture off-road in the Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park, and witness the startling contrasts of tropical rainforest, savannah, and rugged mountains, as you drive along the Great Dividing Range. Stop along the way to snap photos of Lake Morris, Copperlode Dam and Surprise Falls; enjoy views of the Great Barrier Reef from Lamb Range; and stand before the mighty Barron Falls. This small-group tour is limited to 13 people for a personalized experience.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$120.69
From
$120.69
Taking safety measures

Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns

star-4.5
19
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef. From Great Adventures' spacious reef activity platform moored at the majestic Outer Reef, the coral and marine biodiversity is at its most extreme. There’s an abundance of activities for all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy. Snorkel and dive or stay dry and discover the reef in the underwater observatory or from the air-conditioned semi-submersible. There’s also a great range of exciting optional activities includingl scuba diving, scenic helicopter flights and the exclusive Scuba-Doo underwater scooter.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$199.41
From
$199.41
Taking safety measures

Fun, Falls and Forests Day Trip from Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Fun, Falls and Forests Day Trip from Cairns

star-5
132
Get an overview of the Atherton Tablelands region on a comprehensive day tour from Cairns. With a guide to show you the best spots, such as crater lakes, rain forest hikes, and waterfall swims, learn about the ecology and geology of the region. Highlights include Lake Eacham, Milla Milla Falls, Josephine Falls, and Babinda Boulders. A 2-course lunch, national park fees, and round-trip transportation from central Cairns accommodations included.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.32
From
$99.32
Taking safety measures

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour

star-5
260
Conquer the rugged off-road terrain around Cairns on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on this half-day tour. Follow a guide, who takes care of instructions and navigation, through the rain forest, on dirt tracks, and across creeks. Morning or afternoon tea (depending on tour time) and hotel pickup and drop-off in Cairns make for a seamless, stress-free experience.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$129.01
From
$129.01

Best of Kuranda Including Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation

Best of Kuranda Including Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation

star-4.5
75
Experience the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kuranda Rainforest on a full-day tour from Cairns. Take the Kuranda Scenic Railway to Kuranda where you first visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, the largest flight aviary in Australia. Tour the Rainforestation Nature Park in an amphibious Army Duck vehicle, then see koalas, dingoes and more at the Koala and Wildlife Park. Take a dreamtime walk with a Pamagirri guide for the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, then feast on an Australian barbecue buffet lunch. Finally, return to Cairns on the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$202.33
From
$202.33

Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway

Cairns 4WD Waterfall and Rainforest Tour Including Kuranda Scenic Railway

star-5
12
Escape the tourist trail for an off-road adventure in Australia’s tropical north on this full-day tour from Cairns. Hop aboard a 4WD for a thrilling tour of the Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park, exploring hidden trails not normally accessible to the public and admiring natural wonders like Surprise Falls and Lake Morris. After free time to enjoy lunch (own expense) and browse the markets in Kuranda Village, enjoy aerial views over the Kuranda rainforest with a ride on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or Scenic Railway.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$164.53
From
$164.53
Taking safety measures

Chillagoe Caves and Outback Day Trip from Cairns
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Chillagoe Caves and Outback Day Trip from Cairns

star-4.5
42
Discover the natural wonders of Tropical North Queensland on a full-day tour to Chillagoe Caves and Granite Gorge. Travel from Cairns by rugged 4WD vehicle with a naturalist guide, passing over the McAllister Ranges and the Great Dividing Range as you explore the Australian Outback. Visit Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park, drive near the wetlands to spot Australian native wildlife and stop by historic mining towns. Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group tour, with morning tea and a pub lunch included.
More
  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$142.43
From
$142.43
Taking safety measures

ATV Ride with Petting Zoo Experience in Kuranda from Cairns

ATV Ride with Petting Zoo Experience in Kuranda from Cairns

star-5
1
If a quarter horse wasn't the kind of horsepower you had in mind to discover this working farm, swap to four wheels and take an ATV, where you will see some 150 head of Angus and Waygu roaming in the lush rolling hills.
More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$57.74
From
$57.74
Taking safety measures

2-Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Combo Package

2-Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Combo Package

star-5
1
See the best of Cairns with a two-day package that provides the ultimate reef and rainforest experience. Cruise from Cairns onboard the fastest, award-winning luxury vessel “EVOLUTION” for the best value tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for an adventure-filled experience. You will enjoy a personalised day on the Great Barrier Reef with our friendly and professional boat crew. 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 a locally owned operator company for over 30 years, you will have an unforgettable experience with the perfect mix of professionalism, service, and fun!
More
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$269.47
From
$269.47
Taking safety measures

30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns

30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns

star-5
46
Enjoy incredible views of the Great Barrier Reef from the air during a 30-minute scenic flight from Cairns. See highlights such as Green Island, Upolu Cay, Oyster Reef, Arlington Reef, Vlassof Reef and Michaelmas Reef, taking in the sights as your guide points out the landmarks below. You also fly over Cape Grafton, False Cape, Double Island and Palm Cove and other Northern Beaches, with the route changing depending on the day’s conditions. Everyone has a window seat, allowing unobstructed viewing of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed natural wonder.
More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$153.21
From
$153.21
Taking safety measures

Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour

star-5
228
This is the Original Daintree Rainforest Tour, locally owned and operated for over 36 years! Embark on a packed full-day adventure to Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef. Spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise, learn about 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. One of the only tour operators who can travel on the Bloomfield Track due to the custom-made 4WD vehicles! You'll have free time at famous Cape Tribulation to take a guided walk and enjoy lunch. Then there is time to stop for a delicious homemade ice cream from the Daintree Ice-creamery before heading home. Group size is limited for a more personalized experience, and the tour includes round-trip transport from Cairns, Beaches and Port Douglas hotels.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$146.28
From
$146.28
Taking safety measures

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Afternoon Rafting

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Afternoon Rafting

star-5
14
Explore Cairns on an all-day ATV and white-water rafting adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel into a spectacular rainforest, receive a safety briefing, and get outfitted in necessary equipment. Then, ride along trails, over jumps, and through creek crossings on a thrilling off-road ride. Enjoy morning tea and head to Barron Gorge National Park to spend the afternoon paddling rapids in a white-water raft—all on one combo tour.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$262.20
From
$262.20

Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

star-5
17
Discover the wild jungle, remote beaches and unique wildlife of Australia’s tropical north on a private full-day tour. Hop off to hike in the UNESCO-listed Daintree Rainforest National Park, take a dip in the Mossman River and spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise. After a delicious lunch (included), enjoy another close wildlife encounter on the Marrdja Boardwalk, then admire views over the Great Barrier Reef from Cape Tribulation beach.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,193.37
per group
From
$1,193.37
per group
Taking safety measures

Private Half Day Tour: Exclusive World Heritage Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Cairns

Private Half Day Tour: Exclusive World Heritage Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Cairns

star-5
15
Explore the UNESCO-listed wilderness of Australia’s tropical north on this 5-hour off-road adventure from Cairns. Marvel over the natural wonders of the Barron Gorge National Park, including Surprise Falls, Copperlode Dam and Barron Falls, and admire native flora like the Clohesy River Fig. Get off-the-beaten-track in a 4WD as you wind along rainforest trails, climb through the Great Dividing Range and enjoy spectacular views over the Great Barrier Reef. Best of all: this private tour can be customized to your preference and ensures the undivided attention of your guide.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$707.49
per group
From
$707.49
per group
Taking safety measures

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Morning Train

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Morning Train

star-5
8
Experience the beautiful Kuranda rainforest on this train and ATV adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, climb aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway and marvel at picturesque views of waterfalls, ravines, and the spectacular Barron Gorge. Then, travel with a guide on a heart-thumping journey through the rainforest. Get outfitted with safety and rain gear, take a quick training session, and enjoy afternoon tea—all included in the tour price.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$178.96
From
$178.96

Horse and ATV Riding With a Visit to a Petting Zoo from Cairns

Horse and ATV Riding With a Visit to a Petting Zoo from Cairns

star-5
3
Enjoy a unique action-packed farm experience for the whole family with horse and ATV riding to fulfil the ultimate experience.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$107.02
From
$107.02
Taking safety measures

Full-Day River Pack-River Tubing and White-Water Rafting Adventure from Cairns

Full-Day River Pack-River Tubing and White-Water Rafting Adventure from Cairns

star-4.5
7
Experience two of Cairns’ finest water adventures without touching the wheel. Start the day with a leisurely tubing trip through the rainforest on the Mulgrave River or Behana Gorge; in the afternoon, tackle the year-round Grade III rapids of the foaming Barron River. Your tour includes tuition, safety equipment, and door-to-door round-trip transfers in a group no larger than 12: A river levy charge is payable on the day.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$140.12
From
$140.12
Taking safety measures

Kuranda Rainforest Paddleboarding Adventure Tour

Kuranda Rainforest Paddleboarding Adventure Tour

star-5
21
Explore the Kuranda Rainforest from a standup paddleboard during a half-day tour from Cairns. Follow your guide as you paddle on calm waterways that wind through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed rain forest in the Atherton Tablelands. Along the way, look for wildlife, and make stops to swim and have snacks. This tour is suitable for beginning and experienced paddleboarders, and includes transfers from Cairns or the Northern Beaches.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$82.20
From
$82.20

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Cairns

star-4.5
191
Customize your visit to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns with your selection from three travel options with a choice of snorkeling, scuba diving, and a one-way or round-trip scenic helicopter tour. Admire views of the Great Barrier Reef from your helicopter as you get a multi-angled perspective on one of the world’s top natural wonders. Then enjoy a close experience of the coral reef by choosing to snorkel or enroll in an optional scuba diving course (additional expense).
More
  • 2 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$311.35
From
$311.35
Taking safety measures

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Extreme in Cairns & the Tropical North?
Q:
What Extreme in Cairns & the Tropical North are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Extreme in Cairns & the Tropical North are good for avoiding crowds?