There is a reason Cairns has been titled the adventure capital of Australia, as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, Kuranda and some world-class adrenaline activities, it's impossible to get bored this Northern Queensland holiday hub. 

The crowning jewel of Cairns of course though is the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Great Barrier Reef. As the largest living organism on Earth, this 2,300km long underwater paradise houses over 600 types of coral, countless species of fish and spectacular marine mammals such as turtles and dolphins. Join Backpackers World on a cruise of this stunning ecosystem. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef on a deluxe day trip, opt for a budget tour or even learn to dive on a multinight liveaboard cruise.  

Once you've hit all the highlights of the reef, head back to dry land for some serious adventure. Browse our epic range of Cairns activities including Cairns Skydiving, Daintree Rainforest Tours, Great Barrier Reef Tours, Magnetic Island Packages, Port Douglas Tours,  Cairns Bungy Jumping and more!

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