Day trip

Cairns: City Sights Tour with Evening Dinner Cruise

Day trip

Cairns: City Sights Tour with Evening Dinner Cruise

From US$ 129.40 per person

Explore the city of Cairns and its surroundings with a local guide, and learn about their unique cultural heritage. Complete your day with a dinner cruise on the calm waters of Cairns Trinity Inlet.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pick ups commence at 12.30 - 1.00PM Please provide your hotel details when you book.


  • Discover the best of Cairns with a local guide on a half-day sightseeing tour
  • Admire St. Monica's Cathedral and beautiful scenic lookouts of the city
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Cairns Museum and hear local stories from your guide
  • Take a walk in the Cairns Botanic Gardens and learn about the plants you see
  • Complete your day with a dinner cruise and indulge in a 3-course buffet dinner
Full description
Explore Cairns' highlights on this afternoon tour with a local guide. Discover St. Monica's Cathedral, Cairns Museum, Cairns Botanic Gardens, and more. Enjoy a dinner cruise in the evening, and savor a 3-course hot and cold buffet. Begin your tour with pickup at your hotel, then head to St. Monica’s Cathedral. Step inside to admire the world's largest themed stained glass windows. Next, visit the Cairns Museum, with a local guide who has plenty of stories to share about living in the tropics. Hear tales of heat, cane, railways, rainforests, and reefs. From there, move on to the Cairns Botanic Gardens to visit one of the best exhibitions of tropical plants in Australia. Learn about the various plants you see along the way with the help of your guide.

Take a break after the walk and experience an afternoon tea at a local cafe in the leafy suburb of Edge Hill. Take in the panoramic view of Cairns' city and the Coral Sea before exploring the lower section of the Barron Gorge National Park and Surprise Creek Falls. Traveling further north, discover one of Cairns' northern beaches, Palm Cove, fringed with coconut palms and paperbark trees. After exploring Cairns by day, see it's charming beauty by night. Your guide will drop you off at the Cairns Marina from where you'll join the dinner cruise. Sail aboard a 26-meter catamaran as you cruise the calm waters of Trinity Inlet. Enjoy a 3-course hot and cold buffet dinner featuring some of the region's best produce, including seafood. 

  • Hotel pickup
  • Afternoon tour
  • Dinner cruise
  • 3-course buffet dinner
  • Lunch
  • Return transfer from the cruise back to your hotel
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • There is a smart casual dress code
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible or wheelie walker accessible
  • This tour is an all-weather experience
Customer reviews

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4.3 /5

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Well organised evening. Good food and pleasant staff. I found the lack of 'drop off transport' poor. Trying to find a taxi in the rain was stressful for elderly people

June 2, 2021

Well organised. Good food

June 27, 2021

John was a fabulous guide, a very interesting and thorough tour in a short space of time. Thank you!

August 20, 2022

Product ID: 151373