Half Day Cairns City Sights Tour including Botanical Gardens & Barron Gorge



This half day tour explores Cairns’ rich history and provides glimpses of its cultural heritage. Visiting some of the most iconic landmarks including the Cairns Museum and St Monica’s Cathedral for its breath-taking stained glass windows. Discover the unique flora of the tropics – exotic herbs, spices, valuable timber trees, orchids, fruits – with a guided walk through the tropical Botanical Gardens and indulge in a delicious afternoon tea. Delight in the stunning city views, our mountains, our waterfalls and visit our infamous Palm Cove Beach. Our experienced guide will lead you to the highlights of the city and surrounds, travelling in the comfort of a fully air-conditioned vehicle.

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Adult $99.00
Child $69.00
Family $336.00
SKU: CDT Category:

Rates are valid until 31st March 2025.  Child: 4-14yrs.  Family Rate: 2 adults & 2 children.

24 Hour Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received within 24 hours prior to departure and no shows are subject to 100% cancellation fee.  Cancellations received with greater than 24 hours notice are entitled to a full refund or travel credit.


  • Hotel transfers from Cairns city
  • Saint Monicas Cathedral
  • Cairns Museum
  • Flecker Botanical Gardens
  • Afternoon tea
  • Lower Barron Gorge
  • Suprise Creek Falls
  • Palm Cove Beach

Operates Monday – Saturday

  • Depart Cairns: 12.30pm
  • Return Cairns: 6.00pm


  • St. Monica’s Cathedral

This Heritage Listed cathedral, dedicated as a memorial to the Battle of the Coral Sea, houses 24 amazing stained-glass windows, depicting the story of creation. They are reputably the largest themed stained-glass windows in the world

  • Cairns Museum

A dedicated museum guide will take you on an exclusive tour to share stories about living in the tropics of our culture, sugar cane, railways, rainforests and reefs. Here you can discover the real Cairns!  (Free re-admission to the Cairns Museum during your stay in Cairns)

  • Afternoon Tea

Take a break and enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea at Noa’s Café in the leafy suburb of Edge Hill.

  • Flecker Botanic Gardens

Renown as one of the best exhibitions of tropical plants in Australia, your guided tour will showcase key areas of the gardens, including the Conservatory and the Aboriginal Plant Use section.

  • Relax and enjoy the sights

Have your camera at the ready as we visit a spectacular lookout with views over the city of Cairns and the Coral Sea, before continuing on to Lower Barron River Gorge and Surprise Creek Falls.

  • Palm Cove

Take a stroll along the jetty or on the sand on this picture-perfect beach, fringed with coconut trees. Nestled behind the beach is the quiet seaside suburb of Palm Cove, with its’ magnificent paperbark trees. Watch as the sun begins to set before returning to your chosen accommodation at approx. 6.00pm.