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Cairns to Townsville

Cairns < > Townsville

Travel Between Cairns and Townsville

Known as 'The Great Green Way', the journey between Cairns and Townsville offers exceptional natural attractions including World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef and Paronella park.

Thrill seekers will also find plenty to keep the adrenalin pumping with skydiving, bungy jumping, white water rafting, just some of the activities on offer.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CAIRNS < > TOWNSVILLE TRIP

1. EXPLORE THE DAINTREE

Take an overnight tour to Cape Tribulation, in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest there is nothing quite like this unique place.

Daintree

2. SNORKEL OR DIVE THE REEF

Learn to scuba dive on a Great Barrier Reef day tour, or swim and snorkel the reef with the vast array of fish and coral on offer.

The Great Barrier Reef

3. ESCAPE TO AN ISLAND PARADISE

Visit Magnetic Island, a short 20min ferry from Townsville and you’re in paradise, a great spot to watch the morning sunrise.

Magnetic Island

4. GET THE ADRENALINE PUMPING ON THE TULLY RIVER

Experience the rush of White Water Rafting on the Tully River rapids with a Full or Half day tour from Mission Beach or Cairns.

Tully River, Far North Queensland

5. PARONELLA PARK

Explore all that is on offer at Paronella Park, eco accredited with the first privately owned hydro plant.

Paronella Park

USEFUL INFORMATION

BUS STOP LOCATIONS

CAIRNS
Pier Car Park, Bay 16 and 17
Pier Point Road, Cairns

TOWNSVILLE
Sealink Terminal,
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville

 

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