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Cairns Tours, Cruises & Activities
Here in Tropical North Queensland, we like to say we live in Nature’s Theme Park, and the activities and attractions here are renowned the world over. From the spectacular Great Barrier Reef to World Heritage-listed rainforests and all in between, your holiday can be as active or as relaxing as you wish. With something for everyone, most tours offer door to door service at your Cairns northern beaches accommodation.
Do ask us when you arrive about special interests and preferred activities, however here are some ideas to get you started.
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Tropical North Queensland
The York Beachfront Apartments is in a fantastic location to explore all of what Tropical North Queensland has to offer.
Great Barrier Reef
Experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef with absolute ease during your stay at York Beachfront Holiday Apartments. Embark on a thrilling adventure as you snorkel or scuba dive, with all equipment provided, on daily cruises that depart to the reef. If you prefer to stay dry, indulge in the mesmerizing coral gardens from the comfort of an underwater observatory or a semi-submersible cruise. For a breathtaking aerial view, take to the skies on a scenic flight via helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft. Whichever way you choose to explore, the beauty of the reef is simply spectacular! Rest assured, all tour operators offer convenient pick-ups and drop-offs directly from The York Apartments. Book your unforgettable reef expedition today and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Kuranda Village, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway & Kuranda Scenic Railway
Discover the magic of the world’s most beautiful rainforest experience with a must-do day trip to Skyrail. Located just moments from Yorkeys Knob, this 7km cable car ride will transport you to the enchanting village of Kuranda. Immerse yourself in a world of attractions, cafes, shops, and markets nestled within the lush rainforest. On your return journey, relish in the picturesque views stretching across canefields to the mesmerizing Coral Sea aboard the iconic Kuranda Scenic Railway. Embark on an unforgettable adventure that combines nature, culture, and breathtaking scenery. Explore Skyrail and Kuranda today!
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Kite Surfing at Yorkeys Knob
Discover the exhilarating world of kite surfing at Yorkeys Knob, one of Australia’s premier destinations for this thrilling sport. With stunning views of colorful sails skimming across the blue waters, you’ll be mesmerized by the riders chasing the perfect gust of wind. Whether you’re an experienced kite surfer or a novice looking to learn, our onsite tuition ensures everyone can have a go and the best part is, it’s just walking distance from The York Beachfront Apartments.
The Atherton Tablelands
The Atherton Tablelands, located just an hour’s drive away, are naturally air-conditioned plateaux that offer a perfect blend of nature and lifestyle. This enchanting region boasts rainforests, national parks, lakes, waterfalls, as well as charming townships, great coffee and captivating attractions. Visitors can marvel at Millstream Falls, explore the fascinating extinct volcano crater lakes of Barrine and Eacham, and discover Bromfield Swamp and the Mareeba Wetlands, a haven for avid birdwatchers. Discover the wonders of the Tablelands during your stay at York Beachfront Holiday Apartments – Cairns Beaches Accommodation.
Port Douglas, Daintree and Cape Tribulation
Paronella Park And The Innisfail Region
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Looking for some adrenaline-pumping activities during your stay at your Cairns northern beaches accommodation? Look no further! Just a short distance away from Yorkeys Knob, you can explore the vibrant underwater world through snorkeling or diving in the breathtaking reef. And if you still have some energy left after a day of adventure, Cairns offers a lively nightlife scene with plenty of nightclubs and bars just 15 minutes up the road. These are just a few of the exciting attractions nearby, with many more to discover.
Whatever your heart desires for an adrenaline rush, we’ve got it covered. All you need to do is get here, book your room, and leave the rest to us. From heart-stopping bungy jumps by AJ Hackett to thrilling white water rafting in Barron River or Tully River, the options are endless. For the ultimate adrenaline rush, why not try skydiving over Cairns or Mission Beach. If you prefer to ride the waves, Yorkeys Knob is Kite Surfing Central, offering reliable wind for kite surfing lessons and hire from Yorkeys Beach. And for those seeking a different kind of speed, we have two awesome go-kart tracks in the Cairns area, where you can reach speeds of up to 160km/h. If you’re up for a challenge, hop on an ATV and test your fitness on these 4×4 250cc bad boys for half a day of exhilaration. But the excitement doesn’t end there! Experience the thrill of cable skiing or wakeboarding, or take it to new heights with parasailing. And if you’re a history buff with a taste for adventure, don’t miss the opportunity to drive a real tank at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, home to the largest display of armored vehicles and artillery in the Southern Hemisphere. Plus, they even have a shooting gallery for an added dose of excitement.
Your thrilling adventure awaits, right at your doorstep.
Book your Tropical North Queensland adventures with the York office or via any one of the website links