Tours and Cruises
GreatSights provides premium day sightseeing tours to the most iconic destinations across the country, including Cape Reinga, Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Aoraki / Mount Cook and Milford Sound. GreatSights journeys take place on board premium coaches and complimentary hotel transfers.
Gray Line takes visitors to renowned destinations and amazing attractions around New Zealand in the comfort of premium touring coaches, with friendly, experienced driver/guides. Tours include alpine region adventures, attraction-packed city experiences and moving cultural interactions.
awesomeNZ offers intrepid, deeply rewarding travel experiences around New Zealand. Tours visit top destinations like the stunning Milford Sound, movie magical Hobbiton, breathtaking Aoraki / Mount Cook and the beautiful Bay of Islands. Passionate, friendly local guides share stories about New Zealand’s people, history and culture along the way.
Auckland Explorer Bus
Auckland Explorer Bus is the city’s original hop on, hop off sightseeing tour company – it’s the perfect way to explore all of Auckland’s top attractions and enjoy interesting commentary and friendly service along the way. Among the attractions visited on the updated route are the Sky Tower, Auckland Museum, Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, Parnell Village and the high-end shopping district of Newmarket.
Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari
Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari hosts thousands of guests every year aboard the 20 metre catamaran Dolphin Explorer, with daily 4.5-hour cruises departing from the city’s Viaduct Harbour. Guests encounter New Zealand marine wildlife, including Bryde’s whales, dolphins, orcas, seals and rare seabirds. Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari has over 18 years history of actively supporting marine mammal research.
Spirit of Cairns
Offering waterside dining and catering for functions and events, Spirit of Cairns is a 26 metre luxury sailing catamaran. It hosts dinner cruises seven nights per week, special event dinner cruises, as well as private functions, business conferences, and weddings.
Snorkel and Scuba
Tusa Reef Tours
The ultimate scuba diving and snorkelling day tour from Cairns, Tusa Reef Tour has set a new standard for Great Barrier Reef tours. Limited to just 40 guests, this premium all-inclusive day tour offers a truly unforgettable experience of the outer reef.
Spirit of Freedom
Spirit of Freedom is Australia’s premier liveaboard diving provider, offering tours to remote and iconic destinations. Trips include three days at the world famous Cod Hole and Ribbon Reefs, four days at the Coral Sea, Minke whale trips and special expeditions to new and rarely visited locations on the Great Barrier Reef and beyond.
Divers Den has been offering day trips and overnight liveaboard trips to the outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns for over 40 years. Divers Den also offers dive courses from its purpose-built five star Career Development and Dive Training Centre in Cairns.
Frankland Islands Reef Cruises
Frankland Islands Reef Cruises holds an exclusive commercial access permit to visit the Frankland Islands National Park, with visitor numbers capped at 100 per day. Tours depart Cairns daily and include return sightseeing coach transfers before boarding the 30m Turtle Islander for a relaxing cruise along the Mulgrave River and the shortest crossing to the Great Barrier Reef at just 30 minutes. Visitors then spend the day snorkelling, diving and exploring Normanby Island with a marine biologist.
InterCity is New Zealand’s largest passenger transport network, connecting people, places and experiences nationwide. Together with our premium day tours business GreatSights, it has a network of more than 600 destinations around the country, with over 130 services each day. Among its services are InterCity GOLD premium seats, and hours-based touring passes FlexiPass and TravelPass.
With history dating back over 100 years, Northland Ferries provides reliable and efficient transport options for local communities and visitors across the Northland region. Our vehicle and passenger ferries operate year-round and can accommodate a variety of vehicles, from motorbikes to large trucks and trailers.
The Daintree Ferry provides vehicle access across the Daintree River, connecting the northern Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation with the rest of Far North Queensland. The Daintree Ferry is proudly operated by TNQ Transport Services, a division of Entrada Travel Group, on behalf of the Douglas Shire Council.
Tourist Information Centres
Can be found in 4 handy locations across Cairns and Port Douglas and provide free advice and information for visitors to the region.