Cairns Shore Excursion: Cairns Harbor Cruise

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    1:30 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Reef Fleet Terminal
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 3:30pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Discover the beauty of the Cairns waterfront when your cruise ship is in port, on a two-hour cruise through Trinity Inlet and the surrounding mangroves. See stunning estuary, rainforest and mountain scenery on your shore excursion as you cruise through the meandering waterways. Look out for saltwater crocodiles sunning themselves on the shore as you explore their mangrove habitat.


  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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After your ship docks in Cairns, enjoy a cruise through Cairns tidal estuary on the air-conditioned MV Crocodile Explorer. Follow the waterways of this stunning estuary, backed by the picturesque rainforest and mountains, and see magnificent views usually reserved for fishing boats.

You might see crocodiles basking on the shore as your cruise boat makes its way through the mangroves, especially in the cooler mid-year months. Your knowledgeable crew will share interesting facts about the crocodiles breeding habits and their mangrove environment.

See points of interest on the Cairns waterfront, and learn about the harbors history while you cruise. With a mix of indoor and outdoor viewing areas, the cruise suits all weather -- sit in the air-conditioned cabin or find a viewing area outside.

Snacks and souvenirs are available for sale from the fully licensed bar on board (own expense), and afternoon tea is included on your cruise. Children can take a tour of the wheelhouse and all kids receive a Crocodile Certificate and crocodile coloring-in sheet.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal for your ships departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.


Informative commentary

Afternoon tea

Children 14 years and under receive a Crocodile Certificate, tour of the wheelhouse and a crocodile coloring-in sheet



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Disabled access is limited and passengers must have some mobility. Presence of a carer is necessary to assist with boarding and disembarking the cruise

Traveler Reviews

  • 01-Dec-2013

    Yes we all had a wonderful land very informative couple of hours. The skipper was great, very friendly and explained everything about the places we passed. A really relaxing afternoon. Thank you.