Call 4WD Hire Cairns for expert advice, enquiries, quotes, and bookings 07 4051 1120 – Cape York Season open


Cairns Regional Attractions

Cairns Regional Attractions – So much to do!

Cairns, the vibrant gateway to Tropical North Queensland, beckons travelers with its promise of spectacular natural wonders, rich cultural experiences, and tantalizing local cuisine, all set against the backdrop of a tropical paradise. Whether you’re planning a short getaway or an extended stay, Cairns offers a huge range of regional attractions to captivate your senses and ignite your spirit of adventure. Cairns is a great place for a few days or a few weeks.

You can fly directly to Cairns internationally or domestically, from many locations.

Imagine going on an adventure to Cairns! It’s like stepping into a magical world full of amazing things to see and do. One of the best things about Cairns is that you can explore beautiful rainforests and colorful reefs at your doorstep.

Enjoy ride on the Skyrail above the rainforest. It’s like floating on a magic carpet high up in the sky! See all the rainforest trees and amazing views stretching out as far as your eyes can see. And if you want to meet some furry and scaly friends, you can visit places like Rainforestation, Kuranda Koala Gardens, or Cairns Aquarium. There, you can cuddle with koalas, see colorful fish, and even spot some other cool animals! This is one of the most popular Cairns regional attractions.

In the heart of Cairns, there’s a special place called Munro Martin Park and Cairns Performing Arts Precinct. It’s like a playground for your imagination! You can watch outdoor concerts, see exciting plays, and learn all about the awesome culture of the region. And if you’re interested in the history of the indigenous people, you can visit Tjapukai Cultural Park. There, you can go on guided tours, watch traditional dances, and see beautiful artworks that tell stories from long ago.

If you’re feeling adventurous, Cairns is the perfect place to start! You can explore the amazing Wet Tropics, The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics. A place so big in size it makes up 0.12% of Australia, it’s both accessible and diverse, from the easy walk to the famous Curtain Tree Fig to the longer hike to cool off in local waterfalls.

And of course, you can’t visit Cairns regional attractions without seeing the famous Great Barrier Reef! It’s like swimming in a giant aquarium filled with colorful fish and amazing coral. You can go on boat rides, snorkel in the clear water, or even take a helicopter ride to see the reef from above. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you’ll never forget!

The Daintree National Park is well worth a visit for a day or two, hire a 4WD vehicle and travel in comfort on your own itinerary and enjoy this area.

Regional Attractions

Cairns Aerial View 4WD Hire Cairns

Cairns Day Trips

It is a good idea to book your Cairns tours in advance because popular Cairns day trips often sell out. Our experienced staff can help you find the tour that suits you.

Learn More
SkyRail to Kuranda 4WD Hire Cairns


Enjoy Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Kuranda Scenic Railway Train. Stroll around the markets or walking tracks. Visit Koala Gardens or Butterfly sanctuary.

Learn More
Coastal Road 4WD Hire Cairns

Daintree & Cape Tribulation

Enjoy a full day out on a Cape Tribulation Daintree Tour and learn about the World Heritage listed Rainforest areas of the Cape Tribulation and Daintree National Park.

Learn More
Great Barrier Reef Trip 4WD Hire Cairns

Great Barrier Reef

Enjoy diving, swimming & snorkelling on a Great Barrier Reef cruise Cairns offering an unforgettable experience and excellent value for money. Enjoy a day “off road”.

Learn More
Atherton Tablelands 4WD Hire Cairns

Atherton Tablelands

Experience the variety of an Atherton Tablelands Tour with spectacular scenery, quality food and wine, informative history and unique wilderness and wildlife.

Learn More
Cape York 4WD Hire Cairns

Torres Strait

Make your way to the Torres Strait, so many places to stop off on the way to “the Tip” and beyond. We can help you book the vehicle to get you there.

Learn More

Find your 4WD adventure of a lifetime