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Tour ID: 10003522

You will have great time on this 2-hour cruise and see interesting parts of Cairns that are only accessible by boat. Trinity Inlet connects Cairns to the sea.  It has a wonderful eco system that you will learn all about. And yes, you may see crocodiles especially in the cooler months.

  • explore Trinity Inlet and Cairns Harbour
  • crocodile and bird watching
  • informative nature talks
  • Only able to be explored by boat
  • Most locals don't get to see the inlet

Enjoy a 2 hour calm water cruise along Trinity Inlet, through the mangroves with the chance to spot crocodiles, particularly in the cooler months, all from the safety of our vessel, a modern, air-conditioned 14 metre catamaran providing the ultimate in cruising comfort. In this 300 square kilometre maze of mangroves, expect rich diverse wildlife, stunning scenery and a relaxing cruise with informative commentary from our crew. Join us for a stunning harbour cruise and we’ll show you what many of the Cairns locals haven’t even seen yet – you’ll be amazed at what’s right on our doorstep!

HIGHLIGHTS:

- explore Trinity Inlet and Cairns Harbour
- crocodile and bird watching
- informative nature talks


Trinity Inlet Cairns supports a diverse and fascinating ecosystem. Enjoy a calm water cruise along picturesque Trinity Inlet and discover the secrets of this unique and special mangrove-lined waterway that is home to a rich and diverse array of wildlife including crocodiles, native birds and over 70 species of fish. Linking Cairns to the sea, Trinity Inlet is a tropical tidal estuary that services freight, leisure and fishing vessels. This vibrant and busy harbour is steeped in history and culture - captivating it's visitors with many interesting sea faring tales of the trade.

This magnificent tidal estuary is rarely seen and is only accessible by boat, we offer a luxury, air-conditioned cruise taking visitors along Trinity Inlet on this scenic nature cruise. With waterways winding through a maze of mangroves, this is the saltwater crocodile's natural habitat - spot them basking on the muddy banks and with over half of Australia’s bird species found locally, a Cairns Harbour Cruise is great for avid bird watchers. Throughout the tour passengers receive informative commentary from our trained interpretive staff.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Afternoon tea.
    Interpretive commentary from friendly and knowledgeable crew.
    Crocodile and bird spotting whilst enjoying stunning scenery.
    Learn about the life and breeding habitats of the crocodile.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Drinks and snacks.
    Souvenirs.
    Film and sunscreen.
    Coach Transfers.

  • Duration:

    2 hours

  • Departure:

    1:30 PM Daily

  • Return:

    3.30 pm

  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Palm Cove, Cairns Beaches, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Lake Placid, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach, Machans Beach and Holloways Beach

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    A coach pick up service is available as an optional extra from all accommodation houses in Cairns and the Northern Beaches (extra cost).
    Passengers making their own way should check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns at 1.00pm.
    Note: Coach passengers will have free time in Cairns after the tour, until the coach departs at 5pm.

  • What to bring:

    Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
    Camera.
    Cash for drinks and snacks from the licensed bar.

  • Fitness level required:

    Low

  • Child policies:

    Child Fare 4-14 years inclusive.
    Infants 3 and under travel free.
    Family Fare is 2 Adults and 2 Children (not applicable with other discounts).

  • Additional Information:

  • Destinations:

    Cairns

Optional Extras

  • Coach Transfer from City Hotels

    Coach Transfer from Cairns CBD Hotels. Note: Return transfer leaves harbour at 5pm.Hotels.

    Adults: $20.00 | Children: $10.00 | Family: $50.00

  • Coach Transfer from Cairns Beaches Hotels

    Coach Transfers from Cairns Northern Beaches Hotels. Note: Return transfer leaves harbour at 5pm.Hotels.

    Adults: $24.00 | Children: $12.00 | Family: $60.00

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