Hotel Cairns Getaway Package

  • 4 NIGHTS @ THE HOTEL CAIRNS
  • FULL BREAKFAST DAILY
  • GREEN ISLAND DAY TRIP INCLUDING
  • SNORKEL OR GLASS BOTTOM BOAT TOUR
  • KURANDA TRAIN & SKYRAIL RAINFOREST CABLEWAY
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Hotel Cairns Getaway Package Info

HOTEL CAIRNS GETAWAY PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 4 Nights at The Hotel Cairns
  • Full Breakfast daily
  • Green Island day tour
  • Snorkelling gear or Glass bottom boat tour
  • Kuranda Rail & Skyrail

Day One:  Arrive into Cairns, check into The Hotel Cairns

The Hotel Cairns is one street back from the Cairns Esplanade and conveniently located an easy 10 minute drive from the Airport.  A 5 minute walk to the centre of the CBD, restaurants, cafes, cinemas and the main Esplanade precinct with its free lagoon swimming pool, boardwalks and nature observation posts.  The Hotel Cairns offers comfortable, classic, Queenslander style accommodation. 

Hotel Facilities include: 

  • FREE WiFI
  • Cardio-gymnasium 
  • Swimming pool and spa
  • Undercover parking
  • Guest laundry (charges apply)
  • Onsite Restaurant. Breakfast is served between 6.00am and 9.00am daily. Breakfasts feature an extensive choice of seasonal tropical fruits, pastries, cereals and a freshly cooked hot buffet.

Room Facilities include: 

  • Air Conditioning & Ceiling Fans
  • Bath and Shower combined, Hairdryer
  • Flat Screen TV (Satellite/Cable), DVD/CD Player
  • Desk
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Linen and Towels provided
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities

Plantation Rooms: Occupying the ground and first floor levels of our hotel, the 22sqm Plantation Rooms are modern, fully equipped hotel style rooms and are available in either 2 king single beds or 1 king size bed configuration.  Can accommodate maximum 2 guests. 

Tower Rooms:   Located on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th level of the hotel, Tower Rooms have 33sqm of living area making them ideal for longer stays. Available in either a queen size bed or the option for an extra single bed configuration.


Day Two:  Green Island Eco Adventure  

Make your own way to the Reef Fleet Terminal for your Green Island Eco Adventure.  Located only a 10 minute stroll along the Cairns Esplanade, from The Hotel Cairns.  Check in is required 30 mins prior to your scheduled departure time.  

Your day includes: 

  • Return fast catamaran cruise
  • Tea and coffee
  • Self Guided Eco Island Walk
  • Choice of Glass Bottom Boat tour OR use of snorkelling equipment
  • Use of Island swimming pool 
  • Use of day visitor facilities

Ferry Departures:

  • From Cairns-8:30am,10:30am,1:00pm
  • From Green Island-12:00pm,2:30pm,4:30pm
  • Allow 45 minutes travel time each way
  • Please advise preferred ferry times when booking

Green Island is the only coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef with a rainforest growing on it, which is home to 126 native plant species, colourful birdlife, surrounded by magnificent coral gardens and is some 15 hectares (approx 37 acres) in size.

With a range of exciting optional activities, you can design your day at your own pace. You'll also have the choice of glass bottom boat coral viewing OR snorkelling equipment.


Day Three:  Kuranda Train & Skyrail: 

This an unguided budget tour option which combines the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway into a relaxing scenic day trip.

Train Up, Skyrail Down

  • The Hotel Cairns pick-up approx 8.45am (confirmed at the time of booking)
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail 9.50am
  • 4 hours free time in Kuranda
  • Return by Skyrail 3.30pm
  • Barron Falls & Red Peak Boardwalks
  • Transfer to The Hotel Cairns at 4.50pm

Kuranda Scenic Rail:  At Freshwater Station, board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail for your journey to Kuranda.  The Journey takes 1.5 hours from Freshwater station. 

Kuranda Village: Free time is allowed to explore this quaint village, including the Heritage Markets which operate daily.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway: At your scheduled time, board Skyrail for your journey to Smithfield. There are 2 stops enroute to explore Barron Falls and Red Peak Rainforest Boardwalks.  The Journey takes 1.15mins

OPTIONAL UPGRADES (Additional Cost)

Gold Class Kuranda Scenic Rail provides a premium experience for passengers wanting that extra comfort and a little bit of luxury for a most memorable experience. Gold Class includes:

  • 9.55am departure from Freshwater Station to Kuranda
  • 3.30pm departure from Kuranda to Cairns
  • Dedicated personalised Gold Class attendant
  • Individual seating, lounge-style chairs (24 seats in each carriage over 4 carriages)
  • Ambient, historical d├ęcor, including timber look flooring, historical photographs and cedar interior
  • Gift pack including Kuranda Scenic Railway badge, pen, postcard and postage
  • Souvenir trip guide available in 9 languages
  • Optional exclusive tour of the Heritage-Listed Signal Cabin at Kuranda station
    - Conducted 15 minutes after arrival for morning trains
    - Conducted 30 minutes prior to departure for afternoon trains
  • Food & beverage offerings will focus on Queensland and local Tablelands produce such as:
    o Gallo Dairyland Cheese
    o Skybury Coffee
    o Wondaree Macadamias
    o Mango to Go (100% pure mango "ice-cream" style treat)
    o Freshly baked muffins with local fruit
    o Sirromet Wines
    o Great Northern Brewing Company Super Crisp Lager

Kuranda Wildlife Experience includes entry to the Kuranda Koala Gardens, Birdworld and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. You will have access to all three attractions at a great saving off the normal admission price! Alternatively, you can book entry only to each attraction. 


Day Four: Free day to explore Cairns

The Hotel Cairns is located within easy walking distance to the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon and shopping area. 


Day Five: Check out from The Hotel Cairns, End of Package

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Guest Reviews

Green Island Adventure (100)

Green Island

had a wonderful day with my grandchildren on green island they really enjoyed everything that was on offer.

Posted By Carol Crump

recommend for families.

Green Island was beautiful but over crowded. Definite recommend for families.

Posted By Kirra

Great value! Fantastic time!

Our group of eight people had a fantastic time on Green Island, and the whole experience from booking to enjoying our day went extremely smoothly. Great value for money!

Posted By Renee

Amazing adventure.

Amazing adventure.

Posted By Pamela Taylor

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Family day out

Very good and fun for all family

Posted By Cesar Carreno

Amazing Kuranda

Lovely journey with fantastic scenery

Posted By Carolanne Benson

Worth the Upgrade

We had a great time and enjoyed the gold service train ride up to kuranda. We upgraded our tickets to diamond class on the way down and it was a magical experience

Posted By Marilyn Holland

Great day

Great day cannot fault.

Posted By Debbie Christensen

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Skyrail

Staff were friendly and very helpful. We loved the excellent range of gifts in the Skyrail shop. It was a terrific day excursion. Thanks

Posted By Jeanette Humphries

Kuranda

A fantastic trip winding up the mountain to Kuranda where you can find all sorts of things to see and do - don't miss the Koala Park!

Posted By Tony Downing

Gold Class Train

Had a great time going up to the rainforest on the tram and returning on the train in Gold Class. It was a really hot day and the snacks and cold drinks in Gold Class made the upgrade a great deal. The scenery was wonderful in both directions.

Posted By Gail Jennings

Kuranda Day trip

Fantastic day, loved the train and the Skyrail was breathtaking.

Posted By Erika Cook

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Nice Hotel

This hotel was an older facility but nice and clean and very convenient to the esplanade, reef terminal, shopping and restaurants. It had a nice breakfast each morning included in the package, pool, and laundry facilities.

Posted By Susan Arnold

Nice place to stay

front desk always friendly and helpful

Posted By Rosemary Thibodeaux

Lovely room

We had a lovely room that would sleep 4 it was down on the first floor although it seemed to be on the ground we had table and chairs out on the patio. i felt we had gone on an overseas trip instead of in cairns

Posted By Carol Fitzgerald

Hotel room was very nice

The hotel room was very nice but feel they could tidy up the pool area, chairs need fixing and could do with a good sweep other wise nice. Breakfast was good.

Posted By Joanne Wyatt

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