Explore the city and enjoy a high ropes course amongst blooming wildlife in one exciting day in Cairns.
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Pick-up from Select Hotels in Cairns
St. Monica's Cathedral
Start the tour with an exploration of Cairn's Central Business District. Then enter one of the most spectacular cathedrals in Australia, St. Monica's Cathedral, where you can see the world's largest themed stained glass windows.
Cairns Museum (Available from 1 August to 31 March 2018)
Visit the Cairns Museum where you will learn about the rich history and culture of the city. Moreover, expand your knowledge about Cairns' local life in a tropical climate, and tales of diseases, predators, rainforests, reefs, Aboriginal culture and many more!
Flecker Botanical Garden
Take a guided stroll through Flecker Botanical Gardens, known for having one of the best exhibitis of tropical plants in the country. Throughout the tour, your guide will explain the various flora and fauna you see along the butterfly-lined pathway under the green canopy.
Barron Gorge National Park and Surprise Creek
Enjoy a stroll near Surprise Creek Falls, situated in the beautiful Barron Gorge National Park, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
Visit the tropical paradise of Palm Cove where you can enjoy the beautiful white sand beach, and clear waters.
Cairns Wildlife Dome
Immerse yourself in a rainforest environment in the middle of the city. Observe various forms of wildlife including curlews, frogmouths, turtles, lizards, pythons, and freshwater crocodiles. The Wildlife Dome is home to nearly 60 different species of birds, mammals, and reptiles.
Ropes Course at Cairns ZOOM
Experience a different kind of adventure at Cairns ZOOM on the Challenge Ropes Course inside the Wildlife Dome. There are 4 activities to choose from including the mid-ZOOM, Hi-ZOOM, PowerJump, and Dome-Climb.
Drop-off at Select Hotels in Cairns
Spend the afternoon discovering the vibrant city of Cairns. Immerse in the rich cultural heritage and see the beauty of the Far North.
Enter St. Monica's Cathedral and be amazed at the world's largest themed stained glass windows. Enjoy your choice of beverage from locally grown tea, coffee or hot chocolate with freshly baked scones at a local cafe. Discover a world of floras in the heart of a bustling metropolis at the Flecker Botanic Gardens. Renowned for having one of the best exhibitions of tropical plants in Australia, it is guaranteed that only the most exquisite plant life is cultivated in the land.
The tour will also take you to Cairns' best scenic lookouts. Marvel at the panoramic views of the city and the hillsides from the most stunning vantage points. Take a stroll at the Barron Gorge National Park and feel the drizzles of the majestic Surprise Creek Falls. Saunter along Palm Cove, feel the wind and enjoy the magnificent sandy beach and crystal clear waters.
Add more thrill and excitement to your tour and visit Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, the world's first Challenge Ropes Course in a wildlife park. Witness shows and presentations of free-flying birds and roaming animals. Experience a nature adventure at varying heights and level of difficulty. Try four challenging activities and release your adventurous spirit!
The Ropes Course
Mid-Zoom is a mid-level ropes course with 24 crossing elements. It has tunnels, a climbing wall, cargo net, and swings.
Hi-Zoom is a high-level rope course with 38 crossing elements. Suited for the more adventurous at heart, it consists of more complex crossings and 3 zip lines where one of which will pass over Goliath the 4m crocodile.
PowerJump is a controlled descent device that allows participants to jump from 13m high platform.
Wildlife Dome Operating Hours
Daily from 09:00 to 17:00, except Christmas Day
Children below 4 years old are free of charge.
Cairns highlights tour is approximately 5.5 hours. The Dome portion of the tour can be experienced before or after the Cairns Highlights tour. Participants must make their own way to the Dome.
Please wear comfortable and sensible clothing. It is recommended that you wear shorts or slacks, and closed shoes with good grip. Skirts, sandals, crocs or slip-off shoes is strictly not allowed. Rental shoes and shorts (for purchase) will be available at the retail section of the park.
Choice of beverage with fresh scones
Wildlife Dome entry
4 rope courses activities
Mid-ZOOm, Dome Climb and Power Jump participants must be over 120 centimeters tall, while Hi-ZOOm must be over 140 centimeters.
If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Guests must be below 265 lbs (120 kg) to participate in this activity.
Skirts, sandals, crocs or slip-off shoes is strictly not allowed. Rental shoes and shorts (for purchase) will be available at the retail section of the park.
Printed VELTRA voucher
Closed toe shoes
Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
The Dome portion of the tour can be experienced before or after the Cairns Highlights tour. Participants must make their own way to the Dome.
Participants 16 years old and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Please arrive at your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to the start time.
Children three (3) years old and under are free, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.
Drinks and meals are available for purchase
Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 21:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.