2018 Australian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Conference

A Warm Tropical Welcome to Cairns for delegates attending the  2018 Australian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Conference.

This annual conference is being held at the Pullman Cairns International Hotel in the heart of Cairns’ CBD.

Local Travel experts Destination Cairns Marketing have been engaged by the Conference Organiser to assist delegates and partners in planning recreational day tours and activities in any spare time you have surrounding this event.

Please browse a range of hand selected tours and activities on this page where you can add items to a shopping cart and proceed to our secure check out page.

You can also feel very welcome to contact our local travel consultants with any specific questions or queries you may have. We are here to help you have the best Tropical North Queensland experience possible.

Contact Us:
P: 1800 807 730 (Toll Free within Australia)
E: info@destinationcairns.com.au



Quick List

Rainforest & Wildlife

Great Barrier Reef & Islands

White Water Rafting

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Value Day Tours

Kuranda Rail, Skyrail & Hartleys Crocodile Adventure

Start your day with a transfer from your accommodation to Freshwater Station for check-in. Time then for an historical rail journey to Kuranda, enjoying breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns to the tropical rainforest of Kuranda.

Upon arrival in Kuranda, there is limited free time to explore this quaint village.

Here you board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway taking you on an experience over World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforest. Enjoy birds-eye views as you glide just meters over the canopy, before exploring the forest floor and learning more about your surroundings at two rainforest stations. A coach is waiting at Smithfield terminal to transfer you to Hartley's. .

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland! Then it's time to explore the remainder of the park. Highlights of the Park include the Wetlands Cruise, Crocodile Attack Show and Snake Show. Your return transfer departs at 4:50pm.

Further Details:

  • Hotel pick-up from 7:00 - 8:00am
  • Check-in at Freshwater Station
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail at 8:50am
  • Limited free time in Kuranda (approx 50min)
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway at 11.30am
  • Coach transfer & entry to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
  • Snake Show at 2:00pm
  • Wetlands Cruise at 2:30pm
  • Crocodile Attack Show at 3:00pm
  • Cassowary Feeding at 4:15pm
  • Koala Feeding at 4:30pm
  • Return coach transfer back to your hotel.

Book now for only$199.00

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Great Adventures

Great Barrier Reef Adventure

The beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is yours to experience when you cruise from Cairns to our luxury 3 level pontoon on the Outer Reef. Escape into a world of surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef. From the comfort of the stable reef activity platform, this is the perfect base for swimmers and non-swimmers to explore. Snorkel and dive, visit the underwater observatory and cruise in a semi-sub, or just relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch.

The pontoon features undercover seating and tables, a sundeck, full bar facilities, swimming enclosure for children, change rooms with fresh water showers, and scuba diving facilities with a semi-submerged dive platform.

Further Details:

  • Return luxury air-conditioned fast catamaran to Outer Reef
  • Morning and afternoon tea & coffee
  • Hot & cold buffet lunch
  • Coral viewing from semi-submersible vessel
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Use of buoyancy vests
  • Underwater observatory
  • Reef education presentation


An additional $6.50 Environmental Management Charge per person is payable at the time of check in.

Book now for only$242.50

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Great Adventures

Green Island Eco Adventure - 1300 Cairns Departure

Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - a premier world heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Aboard Great Adventures' fast catamaran journey from Cairns, you can be there in just 45 minutes! Green Island's unique reef and rainforest environment awaits to provide the one-stop tropical island experience. Revel in an array of activities or relax and let your day unfold in this tropical paradise. Stroll through magical rainforest, laze on white coral sand beaches, swim, dive or snorkel...

This Green Island cruise is perfect for visitors with limited time. With a range exciting optional activities, you can design your day at your own pace. You'll will also have the choice of glass bottom boat coral viewing or snorkelling equipment.

Further Details:

  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
  • 2 hours on Green Island
  • Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
  • Self Guided Eco Island Walk
  • Choice of Glass Bottom Boat coral viewing tour OR use of snorkelling equipment
  • Use of Island swimming pool exclusive for Great Adventures guests
  • Use of day visitor facilities

Book now for only$96.00

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Raging Thunder - Rafting & Canyoning

Rafting - Tully Xtreme

Xtreme Rafting operates on the Tully River, specifically designed for those seeking small and intimate group sizes. Travelling with our senior guides, negotiate your way down the river with a small flotilla of rafts with time to experience body surfing, rock jumping and rapid swims. Xtreme hits the river first, giving you the Tully at its absolute best.

Xtreme rafting, where the group size is small and the action is large!

Departs Cairns & Northern Beaches Daily 7.00am & Returns approx 6.30pm
Departs Mission Beach Daily 8.00am & Returns 5.00pm

Further Details:

  • ***Due to water levels Xtreme option is not available between 1 August and 15 November 2016***
  • Guaranteed small groups
  • Highly experienced senior guides
  • Longest trip on the Tully River
  • BBQ lunch and afternoon snack
  • Body surfing + Rock jumping + Rapid swimming and raft surfing
  • Guaranteed water levels all year round
  • Accommodation transfers
  • All tuition with no experience necessary


$30 per person levy payable on the day of travel

Book now for only$259.00

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Foaming Fury

*Barron River Rafting - Half Day

Join Foaming Fury's professional team for an afternoon of thrills and spills on the Barron River. Travel just 20 minutes North West of Cairns to the Barron River and let Foaming Fury's guide entertain you in eight person rafts. Spend two hours paddling rapids up to Grade 3 (four hour round trip). Barron River is a Dam controlled river, allowing consistent supplies of water all year round. A professional photographer accompanies each tour, providing top quality rafting photographs for purchase.

Further Details:

  • A fun filled 2 hours of rafting grade 3 rapids
  • Rafts carry up to 7 passengers plus your experienced river guide
  • No experience necessary
  • Minimum age is 12 years.


An additional $30 per person compulsory rafting levy is payable on day of travel.

Book now for only$138.00