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The 3 Night Tropical Treat Package offers a Cairns experience at a fraction of the normal price. 

The Tropical Treat Includes:

  • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Central city location
  • Full buffet breakfast daily
  • Fantastic pool with pool bar & sandy beach
  • Fitzroy Island, Snorkel, Glass Bottom Boat, Lunch
  • Kuranda Train & Skyrail daytrip

DAY ONE: Check in to Novotel Oasis Resort, Cairns 

Centrally located in the heart of Cairns the multi award winning 4.5star Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort is situated on 5 acres of tropical gardens and has the largest lagoon style hotel pool in the City Centre.

What makes it Great?

  • Ideally located in the heart of Cairns
  • Swim-up pool bar
  • Kids play area
  • Resort style atmosphere
  • Fantastic for couples and families
  • Large Lagoon style pool complete with sandy beach

Property facilities include:

  • Large free-form swimming pool with sandy beach
  • Aqua Swim-up Pool Bar (12pm - 5pm)
  • Check-in 2pm, Check-out 11am
  • On-site Restaurant and Bar (Mizuna Restaurant, Novo Bar & Terrace)
  • 24 hour reception and porter service
  • 24 hour room service
  • Coin operated laundry
  • Gymnasium
  • Undercover car parking ($7.50 per day)
  • Conference/function facilities
  • Internet in all rooms (fee)
  • Babysitting on request (fee)
  • A KAPLA children’s play area
  • Natural Palm Massage & Beauty Studio on site - 7 days a week (fee)

Rooms Features:

Rooms can accommodate a maximum of 3 adults OR 2 adults and 2 children under 15yrs. Children under 15yrs stay free in existing bedding (based on max 2 children).

  • 1 x King OR 2 x Doubles
  • Air-conditioning
  • Daily room service
  • Tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar fridge
  • LCD Flat-screen TV, Cable/Satellite channels
  • Shower over bath (except disabled rooms)
  • In-room safe
  • Balcony OR Terrace
  • Standard rooms feature City OR Garden View
  • Superior Rooms feature Pool View


  • Cairns Airport: 7km drive
  • Cairns City / CBD: 100m walk

DAY TWO: Fitzroy Island - Island Day Tour - Raging Thunder

Fitzroy Island is only 45 minutes from Cairns and is one of the most unspoilt islands on the Great Barrier Reef.

Being a continental island, it is covered with lush, pristine rainforest. Getting wet and exploring the coral reef surrounding the island, where tropical fish present a rainbow of colour, is as easy as stepping off the beach.

Bird life also abounds here, presenting a natural showcase not to be missed. If you want to explore an idyllic, unspoilt tropical paradise, your choices are plentiful with a day tour to Fitzroy Island.

Spend the day snorkelling the fringing coral reefs, strolling through the National Park rainforest walking tracks, or for the more adventurous hiker, discover breathtaking views of the island and surrounding reefs. There are hiking trails and guided walks as well as numerous water sports options available.


  • A high-speed catamaran from Cairns takes just 45 minutes
  • Departs Cairns at 9am. Check-in 8:15am inside the Reef Fleet Terminal at the Raging Thunder counter. 
  • A 12 minute walk from Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
  • Departs Fitzroy Island at 4.30pm

Fitzroy Island Activity Pass 2 & ferry transfers:

  • Return Ferry Transfers on a high speed ferry
  • Snorkel gear
  • Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • Picnic lunch
  • Use of Ocean Trampoline (seasonal)
  • Reef tax

Lunch Choice: 

Cold lunch:

  • Double Smoked Leg Ham, Cheddar Cheese, Dijon Mustard, Tomato and Lettuce Focaccia,
  • Marinated Chicken Breast, Cucumber, Red Onion, Herbed Mayonnaise and Salad Wrap
  • Seasonal whole Fruit, Muesli Bar, Bottled Juice and Water
  • Vegetarian available on request

Hot lunch:

  • Japanese Golden Beef and Potato Curry with Steamed Jasmine Rice
  • Seasonal whole piece of Fruit
  • Muesli Bar, Bottled Juice and Water

Take your time to really enjoy the island on the walking tracks. There is a track up to the lighthouse which is relatively easy.  The view from the summit at 260m is breathtaking.

DAY THREE: Scenic Train / Kuranda / Skyrail - Tropical Horizons

Tropical Horizons combines the Kuranda Scenic Rail through the Barron Gorge National Park, and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway offering a 7.5km journey over the rainforest canopy, and free time in Kuranda.  We recommend visiting both the Original and Heritage Markets and the many Kuranda attractions including Birdworld, The Kuranda Koala Gardens and The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary.  A great day trip! 

Kuranda Boarding Pass:

  • Quick and easy check-in on coaches and at Skyrail
  • Express check-in and pre-allocated seating on Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Highly detailed information on your day ensuring your day runs smoothly
  • Detailed Kuranda map with highlights and points of interest
  • Tour itinerary with timings and Handy Hints

    Train first then Skyrail - Kuranda - Return to Novotel Cairns Oasis:
    • Novotel pick-up 8.15am
    • Transfer to Freshwater station for your train journey to Kuranda
    • Free time in Kuranda
    • Choice of 1.00pm or 3.00pm Skyrail
    • Coach arrives at your hotel - 3.15pm or 5.15pm

    The Kuranda Scenic Railway is a spectacular journey offering views of World Heritage Listed rainforest, steep ravines and picturesque waterfalls within the Barron Gorge National Park. This famous railway winds its way from Kuranda to Cairns.
    Allow 1.5 hours for this journey.

    Kuranda Village is a quaint little township in the rainforest, situated where both Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Train journeys terminate. Kuranda Village is famous for arts and crafts and indigenous artefacts and the excellent attractions of the Butterfly Sanctuary, Koala Gardens and Bird World.

    Passengers travelling with Tropical Horizons Day Tours may obtain discount entry to these attractions (show your boarding pass).  Both The Original Kuranda Markets and the Heritage Markets are open daily. 

    You will journey up the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway which spans 7.5kms over pristine rainforest.
    Gliding just metres above the rainforest canopy in comfortable six-person gondola cabins, the Skyrail journey will immerse you in an intimate rainforest experience. Enjoy the stunning rainforest scenery, panoramic views of the Cairns’ tropical region and the glittering waters of the Coral Sea.

    During your Skyrail journey you will have time to explore two on the rainforest mid-stations - Red Peak and Barron Falls, where you can explore the forest floor on boardwalks, view the scenic look-outs and spend time in the state-of-the-art Rainforest Interpretive Centre.

    A one-way Skyrail Experience will take approximately 90 minutes to complete.  You can spend as much time at you like at Skyrail rainforest mid-stations enjoying the facilities and rainforest atmosphere. Plan to spend approximately 20-30 minutes.

    Gold Class Train upgrade (extra cost):

    Gold Class on Kuranda Scenic Railway a special rail journey for the discerning traveller - all in your exclusive carriage. Your experience includes:

    • Dedicated Guest Services attendant
    • Individual seating, lounge-style chairs
    • Ambient historical decor
    • Welcome drinks
    • Appetisers, local coffee & tea
    • Beverages, beer, sparkling and still wine
    • Gift pack
    • Available on 9:50am train from Freshwater
    • Available on 3:30pm train from Kuranda

    Skyrail Diamond View Gondolas upgrade (extra cost):  Provides guests with amazing panoramic views of the tropical landscape, Coral Sea and rainforest canopy, but also the unique perspective of looking straight down from the treetops to the forest floor through the glass flooring for the entire Skyrail experience. Taking a maximum of 5 persons and a waiting time of 7 minutes. (extra cost)

    DAY FOUR: End of Package. Depart Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort  

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