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Well known as the adventure capital of Australia! On this getaway you’ll be able to explore Cairns City, the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and slide your way through the natural rock formations of the Atherton Tablelands.
The Cairns Getaway is perfect for you if:
- You want to take a short break
- You're travelling as a couple or with friends
- You enjoy outdoor / adventure activities
- You enjoy being in and around water
Check out our Ultimate Recommendations section to see how you could be spending your time in Cairns!
- 4 nights accommodation in Cairns City (Hostel Accommodation Dorm Style OR Opt to Upgrade to a Private Room)
- Enjoy Hostel Activities - Swimming Pool, Onsite Bar, Great Central Location
- Day Tour on the Great Barrier Reef - visit various snorkel stops (can upgrade to diving for a surcharge) on this day tour exploring the Great Barrier Reef with snacks and lunch included.
- Waterfalls Day Tour - explore the Atherton Tablelands on this day tour explore the natural rock formations and waterfalls. Lunch Included.
- Easy Access to the Cairns Lagoon
This is your getaway! All the inclusions listed can be completed on any day of your choosing, so just get in contact with us if you have a preference. Please note that the Waterfalls Tour is only available on certain days and times so take this into consideration during your trip.
Our recommended itinerary looks like this:
Day 1 - Arrive and enjoy the local area surrounding the hostel
Day 2 - Waterfalls Day Tour.
Day 3 - Explore Cairns City. Lounge by the Lagoon. Or add on a Bungee Jump Experience.
Day 4 - Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling Tour.
Day 5 - Depart.
Your Cairns getaway will include 4 nights accommodation at Gilligan's Cairns. The accommodation has its own onsite bar/nightclub and swimming pool. It is centrally located in Cairns, only a short walk to restaurants, cafes and shops.
Gilligans Cairns offers a great place to rest after a day filled with activities with a luxe style. Accommodation is in Shared Dorms. Twin and private room upgrades are available to book. Private rooms located on higher levels to ensure a quieter nights rest for the ultimate relaxation.
HOW TO BOOK
To book the Cairns Getaway, click 'Book Now' and select your chosen departure date and any upgrades you would like to book. We'll send you a booking confirmation as well as important information about your tour. You can arrive any time on Day 1 and make your way to the hostel.
FLIGHTS & INSURANCE
The closest airport to Cairns is Cairns Airport, only a 10 to 15 minute drive to the city. Flights to Cairns or transport from the airport are not included. Compare flight prices here.
You can book your flight to arrive in at any time on Day 1 as there are no tour arrangements confirmed on this day.
Travel insurance is not included. Get a quote from our recommended travel insurance partners here.
PRIVATE ROOM UPGRADES
Prefer a little more privacy during your getaway? Then just add the private room upgrade at checkout. The private rooms are modern & stylish with private ensuite facilities.
Can I travel solo, as a couple or as a group?
All of the above! This package can be tailored for you. Whether you are in need of some self exploration and are travelling solo, or you're travelling as a couple, or you're travelling as a group, we can help make sure this package is just right for you and organise the accommodation to your needs.
What is the accommodation?
This Cairns Getaway package includes accommodation at Gilligans Cairns. Accommodation is in a Shared Dorms. Private upgrades available.
Can I upgrade to private accommodation?
Yes - absolutely. Just select the twin or private room upgrade via the checkout and booking process.
Can I purchase this as a gift for someone?
For sure! During the booking process, book under the gift recipients name and complete the billing details in full.