Many visitors to the Great Barrier Reef enjoy the tranquillity, the isolation and the relaxation of the area and its surrounds. Many enjoy just watching some of the most amazing sea creatures float by. Most people enjoy soaking up the tropical atmospshere that the Great Barrier Reef serves up daily.
But for some, thats still not enough.
Skypark Cairns – A.J. Hackett Bungy Jumping
The 50 metre high Cairns Bungy Tower is situated 15 km north of Cairns and is surrounded by lush tropical rainforest with panoramic views out to The Great Barrier Reef.
For over 20 years this tower of power has been the ultimate altar on which to sacrifice one’s fear. Hundreds of thousands of people from just about every nation on earth have made the pilgrimage to this Bungy Mecca.
Some periods of the year and times of the day they can get booked out so book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Only 20 minutes from Cairns City, AJ Hackett Cairns offers Australia’s only bungy jumping experience, all while being surrounded by some of the world’s oldest rainforest. At 140 metres above sea level, the Bungy location overlooks the Great Barrier Reef and is one of the world’s most beautiful viewing platforms!
AJ Hackett Cairns has 16 different types of jumps to choose from, so there’s something for everyone!
AJ Hackett Cairns – Skypark Adventure Day Pass
Includes: Unlimited Activities, Lunch, e-certificates, Air-conditioned vehicle.
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This is what makes the Swing special and adds to the excitement of speed: it soars over the rainforest canopy, hugs the slope, and weaves its way among the trees.
Beautiful vistas and an exhilarating thrill!
Combine a bungy jump with a tropical ATV tour (pictured above) and make a day of it! Whether you’re alone or with a friend, you may enjoy the Jungle Swing at speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour!
ATV Adventure Tour and Bungy Jump
Includes: Professional guide, Use of quad bike, Use of helmet, Safety Briefing, Bungy Jump, e-certificates, Air-conditioned vehicle, AJ Hackett Bungy exclusive Jumpers Only T-shirt (if complete Bungy Jump).
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Rafting Tours from Cairns and Port Douglas with Foaming Fury is all adventure!! Successfully operating full day Russell River white water rafting and half-day Barron River white water rafting adventures for the past 12 years.
R’n’R White Water Rafting
R’n’R White Water Rafting, Australia’s whitewater specialists, invites you to ride through the planets oldest rainforests on rivers that run to the reef. R’n’R White Water Rafting promote and preserve world heritage water that still runs totally wild.
Other Adventure Activities
Coral Sea Kayaking
Coral Sea Kayaking is an outdoor adventure company based at Mission Beach, Queensland, who offer sea kayaking tours, expeditions, private charter and hire within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, visiting many of the National Park islands in the region, such as Dunk Island, Hinchinbrook Island and the Family Island group.
Blazing Saddles Horse Riding and All Terrain Vehicles
Your tour begins with a horse ride through bush land surrounding the Blazing Saddles complex. Native Australian forest and rainforest surroundings provide interesting and adventurous trails and also many native animals and birds. After lunch, you will commence your exciting ATV obstacle course. This gives you the chance to improve your skills with steering and handling their All Terrain Vehicle. After the fun of the short course, you then venture into the forest through beautiful tree-lined trails.