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Far North Queensland Theme & amusement parks

Our most recommended Far North Queensland Theme & amusement parks

Cairns: Rainforest Bungy Jump

1. Cairns: Rainforest Bungy Jump

Get ready to push your limits and defy gravity. Located 20 minutes north of Cairns in the lush rainforest is the world's first purpose built Bungy Tower established in 1990. With a world first jump menu offering 16 different jump styles, there's a jump for everyone. Whether you’re a first time jumper or a seasoned thrill seeker, it is guaranteed that there will be a jump to take you out of your comfort zone and a bit further. There's nothing like a little adrenaline hit to remind you you're still alive. The site is designed for ultimate spectating with tailor-made viewing platforms, decks, licensed bar, music, live bands on Sundays, and sun chairs. From the top of the 50-meter tower you can see out over the Northern Beaches and out to the incredible Great Barrier Reef. So when you’re on the edge, ready to jump, soak in the views as it all looks quite different on the rebound.

From Cairns: AJ Hackett Giant Swing Experience

2. From Cairns: AJ Hackett Giant Swing Experience

Experience the high speeds and acceleration of Australia's only multi-person swing on a giant swing adventure from Cairns. Swoop through the rain forest from a height of 45 meters to 1 meter in just 3.5 seconds. Reach speeds of up to 120km/h. Local legend tells of a saber-toothed rain forest cat that once roamed the hills of Smithfield. The Aboriginals had a name for the creature, which means “Mountain Devil.” They called it the "Minjin." Over a century ago, a local man by the name Stan McGregor was forging a trail through the dense and untouched rain forest of Saddle Mountain. The unforgiving rains of the tropics belted down and the monsoon weather soon saw the bullock driver stranded. On the brink of death, an Aboriginal tribe found him struggling for life and nurtured him back to health. Fear glistened in the eyes of the tribe as they warned the bullock driver not to continue. Determined to carry on, he disappeared into the depths of the unforgiving jungle, never to be seen again. Years later, a timber cutter found a message carved into a worn leather saddle wedged high in the branches of a tree deep in the rain forest. His boots crunched over bone and a harness entangled his feet as he made his way toward the tree. His blood ran cold and his bones shivered as he read the message, “Something is here. Something is stalking me.” He felt eyes watching him as he inched back out of the jungle. Decades passed in the misty rain forest peaks of Smithfield. Strange paw prints have been found and sightings of the shadows of a huge panther like animal have transpired. Shrill cries and ferocious howls have been heard in the distance, but no further traces of the elusive creature have been found. The legend of the "Minjin" was unearthed by AJ Hackett over 20 years ago. 

Cairns: Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

3. Cairns: Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome, the world’s first Challenge Ropes Course in a wildlife exhibit, is an all-weather experience in the Cairns CBD. Experience adventure on the Mid-ZOOM or Hi-ZOOM courses, consisting of 65 elements including crossings, tunnels, a climbing wall, cargo nets, and three ziplines at various heights and lengths, including one directly over Goliath, a 4.5-meter saltwater crocodile, or try the new Pirate Climb and Commando Climb challenges. Get your heart racing with the PowerJump – a free-fall adventure with a 13 meter drop – or try the new Pirate Climb and Commando Climb challenges. Internal elevated walkways offer you a unique birds-eye view of the layout of the Dome, then step outside the glass walls (and your comfort zone) to try the external DomeClimb. Offering spectacular views of the city, the Coral Sea, and the surrounding landscapes, it’s an experience not to be missed. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the wildlife exhibit including our small bird aviary and reptile enclosures as tropical birds fly above your head through the Dome. Wildlife presentations, including crocodiles, snakes, birds, koalas and other mammals, are held regularly throughout the day and offer an educational insight into some of Australia’s most well-known animals.

Cairns: Rainforest Bungy Jump and Giant Swing

4. Cairns: Rainforest Bungy Jump and Giant Swing

Get an adrenaline rush in the tropical rainforest of north Queensland at the only Bungy jump in Australia. Operating for over 26 years, the site features a menu of 16 different jump styles to challenge hardcore adventure activity fans. Set up by AJ Hackett, who jumped illegally from the Eiffel Tower in 1987, the gravity-defying leap is supervised by an experienced crew following world-class safety measures. Jump from a great height and feel the thrill of falling fast towards the rainforest floor! Brave the Giant Swing, created to allow 1, 2, or 3 people to experience extreme speed and acceleration together. Fly through the jungle on the only multi-person swing in Australia as it swoops from 45 meters down to 1 meter in just 3.5 seconds at speeds of up to 120 kilometers per hour!

Cairns: 4 Attraction 7-Day Pass

5. Cairns: 4 Attraction 7-Day Pass

This 4 park package includes one-time admission to each of the following parks; Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Rainforestation Nature Park and Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome. Get up close and personal with a range of iconic Australian animals at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Hand-feed wallabies and kangaroos, see the endangered cassowary and walk the world’s first Predator Plank over Estuarine Crocodile filled waters. Explore the Southern Hemisphere’s largest butterfly flight aviary at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. See the vibrant Cairns Birdwing Butterfly and join a guided aviary and laboratory tour to learn about butterflies and their life cycles. Enjoy an action-packed smorgasbord of activities at Rainforestation Nature Park. Explore the rainforest on land and in water on an authentic World War 2 Army Duck. Learn about Indigenous culture on the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience and enjoy a dance show, spear-throwing presentation, didgeridoo presentation and learn how to throw a boomerang. Meet Australian animals including dingoes,tree kangaroos and Tasmanian devils in the Koala & Wildlife Park. At Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, meet adorable Aussie animals. Enjoy a range of presentations throughout the day, including the crocodile show with Goliath, the 4.5 meter Estuarine Crocodile.

Cairns: Giant Swing and Plank Walk

6. Cairns: Giant Swing and Plank Walk

Walk the plank, as you balance 140 meters above sea level. Enjoy panoramic views of the Great Barrier Reef and a world heritage rainforest. Snap an excellent photo, let kids under 10 that are too young to jump participate in a safe activity. Get the best views of the the rainforest canopy with the swing. Feel the rush as you closely hug the hillside and weave through the trees. Combining spectacular views and with an exhilarating ride. Soar higher than most swings and reach speeds of up to 120km per hour in just 3.5 seconds with the Skypark’s giant swing. Jump with a friend or two, with Australia’s only multi-person swing. Share the excitement and the thrill.

Cairns: Skypark Cairns Walk the Plank Experience

7. Cairns: Skypark Cairns Walk the Plank Experience

Walk high in the sky on this Skypark Cairns Walk. Feel the wind in your hair as you make your way out into the open air, balancing 140m above sea level. Embrace this 1-hour thrill as you balance on the stepping stone to a Bungy jump. See spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage rainforest. Enjoy an unforgettable experience with your family and friends that you won't forget in a hurry. A once in a lifetime adventure that will get your heart racing. Make sure you bring your camera to capture memories that will last a lifetime.

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What people are saying about Far North Queensland

A must do for family travelers. The 46yo, 40yo, 11yo and 8yo all enjoyed the Zoom activities. We spend a morning doing all activities. It can become quite hot in the dome. We end up going back few days later with the re-entry pass to do the wild life presentations and snake photo. It's in the heart of Cairns on top of Casino building. So every handy for travellers without cars.

This is so much fun for the whole family. Even if your not great with heights you feel safe and the staff are fantastic at making you feel comfortable and confident.

Definitely worth the money, the staff there are absolutely amazing too made it so much more worth it! Definitely recommend getting the 4 or all attraction pass :)

It was awesome and the customer service was so good! They picked me up outside of regular bus hours and I was super appreciative! Plus the dive was awesome

Absolutely fantastic!! Well worth a visit and do all obstacle courses!