Pacific Aria Cruise Ship onshore tours Cairns, Port Douglas can be purchased at the local price rather than through the cruise ship.  Pacific Aria passengers can purchase all their onshore tours at local prices rather than the cruise ship price from Cairns Beaches Tourist Information Centre.  Why pay more for shore tours?  Purchase your Cairns and Port Douglas shore tours, at the local price and save.  Unitise the local experts on onshore tours for cruise ship passengers.  Book through our local company and our staff will assist you with their local knowledge and experience.


Pacific Aria Docking Locations

Pacific Aria docks in Cairns and Port Douglas giving cruise ship passengers 2 great ports to experience different on shore tours and activities. This includes excursions to Kuranda rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.  The best place to see the reef is from Port Douglas whereas Kuranda is best visited from Cairns.  Phone our Cairns Tourist & Visitor Information Centre on 07 4055 7158 for the latest and up to date details for Cairns and Port Douglas.

The Tourist Visitors Information Centre can book your on-shore tours at the local price.  Compare our prices against those on the Pacific Aria cruise ship.  Contact our office on 07 4055 7158 for more specific information on tours that suit Pacific Aria. The most popular tour for Pacific Aria passengers is to Kuranda.  Enjoy the Kuranda markets, rainforest walks, the Kuranda Heritage train and the amazing journey over the rainforest canopy in the Skyrail gondola.  Other popular tours include Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures and Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Centre.


If there is a specific tour you would like to do such as a scenic flight over the reef just advice and we will organise your booking.  Contact us to organise pick-up and drop off at the Cairns Cruise Line Terminal where your tender arrives and departs from. The Kuranda tour and others have transfers included in the price so there is no need to book on your cruise ship.


Pacific Aria arrival & departure times for Cairns & Port Douglas


Ports North indicates an arrival time at Cairns of 7.00 am and departure at 4.00 pm and Port Douglas an arrival time of 8.00 am and departure at 4.00 pm.  However, these times are approximated only and we also recommend you check the arrival and departure times that the cruise ship advises you.


Pacific Aria Shore tours from Port Douglas


Pacific Aria from Port Douglas is ideal for taking trips to the Great Barrier Reef or an island experience.  Going to Low Isles is a great alternative to Green Island and through us you can make significant savings.


For all onshore tours from Port Douglas for cruise ship passengers contact us and ask for our Port Douglas Tour Specialist to assist you with great local knowledge and cheaper prices. Utilise our local knowledge on Port Douglas to assist you with the best onshore tours from Port Douglas.


Pacific Aria Information

Pacific Aria is the latest ship in the P&O fleet and after arriving in Australia will be departing Brisbane for the summer cruise season. The Pacific Aria boasts new, more intimate spaces and stylish touches throughout the ship, including the largest selection of dining options of the P&O Australia fleet. The ship measures 219m in length and with a gross tonnage of 55,820 GT and can reach a maximum speed of 20 knots, even when at its 1,500 passenger capacity. Offering debut cruises from Sydney before moving on to Brisbane, the Pacific Aria features 14 decks and will visit Cairns, Hamilton Island, Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga and Samoa.

The Pantry is a new concept in dining and will offer a fresh-food area including a delicatessen, fish and chips, Mexican cuisine, elegant Italian options and an Asian food station serving a variety of cuisine. Guests can also enjoy an open kitchen cooking cool, the famous Salt Grill by Luke Mangan as well as a cellar door for wine tastings. The excitement continues with facilities like The Dome nightclub, entertainment venues offering comedy shows and live entertainment as well as an expansive swimming pool on the Lido deck and the age-appropriate kids club activities of Turtle Cove, Shark Shack and HQ. There’s also the unique P&O Edge program, featuring a climbing course on the funnel and a zip line across the top deck. The Pacific Aria also features spas, an adult’s only retreat, day spa, gym and duty free shopping.

We hope you have a great time on Pacific Aria and enjoy your cruise in tropical North Queensland. We look forward to assisting you with all your onshore excursions from Cairns and Port Douglas.  Phone 07 4055 7158 for information and tour booking.



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