Pacific Jewel Cruise Ship Onshore Tours Yorkeys Knob Cairns, Port Douglas.  Pacific Jewel on shore tours, excursions Cairns, Port Douglas can be purchased at the local price rather than through the cruise ship.  Pacific Jewel 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 shore tours, Port Douglas and Airlie Beach 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 Jewel Docking Locations

Pacific Jewel docks in Airlie Beach, Yorkeys Knob Cairns and Port Douglas giving cruise ship passengers 3 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 Cairns and Port Douglas whereas Kuranda is best visited from Yorkeys Knob.  Phone our Cairns Tourist Information Centre on 07 4055 7158 for the latest and up to date details for Yorkeys Knob, Port Douglas and Airlie Beach. Yes we book all Airlie Beach onshore tours for cruise ship passengers of scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef including famous heart reef are very popular.  Also ask us about helicopter flights at the local price to Whitehaven Beach which held the title of Australia’s best beach.  The stunning while silica sands make this a must do location and instead of purchasing Airlie Beach helicopter and scenic flights on board your cruise ship, you can purchase through us at the local price.

Once arriving in Yorkeys Knob, the ship will moor just off the coast and you will be tendered in to shore to the Yorkeys Knob Marina.  The length of time of the tendering process largely depends on weather conditions on the day.  Usually it only takes approximately 15 – 20 minutes. Contact us to check arrival and departure times at Yorkeys Knob, Port Douglas and Airlie Beach.


The Tourist Visitors Information Centre at Yorkeys Knob Beach Cairns can book your on-shore tours at the local price.  Compare our prices against those on the Pacific Jewel cruise ship.  Contact our office on 07 4055 7158 for more specific information on tours that suit Pacific Jewel. The most popular tour for Pacific Jewel 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 Yorkeys Knob Marina 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 Jewel arrival & departure times for Yorkeys Knob & Port Douglas


Port North indicates an arrival time at Yorkeys Knob of 9.00 am and departure at 6.30 pm and Port Douglas an arrival time of 8.00 am and departure at 6.00 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 Jewel Shore tours from Port Douglas


Pacific Jewel 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.

Passengers, who don’t wish to do any onshore tours but would rather just spend a relaxing day at Yorkeys Knob, can take a five minute walk to the Yorkeys Knob Tourist Information Centre at 8 Rutherford Street, Yorkeys Knob.  We can organise a day package for the use of Villa Marine Resort. You will have the full use of the resort facilities which can include the use of a Villa or just the day facilities of the3 resort.  Swim in a huge salt water lagoon pool facing rainforest, purchase cold drinks, local souvenirs and post cards.  Our friendly staff are here to offer great local information and assist you with other onshore cruises you would like to book in other ports.

Pacific Jewel is a cruise ship currently owned by Carnival Corporation and operated by P&O Cruises Australia, and home ported at Sydney, Australia. She was built for Sitmar Cruises by Fincantieri in Monfalcone together with internationally-renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano Italy at a cost of $276.8 million, and launched in 1989.  It has the capacity for 1,950 passengers with 11 guest decks.

The ship features a three-storey atrium creating a first impression for cruisers which won’t fade as they explore the rest of this magnificent ship. The Pacific Jewel cruise ship travels around Australia all year and is very accommodating for local travellers; along with Australian power points, the on-board currency is Australian dollars.


We hope you have a great time on Pacific Jewel and enjoy your cruise in tropical North Queensland. We look forward to assisting you with all your onshore excursions from Cairns, Yorkeys Knob, Port Douglas and Airlie Beach.



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