The City of Cairns is one of Australia’s most important tourist destinations. Located in far north Queensland, Cairns enjoys a tropical climate and is located right on the Great Barrier Reef. It is the leading destination in the country for the dive enthusiast as many different tours and charters operate from here. Cairns is also one of the worlds leading marlin fishing destinations and keen game fishermen from the world over congregate here during the season in an effort to catch a “Grander” or a fish over 1000kg. Cairns is easy to get to with flights coming here from all over the world as well as the southern capitals in Australia.
Cairns is a great place to entertain the family on your holiday. Apart from the many aquatic tours on offer there is a multitude of places that you should visit while you are in the region. A daytour on the Skyrail will take you up onto the Atherton Tableland by cable car suspended above the rainforest and you will return to Cairns on the train that travels down the mountain and crosses the spectacular bridge across the Barron Falls. Other day tours are available to the Undara Lava tubes, Lake Eacham and the Curtain Fig tree. To the north there are regular tours to the Daintree rainforest with its magnificent wildlife or to Cooktown and return via Cape Tribulation.
The best places to stay in Cairns includes a range of hotels, apartments, hostels and resorts on offer. There are several golfing resorts if that’s what takes your fancy. The city centre abounds with chic cafes as well as terrific restaurants, boutiques and fantastic accommodation. There are several extensive shopping malls and this is a great place to spend the day. Port Douglas and Palm Cove lie just to the north of Cairns and these are two places that you must visit during your stay. There are also a number of wildlife parks to help you get acquainted with the locals. You can get up close and personal with a kangaroo, a koala or a crocodile. Tjapukai aboriginal expo is also a must if you are interested in learning about the culture and lifestyle of the first Australians.
If you are planning to take a holiday then you should give consideration to visiting Cairns. Another important thing to consider while traveling is travel insurance, ask our consultants for further details. Our consultants are experts at booking into this area with 17 years experience in booking the north Queensland area. Don’t hesitate to call or email us and we will be glad to assist.