Best Day Trips from Cairns

Day trips from Cairns

Discover the ultimate natural playground in Cairns, where the rainforest meets the reef. As a gateway city to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics of Queensland, Cairns offers abundant opportunities for exploration. It’s a destination that offers a blend of adventure, culture, food and relaxation. From the … Read more

When is the Best Time to Visit Cairns

When is the best time to visit Cairns

When is the best time to visit Cairns? It’s not an easy question to answer as it’s influenced greatly by: Your interests (for example, you may want to visit Cairns during whale season); Your travel budget; When you can take holidays; The tourist seasons; and What you consider to be ideal weather. Events such as … Read more

How to Get from Cairns Airport to Cairns City [2024]

How to get from Cairns Airport to Cairns City

People think about three main things when working out how to get from Cairns Airport to Cairns City: what’s easiest, what’s cheapest and what’s fastest. No matter which transport option you choose, you can normally only achieve one or two of these factors. If you’re looking for transfers from Cairns Airport there are plenty of … Read more

Where to Stay in Cairns for Tourists [2024]

Where to stay in Cairns for tourists

Once you’ve decided to take a trip to Far North Queensland, one of the first questions you’ll be asking is where to base yourself. As a major tourist city there is a huge choice of holiday accommodation in Cairns that can mostly be found in two main locations: the CBD/Esplanade or the northern beaches of … Read more

Top Things to Do in Cairns City

Top Things to Do in Cairns City

Cairns is the main gateway to North Queensland. Fringed by mountains to its west, Cairns is a narrow city that sprawls up the coast. From the suburb of Edmonton in the south of Cairns to Palm Cove in the north is a distance of 38 km (23.6 miles). Cairns is an ideal place to base … Read more