Explore our beautiful neighbourhood
Cairns is a city located in the tropical north of Queensland, Australia. It is a popular tourist destination known for its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Cairns is also a hub for adventure tourism, offering a wide range of activities such as white-water rafting, skydiving, bungy jumping, and scuba diving.
Aside from adventure activities, Cairns is also home to several cultural attractions, including the Cairns Botanic Gardens, the Cairns Regional Gallery, and the Cairns Museum. The city has a vibrant dining and nightlife scene, with various restaurants, cafes, and bars.
Cairns is accessible by air, with a busy international airport, and is also a popular starting point for road trips to explore the nearby natural attractions.
Where is Cairns
Head North to explore our World famous beaches
Take a deep breath in and experience the oldest tropical rainforest.
Head West to experience the stunning Atherton Tablelands.
Sink your toes into the sand on one of the beautiful islands
Then see the World’s largest living thing, the Great Barrier Reef.
The Cairns region is a unique destination, loaded with many natural treasures.
For many visitors, it is to see one of the seven natural wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef.
Others want to see the oldest tropical rainforest in the World, while others want to relax on one of our beautiful beaches.
Whatever your reason is, we look forward to welcoming you to Tropical North Queensland.
There are so many excellent locations to explore, and we are very excited that you have chosen our website to help you find some of our favourites.
Our Tropical weather makes the Cairns region feel like a tropical holiday whenever you visit.
Here are our top things to do in the Cairns Region.
Best things to do in Cairns
Enjoy a refreshing freshwater shower under the Millaa Millaa Falls while visiting the Atherton Tablelands.
Lunch at a beautiful restaurant in Port Douglas, followed by a walk along a 4-mile beach.
Breakfast at the Chill Cafe in Palm Cove.
Breathe in the fresh air of the Daintree Rainforest.
Spend a day exploring Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
Hear the story of the Dreamtime on a guided Mossman Gorge walk.
Take a stroll along the Cairns Esplanade.
Explore over 600 caves at Chillagoe.
White Water Rafting down the Tully River.
Build a sandcastle on beautiful Green Island.
Fitzroy Island’s breathtaking view from the island’s summit is undoubtedly worth the walk.
Hear the thunder of Barron Falls.
Sit back and relax and enjoy a ride on the historic scenic railway.
Adventurous? Then you will love the thrill of Bungy.
A Great Barrier Reef stay is the best way to experience the Reef.
Sample some excellent tropical produce at Rusty’s Markets, open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Discover more fun things to do in Cairns
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