With its distinct tropics flair, lavish living and attractions as long as your arm, it is no wonder why Cairns in far north Queensland is so popular with tourist and travellers who seek sand, sun and plenty of fun. Whether you are wishing to explore the islands that dot the coastline, dive down into the Great Barrier Reef, experience the Daintree Rainforest, Port Douglas, Palm Cove or Cape Tribulation for yourself, well these and more are just the beginning of the many reasons why Cairns is visited by thousands of tourists each year.
Popular with people from around the globe, who want plenty of sunshine and warmth and ample things to see and do, Cairns serves it all up on a silver platter. From the beaches to the rainforest and everything in between, you can shop till you drop, enjoy the wondrous dining in the city from the cafes to award winning fine dining restaurants with the views to match, step out for the night to kick up your heels with the awesome nightlife that Cairns is renowned for or simply just laze on the sun kissed beaches. Take to the boardwalk down by the marina where many charters, sailing adventures and cruises depart from daily, where more waterfront dining, boutiques and more are waiting for you to enjoy and first rate facilities such as a lagoon enclosure for safe swimming, BBQ areas and beautiful parklands.
From Cairns you can fill in your holiday with trips on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, see the sights along the Kuranda Scenic Railway or take the kids to the wildlife park. From diving the Great Barrier Reef, to cruising around neighbouring islands to the endless amounts of water fun that there is to be had here, both fun on the water and land can be had by all. Cairns will provide a holiday that has it all, one moment you will feel like you are in the thick of it all, in the hustle and bustle of city living with all the perks of city life and the next minute you can be in remote and lush tropical surrounds where rolling hills, rainforests and thick National Parks give way to a huge expanse of land that will simply blow you away.
Travellers can arrange all types of Cairns accommodation from budget through to luxury accommodation, with a choice of styles ranging from caravan park to spa retreats, luxury holiday homes, apartment penthouses and secluded beachfront resorts and hotels just for two. Whatever your taste, style and budget you can be sure to find just what you are searching for in the way of accommodation in Cairns. Hostels are great for backpackers, families can check into well equipped resorts complete with everything to keep the little ones entertained for hours on end and honeymooners will be delighted to find ideal wedding locations and opulent luxury accommodation that is perfect for that special occasion.
Cairns can either be your base for exploring the many world famous attractions that surround it, or your stopping point for your next destination along the Queensland coast but whether you are after a little slice of heaven for a holiday of seclusion, a shopping holiday, nightlife and entertainment, annual events, huge festivals, accommodation of all kinds, family attractions and miles of beautiful beaches, then Cairns is waiting for you!