Things to Do in Cairns

Bursting with sun, sand, and sea, Cairns is the tropical city of Australia. A vibrant city is best known for its incredible natural wonders sprinkling the area. Offering modern restaurants and bars, pristine beaches, and a laid-back ambience. Submerge yourself in the city lifestyle before travelling out to the stunning natural marvels surrounding. Whether you are visiting Cairns for a day, a week or a month, you will not get bored in this tropical wonderland.

Attractions in Cairns City

Cairns city is famous for its incredible food and culture, most renowned, is its fresh seafood. Sitting along the coast pays off, with restaurants overflowing with an array of local seafood catches on offer. Try out one of the many oceans-front restaurants with awe-inspiring views. Relax in the afternoon sun as you sip on a delicious wine and try out a superb seafood platter.

After a long day of sightseeing, hop aboard the Cairn’s harbour cruise to watch the beautiful sunset. Marvel at the bright lights of the city, the unspoiled rainforests surrounding the outskirts of the city, along with the mangroves hugging the edges of the harbour. Kick back, unwind, and enjoy the breeze in your hair as you watch the ocean change colour from the setting sun.

Attractions in Cairn’s surrounds

Pack up a day backpack and visit the Great Barrier Reef. One of earth’s seven wonders of the world and the largest living thing on the planet is right on the city’s doorstep. A boat ride will take you less than an hour to reach the edges of the reef. Venture out with your swimming gear and plunge into the aquamarine waters. Discover the hidden wonderland underneath the waves as you spot the colourful fish and jagged coral.

Venture to the famous Green Island, a coral cay, over sixty thousand years old. It is a world heritage listed site, only a short ride from Cairns. Home to a unique rainforest, unspoiled white sand, and spectacular coral gardens swarming with marine life. Trek out for a day out in the sun, sand, and sea, this island has activities for any kind of traveller.

See the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, one of the oldest rainforests in the entire world. With stunning wildlife, some species so unique they are only found in this one rainforest. Travel through the thick greenery to discover Cape tribulation, a remote coastal area alongside the Great Barrier Reef.

Just outside Cairns lies the sprawling highland plateau of the Atherton Tablelands. Here, the volcanic landscape offers a stark contrast to the green canopies of the Daintree. Trek through the vibrant bushland and discover cascading waterfalls, shimmering lakes, and several national parks.

Cairns is a magical place booming with remarkable attractions, visit our Cairns Tours to learn more!

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