Cairns is a regional city in far north Queensland
, Australia.From the warm tropical climate to a long list of resorts and spas, golfing facilities and fishing trips, it is the perfect destination to relax or explore on one of the many Cairns tours. For adventure lovers Cairns offers sights to see, tropical forests to explore and a long range of extreme sports. There is something for everyone.
Described as the gateway to the great reef, Cairns offers a magical undersea world that you just have to explore. The beautiful coral reefs and fascinating variety of sea creatures are unforgettable. You can decide to go snorkeling and enjoy swimming with the brightly coloured shoals of fish. Diving trips are also very popular and cater for all levels. We do suggest that you book your reef trip on one of our Cairns tours before you arrive as the crusie boats do fill up.
Take part in parasailing or hop from one island to another and discover new places. Better yet, take a cruise boat on the great reef and enjoy an unforgettable experience.
If you are a nature lover, you will adore Cairns. Make sure you catch the sky rail, a 7.5 km cableway passing over the rainforest and be taken on an overhead guided tour of the forest. Better yet, explore the rainforest from within and discover the beauty of nature, from the rare species of plants to the scenic waterfalls. Enjoy a train ride from Kuranda that takes you on a scenic tour of the land.
If you love adventure, white water rafting on the Tully River, one of the greatest rapids in Australia can be arranged.
Maybe take a fifteen-minute helicopter ride to Green Island
. This little island is about 1.5km long and is primarily made up of tropical rainforest surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches. Put on your snorkeling gear and explore the coastline around this island to discover the sea turtles that are frequent visitors.
Your trip to Cairns cannot be complete without experiencing a taste of the local culture. Visit Kuranda and enjoy the arts and crafts at the local galleries. Make sure to grab a bite at one of the local restaurants. Make a trip to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Park where the culture of the people of the rainforest is showcased. Watch their dances and theatrical performances and take part in interactive activities that will help you understand more about the customs and practices of the local people.