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Cairns, pronounced as ‘cans’, is the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Surrounded by a lush rainforest, blue ocean waters, and exotic wildlife, Cairns is the place to visit if you’re looking to escape the crowded city and be one with the wonders of nature. See the beauty and grandeur of the Great Barrier Reef with a relaxing cruise or an exciting helicopter ride, or try out fun water activities like snorkeling, waterslides at theme parks, as well as tours inside a semi-submersible craft. Explore the highlights of Cairns in one afternoon by going on a half day tour that takes you to St. Monica's Cathedral, the lush Flecker Botanic Gardens, Barron Gorge National Park. and more.

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About Cairns

Cairns, pronounced as ‘cans’, is the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Surrounded by a lush rainforest, blue ocean waters, and exotic wildlife, Cairns is the place to visit if you’re looking to escape the crowded city and be one with the wonders of nature.


See the beauty and grandeur of the Great Barrier Reef with a relaxing cruise or an exciting helicopter ride, or try out fun water activities like snorkeling, waterslides at theme parks, as well as tours inside a semi-submersible craft. Explore the highlights of Cairns in one afternoon by going on a half day tour that takes you to St. Monica's Cathedral, the lush Flecker Botanic Gardens, Barron Gorge National Park. and more.

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    31° 18°

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  • Time Zone
    GMT +10:00

  • Currency
    Australian Dollar

    1USD = 1.27AUD

  • Best time to visit
    • AUG - SEP

      Cairns Festival

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