Be enticed by natural beauty and adventure when you book a Cairns holiday.
Known as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, travelling to Cairns is a treat for your senses. With stunning beaches, colourful reefs, secluded islands and tropical rainforests to choose from, your holiday can be as adventure-packed or relaxing as you wish.
Take a drive to explore nearby villages and the Daintree Rainforest, or be mesmerised by a Dreamtime Walk in Mossman Gorge. The temperate climate instantly transports you, so when you visit Cairns you’ll feel like you’re on a real tropical getaway.
There’s no shortage of things to do in Cairns – you simply need to choose the activity that suits you! Head out and do a spot of shopping in one of the local malls, relax by the saltwater lagoon, take a walk along the Esplanade, or explore some of the beautiful destinations nearby such as Trinity Beach or Fitzroy Island.
You’ll be spoiled for choice when you’re trying to decide where to eat in Cairns. Explore the Night Markets for something fast and tasty, or wander down to the dining precinct on the Esplanade for some waterfront dining that’s sure to satisfy. Cairns has an eclectic mix of dining options, so allow yourself to indulge!
Whether you want to pick up something new to wear to dinner or you’re in the mood for a bit of retail therapy, shopping in Cairns is accessible and easy. The Night Markets have more than 130 stalls, covering everything from fashion to food. You’ll also find several shopping centres in Cairns, including shopping hotspots in the city, Earlville, Westcourt, and Smithfield.
There are endless things to see in Cairns. Relax by the lagoon or on the beach, head out to Kuranda to ride the Scenic Railway, or browse the many stalls of the Night Markets. Grab your walking shoes and discover the Daintree Rainforest or book a trip over to Fitzroy Island. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of Cairns.
Cairns beaches will have you begging to explore. Just like a postcard, there are stretches of beautiful clean sand, palm trees, and shimmering waters. With over 14km of sand to enjoy, you can find your very own spot to relax away from the crowd. Holloways Beach is the closest to the city if you’re looking for somewhere nearby to recline.
You’ll find a wide variety of land and water-based activities in Cairns, from snorkelling and swimming to golfing and hiking. Try river rafting or hot-air ballooning if you want to see the region from a new perspective. Cairns offers a range of activities, from cultural to spiritual, adventure-seeking or relaxing – simply choose which appeals to you most!