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  • Cairns
  • Australia
  • Country
  • Area

    the total area is 488.1 km.

  • Population
    The total population is 158,653.
  • Currency
    Cairns currency name is Australian Dollar (AUD).
  • Geographic Coordination
    16°55'32"S 145°46'31"E.

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Cairns Overview

Cairns, the tropical city of North Queensland lies between the Coral Sea and the Great Dividing Range on the east shoreline of Cape York Peninsula. The city enjoys close proximity by road with Brisbane and Sydney and was named after the famous personality William Wellington Cairns. Cairns is a home to some of the best natural sites of the world and lies in close proximity of two world heritage site- the Great Barrier Reef and the wet Tropical Rainforests of the Daintree. There are endless National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in the city which have several grounds for recreating the natural habitat and environment for the host of wild species to live in, showcasing the rich diversity in the flora and fauna to the international tourist. Apart from the exciting wildlife, the city has soaring hills, numerous sandy beaches, freshwater lakes, bays, estuaries, wetlands, the tropical Atherton Tablelands, and the amazing gorges of the Gulf Savannah. You will be extremely delighted to see the place and would wish to visit the city frequently. In the end, after exploring the all around beauty, enjoy fun packed moments at the various amusement parks located in the city. Overall the city is the ideal getaway for recreation and leisure.

Climate and Geography

Cairns has a warm tropical climate.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : The Best Season to visit Cairns therefore is during the dry season of April to September and November.


The transport used by the locals mostly is the bus. It is cheap and comfortable but sometimes crowded. You can hire a taxi or take a car on rent to tour the city. Cycling is also a good option to travel around leisurely.

Getting Around : Cairns is well-connected by air, rail, road and sea to almost all major cities of Australia. There are several direct international flights from countries of Asia-Pacific region and Europe fly to Cairns. The city is also serviced by various luxurious cruises.

Shopping and Entertainment


Cairns is definitely a paradise for shoppers. One gets completely engrossed in the shopping presents and souvenirs for family and friends. All the items are available at reasonable prices. Most of the shopping destinations have numerous stalls offering souvenirs, food and fashion goods.


Amusement knows no realms. Apart from various amusement parks, you can spend valuable time with your family in the wildlife parks, aquatic parks etc. Some of the well known amusement parks in Cairns are Sugar World Water Slodes, Tjapukai Aborginal Cultural Park, Flecker Botanical Garden and Daintree National Park. All these parks are technologically advanced and we strictly follow all the safety norms set by the government. The city has a wonderful and vibrant nightlife for those who are keen on spending the night on a different note. The most popular destinations for enjoying a great nightlife in Cairns is visiting the nightclubs like Tropos etc. Night clubs are generally considered as the most popular venues of nightlife entertainment in Cairns as they provide an excellent blend of delicious meals complementing a variety of drinks and a refreshing ambience.

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