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[11 Mar] Raining in Cairns and don't know what to do? Check out what tours are great to do in the wet.

Published on Sun 11th Mar 2018 11:17:57pm AEDT

Cairns has hundreds of tours departing the city daily. But what happens when it rains? We, from Tourism Cairns have picked the best 3 tours to do in the wet. We believe that they are even more fun when it's done in a rainy day.

[24 May] Australian animals you must see while visiting Cairns

Published on Wed 24th May 2017 10:48:13pm AEST

Australia is famous for having unique and different types of animals. Most people when visiting Australia put it in their holiday plan as a priority to see some of these beautiful native animals, and if you are coming to Cairns you should do the same.

[07 Apr] What to do with the kids in Cairns during the school holidays?

Published on Fri 7th Apr 2017 1:18:54pm AEST

The school holidays are here again and with the kids at home 24/7 parents feel the pressure to take them out and do something interesting and fun during the 2 week break. But what can you do around Cairns that it is affordable and at the same time your kids will love it?

[22 Feb] Why should you stay overnight at the Great Barrier Reef?

Published on Wed 22nd Feb 2017 5:51:23pm AEDT

Usually visitors choose to go on a day trip which departs the marina at around 8am and returns at the end of the afternoon. But if you're an experienced diver or just enjoy snorkelling and being in the water you should consider doing an overnight trip. There are a lot of positive things when it comes to staying overnight on the reef. Just have a look at a few of them.

[09 Feb] How to see the Great Barrier Reef without getting your hair wet

Published on Thu 9th Feb 2017 7:49:30pm AEDT

You can't come to Cairns without visiting the Great Barrier Reef. But what happens if you can't swim or are not confident in the water at all. Can you still see the reef? You definitely can. Tourism Cairns have put together a list of activities you can do at the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet.

[02 Feb] The top 5 free "Things to do in Cairns"

Published on Thu 2nd Feb 2017 7:01:52pm AEDT

Cairns is a popular travel destination for tourists with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and it has one of the oldest rainforests in the world, the Daintree Rainforest (Cape Tribulation). But if you have done all the main tours and are seeking for “things to do in Cairns” without spending big. What can you do?

[16 Jan] What Great Barrier Reef tour should you do?

Published on Mon 16th Jan 2017 6:28:41pm AEDT

There are many different boats that travel daily to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns and Port Douglas. The options are wide and it can be quite confusing when you have to choose one tour to be your special trip to the famous and gorgeous Great Barrier Reef.

[19 Dec] The top 3 tours to do in Cairns

Published on Mon 19th Dec 2016 4:26:10pm AEDT

There are so much to do around Cairns with lots of tours available daily departing from Cairns and Port Douglas. There are trips to do in the water, in the air, or on the ground. The variety of activities are quite wide but what would be the top tours to do in Cairns?

[13 Dec] Things to do in Cairns during the wet season

Published on Tue 13th Dec 2016 6:26:16pm AEDT

Cairns is a great touristy town with hundreds of tours available daily departing from the Cairns and Port Douglas regions. There are numerous tours to the reef, to the islands, to the rainforest, but what about during the wet season? Don't be too worried because there are plenty of tours to do during a rainy day, with some of them even better during the wet season

[07 Dec] Things to do in Cairns with Kids

Published on Wed 7th Dec 2016 11:56:35am AEDT

Cairns is a travel destination for tourists and the region has so much to offer when it comes to natural wonders. Cairns is considered the front door to the Great Barrier Reef and the region has one of the oldest rainforest in the world. The number of tours available in the area are endless, and with this variety of tour options there are also many activities available for families with kids.