11 Unmissable Experiences in Cairns

11 Unmissable Experiences in Cairns

visit fitzroy island

Out of all of the incredible islands off Cairns, Fitzroy is one of the best. With summit hikes and world-renowned snorkelling

EXPLORE WATERFALLS

Josephine Falls, Millaa Milla Falls and Barron Falls are among the best!

GO HOT AIR BALLOONING FOR SUNRISE

Did you know that Cairns is the best place in Australia to experience hot air ballooning?

EXPLORE THE WORLD’S OLDEST RAINFOREST

The Daintree rainforest has existed as it is for 180 million years and is right on the doorstep of Cairns.

SPOT A REAL LIFE DINOSAUR

You could be lucky enough to spot a cassowary on a walk through the Daintree Rainforest.

GO SCUBA DIVING ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

If you’ve ever wanted to try scuba diving, then what better place to do it than the Great Barrier Reef?

EXPLORE PORT DOUGLAS

Watch the sunset at the famous Port Douglas pier, go crocodile spotting on the creek or check out the popular Four Mile Beach.

CAPE TRIBULATION

Stepping right onto a reef-lined tropical beach from the rainforest is a special kind of experience.

CAIRNS BOTANICAL GARDENS

The Cairns botanical gardens is a great place to visit and one of the top things to do since it’s so close to town and the international airport.

EXPLORE KURANDA

Kuranda is Cairn’s very own little hippy rainforest town filled with beautiful markets and a wildlife park.

THE SKYRAIL RAINFOREST CABLEWAY

This world-renowned gondola cableway spans 7.5 kilometres connecting Cairns to Kuranda.

VISIT FRANKLAND ISLANDS

VISIT THE CRATER LAKES

CHECK OUT RUSTY’S MARKET

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