Cairns is a key stop on any journey to Queensland.
Gateway to Queensland, the second most popular Australian destination, Cairns is an oasis, that offers a truly Australian experience. Bungee jumping, sky diving, rafting and so on make Cairns a destination on the move year round.
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Cairns is also a key gateway to The Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Tropical Rainforest and the Atherton Tablelands. These make Cairns a very attractive destination, that continue to bring visitors with growing tourism within the city. More than 50 new travelers visit Cairns each week to fulfil their dream vacation there.
Cairns owes its popularity to array of museums, legendary beer served in the pubs and interesting sights to explore. Attractions include;
- The Great Barrier Reef can be experienced during a diving tour and is regarded as the main tourist draw in the city
- The Cairns rainforest to take it easy in the green surrounding or entertain with hiking
- Cairns Esplanade Lagoon, a pool free to the public and very popular in the area
- The Atherton Tableland, a perfect place for a day out with clean waterfalls around the area
- Captain James Cook’s Museum devoted to life and adventures of the great explorer
The Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rain forests are both rare examples of the incredible beauty set side-by-side in Cairns, but they share the space with modern shopping complexes.
If you are shopper then five shopping centers including the most popular Pier Marketplace are going to keep you busy for a day. Along with shopping, Cairns is also a perfect place to enjoy nightlife, live theater performances and learn more about Aboriginal culture.
Despite the Aboriginal tribes that inhabited the area in ancient times, Cairns was proclaimed a port city in 1923.The seaport was dedicated to gold discovered at the Hodginson Goldfield in 1876. Development gained momentum with the arrival of railway in the city in 1924.
In between historic attractions and fun opportunities, you should take the time to enjoy diving. Cairns is ranked as the best diving spot in the world that has increased the flow of tourists to the city in the last few years. Its popularity makes Cairns a destination to book your stay early at Booked.net.