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Cairns and Port Douglas

Cairns is the heart of Tropical North Queensland and Australia's primary gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Cairns is a vibrant, eclectic city framed by the spectacular twin backdrops of rainforest mountain ranges and the sparkling Coral Sea. The World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef and the Outback are all within easy reach. The Cairns Esplanade is the city's main attraction with a lovely oceanfront promenade, saltwater swimming lagoon and beach. You'll find numerous restaurants, bars and hotels lining the Esplanade all offering beautiful waterfront views. Thousands of visitors flock to the Esplanade to enjoy the alfresco dining and relax in the beautiful surroundings of this modern city. Almost a century of architecture is reflected in the city streets - a comfortable blend of traditional Queensland style and contemporary designs. Make sure to visit the Reef Casino to view its unique rainforest simulation and wander through the Cairns Regional Gallery to see exceptional art and exhibitions that focus on Indigenous works. There's also the Flecker Botanic Gardens with its Gondawanan Evolutionary Trail that offers a glimpse into the ancient history of the rainforest plants. Cairns is an adventure-lovers paradise with numerous tours and adrenalin activities on offer. From white water rafting to bungee jumping and skydiving, you'll find the perfect activity to suit your penchant. And with hundreds tours visiting the Great Barrier Reef each year, you're sure to find one, or a couple, to try. Arrival in Cairns is simple, with several domestic and international flights arriving each day. And once you're in Cairns, stop by the Gateway Discovery Centre on the Cairns Esplanade. The centre will help you find plan your ideal, tropical holiday. 

Despite all these attractions outside Cairns, you'll be seriously tempted to extend your stay in this sophisticated modern city. With its tree-lined streets, Cairns boasts great shopping malls, efficient transport, sophisticated hotels, cosmopolitan restaurants, cafes and nightclubs and a lifestyle that is in keeping with contemporary city living. For retail therapy you'll be in seventh heaven. Cairns boasts an excellent range of outlets and shopping centres whether you're after designer sunglasses, hip fashion and jewellery, or souvenirs and gifts from crystals to boomerangs. Don't miss the night markets on Cairns Esplanade for a shopping treat. Dining is a high point in Cairns and local eateries offer an eclectic choice of Australian and international cuisine. The highlight of most menus is the region's fresh seafood and unusual tropical fruits. As for entertainment there are excellent theatres, galleries, nightclubs and the glass-domed Reef Hotel Casino with four separate gaming areas and a luxury five star hotel. Another pleasant surprise is how close and accessible everything is in Cairns. The airport is only a few minutes drive from the city centre and visiting cruise liners and yachts moor at a marina and wharves only a block away from the main centre 

Suburbs we service in Cairns and Port Douglas

  • Cairns (4870)
  • Cairns City (4870)
  • Cairns North (4870)
  • Cardwell (4849)
  • Clifton Beach (4879)
  • Earlville (4870)
  • Edmonton (4869)
  • Gordonvale (4865)
  • Ingham (4850)
  • Innisfail (4860)
  • Machans Beach (4878)
  • Manoora (4870)
  • Manunda (4870)
  • Mission Beach (4852)
  • Mooroobool (4870)
  • Palm Cove (4879)
  • Parramatta Park (4870)
  • Port Douglas (4877)
  • Portsmith (4870)
  • Redlynch (4870)
  • Rosslea (4812)
  • Smithfield (4878)
  • Trinity Beach (4879)
  • Trinity Park (4879)
  • Tully (4854)
  • Westcourt (4870)
  • White Rock (4868)
  • Woree (4868)
  • Yorkeys Knob (4878)

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