Cairns & the Tropical North

Cairns & the Tropical North Travelers Recommend

White Water Rafting in Queensland

By Viator, May 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 113 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Calling all adrenaline junkies! In the mood for some white water rafting? Conditions are great in North Queensland! Rafting in North Queensland has the added advantages of departures all year ...  Read more

Adventure Activities Near Cairns

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 79 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tropical North Queensland proves itself as a thrill-seeker?s hotspot with this list of adrenaline-pumping activities. The adventure activities near Cairns include skydiving and jungle surfing among ...  Read more

Cairns Bungy Jumping

By Viator, May 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 25 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Want to feel like you're in The Matrix? Want to feel invincible? Want to feel like you're able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Sounds like you might be just the kind of person who ...  Read more

Best Ways to See the Great Barrier Reef

By Viator, September 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 960 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With over 130,000 square miles (344,400 square kilometers) of multicolored coral, tropical islands and crystalline waters; a kaleidoscope of fish and sea creatures; and miles of sun-soaked ...  Read more

3 Days in Cairns: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, October 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 559 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cairns, with its islands, beaches, wildlife, rain forests, and that reef, is an essential stop on any Australian itinerary. Here's how to cover the best of it in just three days. Day 1: Explore ...  Read more

Great Barrier Reef Diving & Snorkeling

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 348 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tropical Cairns puts you in the ideal position to enjoy the splendor and beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef on the planet, covering an amazing ...  Read more

Australia Day

By Viator, January 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6045 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Australia Day is arguably the country?s biggest national holiday, annually celebrated on January 26. It marks the day when the First Fleet of British ships arrived on the continent?s shores in 1788 ...  Read more

Things to Do on Green Island

By Viator, October 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 152 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A hop, skip and a jump east of Cairns, Green Island is a coral cay covered in rainforest. The tiny island is less than 1 km across, but is part of the much larger Great Barrier Reef that runs just ...  Read more

The Best Beaches in Cairns and the Tropical North

By Viator, June 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 78 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tropical North Queensland is famed for being, well, tropical. And what better to do in a tropical paradise than go to the beach? Luckily we've pulled together the best beaches in Cairns and the ...  Read more

Nightlife in Cairns

By Brooke, Australia, March 2013

As a backpacking hub to all the northern Queensland attractions, Cairns houses numerous hostels and backpacker focused restaurants, bars and clubs. What that means is the nightlife is fairly big in ...  Read more

Best Day Trips from Cairns

By Brooke, Australia, March 2013

Cairns, in Queensland?s tropical north, while a great place to relax acts better as a hub for all the wonderful natural attractions in the region. From here, it is easy to take day trips to explore ...  Read more

Free Things to Do in Cairns

By Brooke, Australia, February 2013

Cairns benefits from being a quaint beach town that works as a hub for dozens of top Queensland attractions. From Cairns, one can easily take a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef, Mossman Gorge, Cape ...  Read more

Things to Do in Cairns in Summer

By Brooke, Australia, January 2013

Seeing how Cairns lies in the tropical north of Queensland , the terms summer and winter don?t have the same impact as in other parts of the world. What those terms do indicate, however, is ...  Read more

Ring in the New Year in Cairns

By Brooke, Australia, December 2012

At New Year?s, Cairns is hot?literally. The average high temperatures in December reach around 88 degrees Fahrenheit in the tropical north of Queensland. Whether you?re a local, a backpacker, or a ...  Read more

Hot Air Ballooning Over Cairns

By Brooke, Australia, October 2012

A well-rounded visit to the tropical Cairns region is not complete without experiencing it at morning, day and night. Beach excursions and visits to local animal parks cover daytime Cairns, ...  Read more

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