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Cairns rests at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef with swathes of tropical parkland at its back. This chilled-out city serves as a gateway to the expansive beauty of Australian nature—but there's plenty to see in the city itself. Its waterfront esplanade, a popular spot for a stroll, is lined with restaurants and bars and hosts markets and fitness classes. And the sparkling swimming lagoon is a favorite, too.
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