Discover the Best Deals in Cairns

Experience Cairns and Tropical North Queensland on a budget!  The region boasts the meeting of two UNESCO World Heritage listed natural wonders – the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Daintree Rainforest.   You can visit the AthertonTablelands, Port Douglas and even see the oldest aboriginal art on the planet – the list goes on.  This truly is paradise and there are wonderful tours and accommodation for those who are on a budget and want to experience the true beauty of Tropical North Queensland

With its breathtaking scenery and warm climate this region has taken its place as the most desired domestic holiday spot and world class international tourist destination.

With a little ingenuity, this marvellous city often referred to as Australia‘s jewel, can be experienced on even the tightest of budgets.

 

 

Cairns Attractions

The Great Barrier ReefSnorkel-Great-Barrier-Reef

No visit to Tropical North Queensland is complete without a visit to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Take in the world’s largest living structure and witness the reef’s incredible aquatic life from a glass bottom boat.

Day trips start at $109 and family rates from around $350

 

The Esplanade

Cairns Esplanade is one of Cairns’ greatest and most affordable attractions.

From Yoga to Zumba, fitness programs for all fitness levels and ages are offered free.

When you’re finished burning up the calories, you can cool down in a salt-water lagoon surrounded by sand with a clear view of the Coral Sea.

Shops, art and live entertainment are open to the backpacker set and families alike.

Galleries & Museums

Photograph: David Campbell | Courtesy Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

Don’t miss the opportunity to discover Cairns’ rich and varied culture expressed through indigenous and contemporary art displayed in its host of art galleries.

For $5 dollars per person and $12.00 per family, the Cairns museum offers a diversity of collections that illustrate Cairns’ growth from frontier town for gold miners to the top class tourist attraction it is today.

Botanic Gardens

Cairns botanic gardens centre

Cairns has one of the best botanic exhibits in Australia.

The Cairns Botanic Gardens are located only 4 kilometres from the heart of the city, the gardens are a prime example of the types of plants that grow in the tropical atmosphere of the Daintree Rainforest.

Dating back to the late 1800’s, the gardens are well established, well cared for and absolutely free.

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Action Getaway

Great Barrier Reef liveaboard, rafting on the mighty Tully river and an overnight stay in the beautiful Atherton Tablelands. See the best the tropical north...

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Reef Liveaboard & Kuranda

Reef Liveaboard and Kuranda village package. See the Great Barrier Reef, go snorkeling or diving and experience an awesome day trip to Kuranda village.

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