Cairns Guides


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88 Shopping Centres Cairns

Cairns has a very wide range of shopping with an enormous shopping centre in the centre of the city. Cairns Central has a wide range of national boutiques and chain stores as well as supermarkets that will easily satisfy the needs of an entire family....

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82 Buying Real Estate in North Queensland

Apartments Buying an apartment is a unique lifestyle choice that is becoming more popular as empty nesters decide to leave behind all of the maintenance of large homes with large gardens a long way from their work and the city. They are also popular with...

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78 Food & Wine Tours in the Tropics

The Cairns hinterland, known locally as the Atherton Tablelands has a large number of food and wine producers and processors. Tea Coffee Tropical fruit wineries Cheese factories, and a Smokehouse All the above offer tours, or cellar door experiences....

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81 Dive Expeditions on the Great Barrier Reef

The diving from Cairns is out of this world! Experience the very best beauty, visibility and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Dive expeditions from Cairns generally visit the farthest reaches of the Great Barrier Reef including the Co...

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84 Learn To Dive in Cairns

Cairns is the dive Mecca of the Southern Hemisphere with the perfect climate, reefs and professional local dive companies. Getting certified on the reef is awe inspiringly beautiful!! and Fun!!! Scuba Diving is when a diver swims underwater using compr...

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85 Vehicle Hire in Cairns

Hire a Scooter, Hire a bicycle, Hire a 4WD, Hire a convertible, Hire a bus. Whatever you need is possible. We have car hire for every need in North Queensland. Yes, it is possible to hire a car from Cairns airport and leave it in Port Douglas and vice...

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83 Scenic Day Tours

Scenic day trip are the best way to learn about the region. We have many passionate and professional guides in North Queensland who will provide you with an informative and enjoyable daytrip highlighting many of our beautiful natural attractions. These...

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86 Self Drive Adventure in North Queensland

North Queensland has so much to offer self drive touring. There truly is so much to see. So, make sure you can read a map, drive on the right side of the road which is left by the way, and off you go into the blue yonder. We have Outback to the west wi...

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82 North Queensland Resorts

If you fancy lying by a pool sipping a cocktail while the family is playing tennis and daddy sitting at the pool bar. Yes, dreams do come true. We have a number of excellent resorts in North Queensland. In Cairns city we have The Lakes Resort and Spa...

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84 Cairns Scenic Flights

Whether you're into heli's, sea planes, or hot air balloons we have all manner of flying machines in North Queensland. Helicopter companies catering to ad and movie makers can take you anywhere and hover over just about anything. During the torrential ra...

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94 Language Schools & Education in Cairns

Cairns is a beautiful vibrant city within a tropical natural environment that attracts a diverse cultural student population and is a wonderful place to explore in your free time. With a small and friendly population of just over 130,000 people we are ve...

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82 Weddings in Tropical North Queensland

For adventurous travellers who plan on getting hitched in wild and exotic tropical surrounds North Queensland has it all. With our beautiful islands, coral cays, jungle and beaches North Queensland is the ideal place for romance whether you are planning...

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85 Cairns Hotel Accommodation

Most major hotels in North Qeensland are situated in the Cairns CBD. They range from the 5 star Cairns International, Hilton and Shangri-La to 4 star Rydges Tradewinds, Mantra Trilogy and The Hotel Cairns.Generally all hotels are within walking distance t...

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84 Island Resorts near Cairns

Island Resorts are a great opportunity to totally detach from the daily rigmarole. There are plenty of activities included on a daily basis to keep you busy for a week. From walks and sports to spa treatments or simply relaxing by the pool, the island...

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74 Cultural Attractions near Cairns

Whatever your experiences of cultural tourism, prepare to be captivated by the sheer quality, professionalism and enthusiasm exhibited by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders of the Far North. From the phenomenal impact of a multi-award winning Abor...

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77 Cairns Food & Wine

Shield Street, the Esplanade and Marina are the places to go for great dining and great atmosphere. Indian, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Italian, Thai, Seafood, pizza, and pub grub - we've got it covered. Our tropical climate allows alfresco dining yea...

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80 Fashion Victim?

Fashion Victim? If you are interested in fashion and only have a half day to explore the shops the only place to go is Grafton St. Grafton St between Sheilds and Spence is an excellent street with the widest range of designers and fashion in one street i...


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82 Shopping for Groceries in Cairns

In the centre of the city we have a large Woolworths supermarket. This supermarket sells the most Tim Tams in Australia as it is a very popular souvenier for Japanese people to take home to their co-workers. In need of an update but you cannot beat its...


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88 Rustys Market

Many locals carry out their weekly vegetable shop at the Rustys Market for fresh vegetables and tropical fruits, flowers, special locally made cooking oils, soaps, locally grown coffee, breads, freshly made dips, cup cakes, local olives, herbs and spices...

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76 James Cook University

James Cook University is Australia's leading tropical research university. The University focuses on creating a brighter future for life in the tropics worldwide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference. Comprehensive study options...

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