5 things to do in Cairns, Australia

In a nutshell: Perched on the north-east coast of Australia, far north of Queensland, the city of Cairns is lively all-year round.

5th February, 2005

In a nutshell: Perched on the north-east coast of Australia, far north of Queensland, the city of Cairns is lively all-year round. Tourists flock here to sample its natural coastal and inland beauty as it is a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and outback regions. Cairns “carries with pride the mantle of safest tropical city in the world,” according to the city's mayor. The city is rated the third most popular tourist destination in...

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