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Cairns overview

Visitors to Cairns speak favorably about this family-friendly city's beaches and restaurants. You'll enjoy activities like coral reef exploring and snorkeling. You might find the perfect souvenir at Cairns Night Markets or Cairns Central Shopping Centre in Cairns. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park.

Where to stay in Cairns

A welcoming city, Cairns has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 58 hotels in Cairns and you can shop as many as 773 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at 10 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Cairns as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 49 5-star hotels from 97 USD per night
  • • 151 4-star hotels from 70 USD per night
  • • 35 3-star hotels from 16 USD per night
  • • 16 2-star hotels from 11 USD per night

How to get to Cairns

Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from central Cairns. Cairns Station is the closest train station, located 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from the city center.

What to see around Cairns

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre
  • • Reef Fleet Terminal
Here are some family-friendly attractions:
  • • Esplanade Lagoon
  • • Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome
  • • Cairns Aquarium
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Cairns Harbour Cruises
  • • Cairns Esplanade
  • • Muddy's Playground
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Cairns Night Markets
  • • Cairns Central Shopping Centre
Here are some local highlights:
  • • The Cultural Place
  • • Cairns Regional Gallery
  • • Jute Theatre
  • • Kick Contemporary Arts
  • • Center of Contemporary Arts

When to visit Cairns

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 89°F day, 72°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 63°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 62°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 67°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 50.87 inches
  • • April-June: 15.12 inches
  • • July-September: 3.07 inches
  • • October-December: 13.19 inches

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