Cairns City is the heart of Tropical North Queensland and is the primary gateway to Northern Australia. Cairns looks a picture, framed by the spectacular twin backdrops of rainforest mountain ranges and the sparkling Coral Sea.
Cairns is a modern, sophisticated city, and is an ideal base to explore the wider Tropical North Queensland region with front door access to World Heritage listed Reef, Rainforest and Outback. The city itself is where much of the accommodation is situated close to international standard, restaurants, boutique shopping, modern art galleries and evening entertainment. All the attributes of a world class modern city are to be found in Cairns: International air access, rail systems, high-standard accommodation facilities, an art gallery, botanic gardens, university, a casino and a convention centre. Visit WikiAustralia.com to read more about Australia's Cairns.
Cairns 5 Star Hotels
Sofitel Reef Casino
Located alongside Trinity Bay, Sofitel Reef Casino Cairns is Tropical North Queensland's most prestigious hotel. Upon arrival at the hotel, you will experience the friendly and attentive service. »
Cairns Hotels, Australia
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Seawalker Helmet Diving and Reef Cruise
Discover the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns as you join a luxury day cruise to the outer edge of the Reef by fast, air-conditioned catamaran. Seawalker has been designed to introduce people to the excitement of the underwater world, even without any prior dive knowledge or experience. You will be guided on your adventure by one of our qualified Seawalker diving instructors.
Outer Reef - Certified Scuba Diving
TUSA Dive has a selection of more than 15 outer reef locations where you will be amazed by the diversity of colourful marine life while you explore vast coral gardens, caverns, walls and isolated pinnacles. Two or three dives are available in the day, and you have the freedom to dive with your buddy or join the guided dives. Top quality equipment, wet-suits, and dive computers are provided, and Nitrox fills are available for Nitrox certified divers.
Outer Reef - Snorkel Tour
During this day trip, you will get to snorkel over magical reef gardens where the coral is pristine and the water is stunningly clear. You'll be provided with top quality equipment, wetsuits and lycra suits. So join us to experience the day trip reef adventure of a life time.
Luxury Hot Air Ballooning
Your morning starts with a personal pickup time and limousine transfer to your launch site. Before lift off see the spectacle of how a hot air balloon inflates and takes shape, then hop in and take off to gently float over gum trees. Experience the wonder, romance and silence of the Australian bush. Get carried away with the fun, have a chat to your friendly pilot and get your complimentary photos taken by Australia's only roaming hot air balloon photographer. Come down to earth for a gourmet beach side breakfast from a full a la carte menu.
Hot Air Ballooning - Scenic Flight
Choose a flight in any one of 8 balloons. Enjoy 360 degree views, whether it's of nature below or balloons all around. It's just like flying in a balloon festival everyday! The tour includes a 30 minute balloon flight, full hot and cold breakfast buffet, champagne toast, colourful flight certificate and return coach transfers.