Located in Queensland's tropical North, Cairns is a laid-back city where you can enjoy the great outdoors.

A must-visit is the city of Cairns, which is home to the iconic Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest. Relax by a resort pool or spend your days exploring this tropical oasis. It is also home to brilliant cafes, lively markets, and plenty of beaches.

Cairns entices travelers of all kinds, including families, honeymooners, and backpackers, due to its accessibility, affordability, and lively atmosphere.

Leaving your suit at home is a good idea when you're up north. The best of the region can be enjoyed with just a boardie and a sunblock. Are you a city person at heart? Even the most buttoned-up types will appreciate the laid-back lifestyle of the tropics with the constant supply of scuba dives, snorkeling excursions, reef cruises, and outback adventures.

Our Cairns list of things to do will help you make the most of your stay.

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