Cairns

Cairns is an international gateway to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.

With a  sophisticated, multicultural hub and 5-star accommodation and dining.   Cairns is a popular holiday destination.

A convenient base to plan and launch land and sea tours to explore the nearby coral reefs and rainforests.

It is the largest city in Queensland and boasts extensive transport connections.  Cairns also has a world-class infrastructure and a wealth of international culture and Aboriginal heritage.

Cairns Region

From inner-city 5-star luxury to beachside escapes, self-catering motels, and camping, there is a vast range of accommodation options in Cairns and surrounding suburbs and towns, including popular seaside destinations Palm Cove and Port Douglas.

Cairns is the mainland hub of Tropical North Queensland and is a lively city with its safe manufactured swimming lagoon on the water’s edge.

Port Douglas and Palm Cove are two famous and fashionable seaside towns to the north, along with a string of other beaches.

Great eating and shopping options are available in all areas, and there are good family accommodation options to suit all styles and budgets.

Islands

Next, Cairns family-friendly islands include Fitzroy Island and Green Island.

Visitors to Green Island can partake in activities, including glass-bottom boat tours and snorkelling.

Families’ activities include rainforest walks, a submarine experience, and crocodiles at Marineland Melanesia.

Other islands offering exclusive luxury include Bedarra Island, Lizard Island, and Haggerstone Island.

For something different, there is also an excellent floating hotel with a sleep on the reef option.