Cairns is one of the most popular tourist destination spots in Australia. It is located on the awesome Great Barrier Reef and surrounded by the oldest rainforests of Australia. The exquisite palm- fringed beaches to the south and north of this gorgeous city makes it a destination hard to beat in Queensland. The vibrant tropical city of Cairns also boasts a spectacular scenic beauty, wide range of adrenaline pumping adventure activites, world class accomodation and an enchanting rainforest dining experience.
Places of attraction in Cairns:
The 2400 seat Cairns Convention center, the Cairns Esplanade, the glass domed Cairns reef casino, the theatres, galleries and the Cairns botanic gardens are obviously the greatest man made attractions in the city of Cairns. The exhilarating theatre performances at the Tjapukai aboriginal cultural center located at the base of the skyrail is also something not to be missed. The Flecker botanic garden also offers a unique variety of flora and fauna.
Activities at Cairns:
As Cairns is located next to the Great Barrier Reef it provides an excellent opportunity for water related sports activites. It comprises of scuba-diving, snorkelling, reef cruises and fishing tours. You can also experience the thrill of white water rafting, free falling, bungy jumping, moutain biking, kite surfing, ballon flight and sea kayaking. One can even explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of glass bottom boats. You can book these activites in advance or upon arrival through various booking agencies.
Cairns beaches also commonly known as Northern beaches comprises of several famous beaches like the Trinity beach, Palm Cove beach, Machan's beach, Cliffton beach, Ellis beach, Holloway's beach and Yorkey's knob. Of these Trinity beach and Palm Cove beach have emerged as the hottest tourist destination spots with International five star hotels.
Shopping at Cairns:
Cairns city is also a favorite spot for the shopping lovers. It is a truly memorable experience to wander through the streets of Cairns shopping for those small pieces of jewelry to the exotic artwork depicting the Great Barrier Reef. Besides the Rusty's markets and Cairns night markets it is loaded with numerous trendy shops and magnificent shopping malls like the Cairns Central, The Pier at Marina, Orchid Plaza, DFS Galleria, DFO and the Stocklands. Cairns has everything to suit every taste, style and budget.
Cairns dining experience:
Cairns holidays packages offers a wide range of mouthwatering and lip smacking dishes to suit every palate. Besides offering the flavored delicacies from across the globe it also provides the most innovative and authentic dishes of Australia like the emu, crocodile and kangaroo. The Esplanade, The Cairns city dining and the Shields streets offer a wide range of popular restaurants and cuisines.
When you decide that you want a perfect holiday to a remembered a life time then Cairns is the ideal choice. It appeals to all kinds of people with its glittering golden beaches, scenic waterfalls, beautiful landscapes and gorgeous rainforests.If you are planning a holiday vacation book your travel to Cairns and live the unique experience it offers.