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"Daintree Rainforest
"Daintree Rainforest Cape Tribulation and Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary Day Tour""After pickup from your hotel travel by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle north along the coast taking in rugged mountains to one side and miles of golden sand and crystal clear waters to the other.When you reach Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas disembark to explore the wildlife park
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Cairns Super Saver: Great Barrier Reef Cruise plus Kuranda Scenic Railway plus Cape Tribulation Day Trip
Enjoy three iconic Cairns experiences over three unforgettable days in tropical Far North Queensland. Each tour takes place on a separate day. Please note that these are day tours only; accommodation is not included."""Over three days experience the best of tropical Far North Queensland! Go diving or snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway and explore the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. Combining the Cairns area's most popular attractions this three-day super saver is perfect for first-time visitors to Queensland plus represents a savings of 10%. From the coral beauty of the Great Barrier Reef to scenic views from the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and encounters with Australian wildlife
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Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns
"Your Great Barrier Reef experience begins in the morning with one of the fastest trips to the reef from the Cairns mainland covering the distance in a little over an hour. After checking in step aboard your deluxe boat which holds a maximum of 100 people including expert guides who make sure that you are comfortable throughout the day. When you arrive at the reef head to two prime locations to take in colorful schools of fish and coral gardens. Your guides help you to get outfitted with snorkel and scuba diving equipment and provide instruction and encouragement to newcomers and experienced people alike. Your friendly and knowledgeable crew is always available to help nervous snorkelers or divers enjoy their time in the water. Marvel at the incredible richness an
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Working holidays in Cairns

If you are looking for a working holiday in Cairns,then Happy Travels will be able to help you find a job.Lots to choose from.They also help with accomodation and tax..and cheap tours,meals and lots...
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Work for your bed and supper.

If you are considering a working holiday or just want some extra cash to spend--happy travels can help you find a job with accomodation and lots of extras like cheap tours,meals etc.They are easy to...
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More unusual plants in Cairns

A visit to Flecker Bontanical Gardens is a must see if you like plants,birds and beutiful tropical ambience. I love coming here to stroll around looking at the different plants and flowers throughout...
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Unusual tropical plants

If you are in Cairns then I suggest you head to the Flecker Botanical Gardens and check out the array of tropical plants,it does not matter about seasons because there is always something for you to...
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Gum trees and paperbarks.

I love gum trees,no matter what species.I especially love the melaleuca trees (paperbark gums) and iron bark gums.The swamplands have paperbark forests which I adore,so if you visit Cairns please take...
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More tropical plants in paradise

I have taken more pictures of some of the tropical plants and trees that are abundant in Cairns,especially around the Centenary Lakes. I love spotting different,and very colourful plants and...
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Plant and tree spotting

A trip to Freshwater and Saltwater lakes at Centenary Lakes and the Botanical garden to see some incredible plants and trees is a must for any visitor to Cairns.I have no idea what some of them are...
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Sun setting over the ranges.

One of the things I love doing is watching the sun setting over the Cairns slopes and ranges.You can watch this from nearly anywhere in Cairns and the suburbs because the hills surround this area.So...
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Changes over the years.

I am uploading some pics taken in 1981 and 1995/6 along the Esplanade of Cairns.I have been astounded at the transformation that has taken place in the last 10 years,and I have witnessed all the...
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Views from the suburbs

I often come up to the slopes of Cairns to get a birds eye view of Cairns and the suburbs in what we the locals call the horseshoe.The views look down onto new housing estates/suburbs that used to be...
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The Cairns mudflats

The mudflats along the Cairns esplanade is a haven for many species of birdlife,mud crabs and other creatures.It has a wonderful boardwalk with viewing stations and is a great place to have a...
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Day trips for everything

Cairns is the gateway to the northern areas of the tropical rain forests and the Great Barrier Reef.There is not much to do in the city itself, besides a few random small museums. But there are ample...
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Things to do around Cairns

Hi I am a long time Cairns local & not ashamed to give our area a good old fashioned plug.If I were you I would look at renting an apartment or try the Discovery Resort Cairns 183 Lake Street Cairns...
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MOST ASK ABOUT QUESTION....WEATHER!!!

The most asked question in the travel forums is...when is the best time to come to Cairns.So I will try to give you an idea how to decide when to come. I would visit here at any time of year. Cairns...
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Top Hotels in Cairns

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Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach 4878, Australia
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Bruce Hwy & Anderson Rd, Cairns, Cairns District, 4870, Australia
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73-75 The Esplanade, Cairns, Cairns District, 4870, Australia
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35-41 Wharf St, Cairns, Cairns District, 4870, Australia
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85 - 93 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland, 4879, Australia
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17 Abbott Street, PO Box 934, Cairns, Cairns District, 4870, Australia
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Top Things to Do in Cairns

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Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef and home to an amazing diversity of animal life. There are a large number of tour operators that depart from Cairns depending on what you want...
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Kuranda Scenic Railway

We were picked up at our hotel and taken by bus to the Kuranda Skyrail terminus. As we could not sit for the length of time on the train we went by bus up to Kuranda - a lovely trip up through the...
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Esplanade

The Cairns esplanade is a hive of activity during the day with the broad walk round the marina, the parklands and the numerous shoping areas and restaurant/pub areas that are adjacent. Always lively,...
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Kuranda Village

I was excited to visit Kuranda Village because I thought it was an old Aborigine village. I am not sure where I got that from, but when we arrived, I found Kuranda Village to be a tourist trap and a...
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Green Island

We took a trip on the boat over to Green Island for a half day. I actually wish in hindsight we had made a full day of it, but so be it. It's not a particularly big island at all, but enjoyed the...
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Palm Cove

I highly recommend that you make the time to visit the small beach town of Palm Cove. A 20 minute drive from Cairns, and on the way to Port Douglas, we stopped here for lunch after a visit to the...
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"Cairns QLD more than a tourist city."
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Anne12

"CAIRNS (PAGES UNDER CONSTRUCTION)"
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aussirose

"Cairns - A Land of Contrast"
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sue_stone

"Cairns - gateway to Far North Queensland"
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xuessium

"IMPREXXION: CAIRNS"
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