Description

Cairns, considered the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, is a city in tropical Far North Queensland. Its Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park tells the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with music and dance. Cairns Esplanade, lined with bars and restaurants, has a swimming lagoon. Northwest of the city, Daintree National Park spans mountainous rainforest, gorges and beaches.

Images around Cairns QLD 4870


Nearby in QLD 4870


Our Picks on what to Do in Cairns QLD

Our Picks on where to Stay in Cairns QLD

Search hotels around Cairns QLD

The Search will open in a new window on Partner site Booking.com.

Our Picks on what to Eat in Cairns QLD

Shopping in Cairns QLD

Community Services  


Cairns Tourist Information Centre QLD
103 Esplanade,
CAIRNS CITY QLD 4870

Cairns Regional Council
119-145 Spence Street,
CAIRNS QLD 4870

Cairns District Police Headquarters QLD
5 Sheridan Street,
CAIRNS CITY QLD 4870

Cairns Hospital
165 Esplanade,
CAIRNS QLD 4870

Cairns City Library QLD
151 Abbott Street,
CAIRNS QLD 4870

Cairns Esplanade Lagoon QLD
52/54 Esplanade,
CAIRNS NORTH QLD 4870

Location Information 

  • Population: 152729
  • State electorate(s): Cairns, Barron River, Mulgrave
  • Federal Division(s): Leichhardt (majority) & Kennedy
  • Established (yr): 1876
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Search hotels around Cairns QLD

The Search will open in a new window on Partner site Booking.com.

Search

Travel To  

Gordonvale QLD 4865 (23.9 km, 28 mins)
Palm Cove QLD 4879 (26.8 km, 35 mins)

Welcome to Country  

Cairns QLD is located on the following Aboriginal nation country/countries.

Indindji
Djabugandji

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.