Cairns Regional Information
Cairns is the gateway to most destinations within the Cairns region and like the early settlers acts as a base from which to explore.
Each region provides its own uniqueness and highlights, and the transformation of environments is astounding, from the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef to the rich, fertile soils of the Atherton Tablelands and the dense tropical rainforests of the Daintree Rainforest.
There are many jewels which form the masterpiece of Tropical Far North Queensland each holds a little secret and mystery for you to discover.
Cairns is the capital of Far North Queensland, an innovative and growing regional centre. This is the major arrival point of most visitors both local and overseas through the Cairns International Airport.
Cairns is alive with luxuriously appointed hotels and restaurants, where every travellers needs are catered to. The City is dotted with restaurants and eateries offering great deals and free entertainment.
The Cairns Esplanade is lined with eateries, hostel accommodation, retail outlets and tour booking agencies. From the Cairns Esplanade you can look over beautiful Trinity Inlet, with natural bird life feeding on the mud flats.
The Cairns Reef Casino is just up the road, an architectural highlight of the diverse changes in Cairns. Nestled amongst all these new and modern buildings, you will find nostalgic reminisces of early colonial architect, the old Cairns Court House which in now the Cairns Regional Art Gallery, or take a look at Cairns in the early 1900's at the Cairns Museum to see the trials and triumphs of our pioneering forefathers.