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Inside Background
The culture of Cairns is focused on the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics...
Last edited: 05 December 2013
Emergency Number From the official emergency services website...
Last edited: 03 November 2012
The first European explorer to land at what is now Cairns was Captain James...
Last edited: 15 June 2006
Travel Pictorial - Country or Natural Wonder Always browse any or all Travel...
Last edited: 09 March 2011
The "official" tourism organzation for the Cairns Region is: Tourism Tropical...
Last edited: 31 May 2012
As Cairns is part of the tropical far north, it does get very warm during...
Last edited: 09 March 2011
If you're wondering where to base yourself for your tropical north Queensland...
Last edited: 16 December 2013
Here are a few ideas depending on how long you have to spend in Cairns: If you...
Last edited: 04 October 2011
  The following businesses offer free wi-fi for customers in the Cairns...
Last edited: 07 February 2015
Inside Transportation
Most visitors will arrive at the Cairns International Airport ( CNS ).  Both...
Last edited: 30 October 2015
Cairns CBD is small enough to walk around and is laid out in an easy grid...
Last edited: 17 October 2012
Sunbus Service - Cairns Suburbs The main bus service for Cairns is Sunbus. They...
Last edited: 21 January 2015
Car Rentals in Cairns and Cairns Airport  There are size main car rental...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Inside Things to Do
Tanks Arts Centre is a great place to visit during a stay in Cairns.  Located...
Last edited: 10 March 2011
Tropical North Queensland      This Queensland Holidays website provides...
Last edited: 17 October 2012
Although Cairns city is generally thought of as a place where backpackers come...
Last edited: 24 September 2012
The nightlife in Cairns is busting at the seams with the thousands of...
Last edited: 17 October 2012
Visit Chillagoe Caves - Queensland Outback It may depend on the weather and...
Last edited: 04 March 2014
Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park combines education and entertainment with...
Last edited: 15 June 2006
Souvenirs The main place to find your souvenir of Cairns is on the Esplanade...
Last edited: 04 January 2013
  There is so much in terms of outdoors activities in Cairns, the hardest part...
Last edited: 14 December 2012
Cairns is the well known gateway for the Wet Tropics World Heritage...
Last edited: 12 November 2013
One of the best drives in Australia,Cairns to Port Douglas,the road follows the...
Last edited: 14 November 2012
Entertainment venues Tank Arts Centre Occasional acts suited to smaller venues...
Last edited: 14 April 2013
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef and home to an amazing...
Last edited: 30 July 2015
Cairns is home to some great places to paddle - whether it be in a kayak...
Last edited: 17 October 2012
Ribbon Reef, Cod Hole and Coral Sea Coral Sea Dreaming Very similar to...
Last edited: 08 November 2015
If you want to see platypus, you must go to Tarzali Lakes on the Atherton...
Last edited: 26 April 2011
The Atherton Tablelands (also now called by their snazzy new title – the Cairns...
Last edited: 19 January 2016
"A Gallery with Charm & Variety, An Ever-changing Eclectic Mix" is there...
Last edited: 08 January 2014
   If you take one of the Full or Half Day Tours by catamaran Green Island is...
Last edited: 10 March 2013
Cairns Wildlife Dome is an all-weather wildlife exhibit enclosed by a 20 metre...
Last edited: 29 September 2008
Food and Wine Tours - Atherton Tablelands This tour is certainly off the beaten...
Last edited: 25 January 2015
Inside Dining Scene
Red Ochre Grill  43 Shields Street.  http://www.redoch... Phone 4051 0100 An...
Last edited: 20 October 2009
Many of the pubs do a $10 lunch, eg. PJ Obrien's.  Also on the Esplanade Kani's...
Last edited: 30 November 2011
Inside Australia: For Foreign Visitors
The Australian Dollar The Australian currency is the Australian Dollar ($1...
Last edited: 14 June 2015
Passports and Visas All foreign visitors must have a valid passport to enter...
Last edited: 12 July 2015
In Australia, the emergency call number is 000 . This number is a free call...
Last edited: 09 September 2015
Please and thank you can always stand anyone in good stead.  Here are a few...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
0011 is the International Access (Dialing) Code from within Australia. 61 is...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
Like many aspects subject to globalis(z)ation, tipping for good service has...
Last edited: 21 January 2016
VisaWizard -the only official Australian government visa application website is...
Last edited: 09 April 2011
The seven Australian states have similar school holiday dates, but there is...
Last edited: 05 February 2012
Be prepared and know the slang so you won't look like a drongo.   Colloquial...
Last edited: 22 August 2011
  Courtesy of www.slsa.com.au  The first rule of beach safety is: Always swim...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
Canberra is the Capital of Australia and the seat of the Commonwealth...
Last edited: 28 December 2011
Customs is a very important part of protecting Australia from foreign pests...
Last edited: 31 October 2013
If you are a temporary overseas visiting driver and you hold a current overseas...
Last edited: 07 November 2012
Don't be scared, just be sensible and careful please! As a traveller, most...
Last edited: 05 February 2012
Train - Sydney to Melbourne Long distance train travel in Australia is largely...
Last edited: 24 June 2014
Most goods in Australia are subject to a 10% GST (goods & services tax...
Last edited: 09 September 2013
Here are a few excellent sources of useful safety information for the great...
Last edited: 15 April 2009
Forget about taking the overnight train trip (10/11 hours) from Sydney to...
Last edited: 01 August 2010
When looking for a more unusual getaway location, many people are looking to...
Last edited: 23 September 2015
The "Whereis" website provides online maps for most major cities & towns...
Last edited: 10 February 2007
Online Travel Agents are an integral part of many people's travels. Used...
Last edited: 05 August 2014
The purpose of this article is provide some insight into how the Online Travel...
Last edited: 05 February 2015
When bringing your appliances to Australia, you may need these 2 devices...
Last edited: 16 May 2015
It's hard to know where to start when self booking/planning a 2-week trip to...
Last edited: 12 September 2013
Telcos There are three mobile or cell phone networks in Australia operated by...
Last edited: 01 February 2016
  Australians drive on the left-hand side of the road and use the metric system...
Last edited: 07 October 2014
Traffic cameras enforce both red-light and speeding offences and improve safety...
Last edited: 19 May 2015
This is a collection of 35+ Apps covering many tourist regions and icons around...
Last edited: 08 December 2015