Cairns city is located at the gateway of Great Barrier Reef in Far North Queensland, Australia. It has a population of nearly 140000. The rainforest has surrounded all over the city. The city has some agricultural activities as; sugarcane, banana, coffee, tea and the world’s first tropical fruit wine region.
Best time to Visit
If you visit Cairns then the best season to go is from April to September or November because the weather remains pleasant.
Things to Do and See
Cairns city attract a lot of tourists and has become very famous in Australia. There are golden sunny beaches beside the rainforest where you can enjoy the most. Cairns provide a relaxing place for tourists to enjoy all the tours and natural attractions of the city.
It also contains huge grassy park namely, Esplanade, which has a lot of activities as; a large sandy swimming pool that can accommodate 1,000 swimmers at a time, grassy picnic areas, water front exercise tracks with gym workout benches, free public barbeques, children playground and others.
Food is also the speciality of the city; the people of Cairns love to eat gourmet food and seafood.
Places to Eat in Cairns City
Cairns city offer a number of international cuisines as well as the taste of Australian food. If you ever visit Cairns you must try one of these restaurants:
Ochre restaurant is located at 43 Shields Street. Its speciality is in fresh local seafood, bush foods and regional Australian cuisines. It is also famous for certain events like conferences, weddings and special occasions and delivers catering facility throughout North.
The hotel Villa Romana is famous for its Italian food. They offer fresh pasta dishes like creamy fettucine carbonara and others.
Kani’s Seafood & Prime beef
The restaurant is near to the Cairns Water front and is especially famous for seafood and prime beef. The restaurant provides a variety of local and international dishes that are well-liked by visitors as well as locals.
Popular Hotels in Cairns City
Holiday Inn Cairns
There are 237 rooms in the hotel and all of them are equipped with minibars, coffee maker, hairdryer, air conditioning, iron etc. Rates start at AUD 149.
Hilton Hotel Cairns
The Hilton hotel attracts a lot of visitors as it is located near the popular Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree World heritage forest. There are 264 rooms in the hotel providing private balconies, in-room safes, minibars and other facilities.
The rates of the hotel are suitable and normally start from AUD 195.30.
Pullman Reef Hotel Cairns
The hotel is located 5 miles from international airport and some minutes away from the waterfront. The Pullman hotel contains 128 luxury guestrooms, and provides services as; cable-TV programming, high speed internet access, minibars and others.
The hotel ensures that your stay at the hotel remains comfortable. The normal rates of the hotel start from AUD 339.0