Located in Queensland's tropical Far North where coconut palms and mango trees sway in the breeze and the beaches are heavenly, Cairns is Australia's fifth-largest city. The menu of incredible things to see and do in this coastal city is packed with the sensational and encompasses some of the most unique experiences you can have anywhere in the world.
Cairns is the city that acts as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef –the largest coral reef on Earth and home to an underwater marine wonderland so dazzling it draws visitors from every corner of the planet. Dive, snorkel, fly over it on a scenic flight, or take a glass-bottom boat trip to enter this rainbow-colored fantastical world that is teeming with life.
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