Population; approximately 130,000 people
Cairns is situated on the coast of far north Queensland, nestled between the Great Barrier Reef and the lush Atherton Tablelands. Here there is something for everyone, for the adventurous there is diving, white water rafting and bungy jumping, or more gentle pursuits such as bird watching, hiking, gourmet restaurants or simply relaxing under a palm tree sipping a cocktail.
Cairns is located in the Wet Tropics which is hot and humid during the summer months with mild, dry winters. The rainy season generally occurs during summer between January and March. The average rainfall is 1992mm on an average of 154 days of the year.
Tropical Islands, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, Skyrail rainforest Cableway and the Undara Lava Tubes.