Cairns is the perfect base to start and finish of your tropical Australian adventure

Discover where rainforest meets the reef in the heart of Australia’s tropics - Tropical North Queensland offers a combination of some of the world’s most breath taking scenery with a diverse range of activities. The region is as unique as it is diverse with the spectacular depths of the Great Barrier Reef, the awesome heights of the Daintree Rainforest and the mighty vastness of the Outback all within easy reach of Cairns. Nowhere else on earth do two World Heritage listed sites exist side by side - the Great Barrier Reef and the world’s oldest Tropical Rainforests. This stunning region offers a diverse range of touring options each day and an array of unique accommodation to ensure an unforgettable holiday experience.

Just the Beginning

Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia.

Where to Stay

Cairns, Australia. Photo credit Tourism Australia.

Sand Sculpture Time Lapse Video

Sandcastle, Queensland, Australia.

When to Visit

Lizard Island - Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia. Photo credit Tourism Australia.

Tropical North Queensland

Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

What to do

Cairns, Australia.