Apart from being home to the world’s longest cableway, Cairns also offers gondola rides to Kuranda, the central town of Cairns, which famous for its Barron Falls, Spanish castles, crater lakes and waterfalls.
Due to the presence of the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns provides for a number of safe swimming locations and beaches for water sports. Adventure sports include sky diving, kite surfing, ... More hot air ballooning and so on.
With several bars, pubs, clubs discos, theatres and casinos that run all through the night, Cairns has a dynamic night life to offer to its visitors.
Cairns has a tropical climate with the maximum temperature rising to 31.4 °C and the minimum temperature falling to 17°C. Winters are mild and dry, while summers are warm and wet. Owing to its tropical climate, one can enjoy several outdoor activities as well.
Cairns was declared a town in the year 1876 and is named after the then Governor of Queensland, William Wellington Cairns. The most ... More striking feature about Cairns is that it houses two of the world’s greatest natural attractions, the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropical Rain Forests, both being World’s Heritage Sites.
Mt .Bartle Frere, the highest mountain in Queensland, is also located in Cairns.
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