Cairns is the gateway to Queensland’s tropical north, renowned for its relaxed, tropical climate and laid back ambience.
Cairns boasts the best of Australia’s tropics – with islands, rainforest and reef on its doorstep. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef extends over 1,500 kilometres, and is home to the greatest variety of flora and fauna species found in any one location in the world.
If you are travelling to Australia to attend #13FOA – then why not extend your stay and take in the beautiful wonder of the Great Barrier Reef, and some of our other beautiful cities and towns.
Visit https://www.australia.com/en – to begin your journey.
|Getting there:||Cairns Airport is Australia’s northern gateway, serviced by six international airlines and all major domestic carriers. Transfers to the city centre are a quick 10 minute drive.|
|Local food:||Fresh seafood and local native ingredients. Try tempura bay bugs on lemongrass and green papaya salad with sweet chilli lemon myrtle dipping sauce. Or be brave and try salt and pepper crocodile and prawns with lemon aspen sambal.|
|Fun Facts:||The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest living structure, is visible from the moon.|