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Cairns, Queensland

Photo: Stanley Zimny, Fig Tree

Located in Far North Queensland, Cairns is popular for its own attractions and proximity to nearby parks.

Weather
Cairns boasts a warm tropical climate. The dry season occurs between April and November and a wet season with tropical monsoons occurs between November and March.

Natural World
The city is surrounded by farms, including sugar cane, banana and other tropical fruits.

Nearby
The Great Barrier Reef is only 90 minutes away.

The Daintree National Park, about 130 kilometers north of town, is popular among travelers seeking a tropical rainforest.

Tropical Tablelands is where you can swim in picturesque crater lakes.

Barron Gorge National Park is about 20 kilometers northwest of Cairns. Rugged mountains, ravines, tumbling waterfalls, magnificent rainforest, rich and varied wildlife, easy access and a fascinating history make this one of Queensland’s most popular national parks.

Tourism Sector
Tourism plays a major part in the Cairns economy. After Sydney and the Gold Coast, Cairns is Australia’s most popular tourist destination.

Elsewhere on the Web
Backpackers
ABC Far North Radio
http://www.businesseventscairns.org.au

News
http://www.cairnspost.com.au@CairnsNews

Twitter
@BatemanDan

Pubs
https://www.greenantcantina.com
https://www.facebook.com/greenantcantina

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