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Cairns Tour Ideas

Land and Sea: DUCK Amphibious Tour of Cairns

Land and Sea: DUCK  Amphibious Tour of Cairns
Duration:
60 minutes
From:
USD 30.41
<p>Explore Cairns by land and sea in just one tour -  in the amphibious vessel Ride the Croc. You'll drive by all the places that make Cairns the capital of the North: and as the best of Cairns unfolds before your eyes your guide will be giving you lots of little known facts and interesting insights about our unique and wonderful city. Then, the 'Big Splash' as the bus turns to boat and plunges into Trinity Inlet, Cairns Harbour. Sit back and relax as you explore the impressive tidal estuary and coastline that is Trinity Inlet, cruising the waterways while viewing the mighty mangroves, and magnificent mountains.  Explore Australia the fun way and join a Duckabout Tour.</p>

Kuranda Guided Interpretive Rainforest Walk Including Refreshments

Kuranda Guided Interpretive Rainforest Walk Including Refreshments
Duration:
60 minutes
From:
USD 23.39
<p>Hop aboard the Kuranda Riverboat and cross the Barron River to a secluded rainforest clearing where you will be taken on an interpretive walk through a section of beautiful tropical rainforest. With a guide, walk along an established forest trail, and see the variety of rainforest trees, vines, lianas, and ferns. Keep your eyes open for native wildlife as well, such as a cassowary.  After the walk, tea/coffee and cake is provided in a covered outdoor tea room. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking.</p>

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Cairns Airport (CNS) Information


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Cairns International Airport

Where is Cairns Airport?  


Originally formed to serve gold miners, Cairns later developed into a railhead and major port for Australian exports of sugar cane, minerals and agricultural products.


Located 1,390 kilometres (860 miles) from Brisbane, and boasting a tropical climate, Cairns serves as a starting point for visitors to the Great Barrier Reef and Far North Queensland.


Cairns International Airport (IATA: CNS, ICAO: YBCS), or simply Cairns Airport, is located in the suburb of Aeroglen, 7 kilometres (4.3 miles) north of the Cairns central business district, in Queensland, Australia.


In 2013, Cairns Airport served 4.1 million passengers.


Cairns Airport is a hub for Jetstar Airways and Skytrans Airlines. Other airlines that fly to Cairns Airport include Airfast Indonesia, Air New Zealand, Air Niugini, Airnorth, Alliance Airlines, Asia Pacific Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hinterland Aviation, Qantas, QantasLink, Regional Express Airlines, SilkAir, Tigerair, United Airlines and Virgin Australia.


Cities with flights to Cairns Airport include Adelaide, Alice Springs, Auckland, Brisbane, Darwin, Denpasar, Gold Coast, Gove, Guam, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Lizard Island, Melbourne, Mount Isa, Osaka, Perth, Port Moresby, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Uluru.


Your best bet for a Cairns Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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Services at Cairns Airport include:


  • Duty free
  • Australian Made retail shop
  • Luggage storage - both terminals

 

The International Terminal (T1) and Domestic Terminal (T2) are connected by a covered walkway.


  • Arriving internationally, and catching a domestic flight? Follow the Blue line from T1 Arrivals to T2 Departures
  • Arriving domestically, and catching an international flight? Follow the Green line from T2 Arrivals to T1 Departures




Additional Cairns Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017