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Cairns Tour Ideas

Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns

 Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns
Duration:
8 hours
From:
USD 152.60
Cruise out to a moored pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef, and enjoy a day packed full of activities, both in and out of the water. Go snorkeling with the clownfish, or stay dry and take a ride in a semi-submersible vessel or glass-bottom boat. The day also includes a buffet lunch, fish-feeding presentations and use of snorkeling equipment. Plus, you have the option to splash out with an introductory or certified dive, try your hand at Seawalker Helmet Diving, or take a guided snorkel safari through the coral gardens, spotting and maybe even touching the rare marine life.

Lizard Island Day Trip by Scenic Flight from Cairns Including Snorkeling at Watson's Bay

Lizard Island Day Trip by Scenic Flight from Cairns Including Snorkeling at Watson
Duration:
8 hours
From:
USD 559.80
<ul></ul> Enjoy a scenic flight from Cairns to Lizard Island over the coral reefs and sand cays. Upon arrival, take a guided walk to Watson's Bay where you can swim and snorkel over the coral clam gardens. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch served on the idyllic beach setting before visiting Chainman's Ridge lookout for spectacular views. Take a return flight over Cooktown, a World-Heritage listed rainforest, the Daintree River and Port Douglas as you head back to Cairns.<br /> <ul></ul>

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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