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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight to Moore Reef and Return Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Flight to Moore Reef and Return Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns
Duration:
6 hours
From:
USD 351.98
Explore the reef and everything it has to offer! Begin you day with a helicopter flight out to the Moore Reef pontoon where you will be greeted for lunch and snorkeling. There is no better way to explore the Great Barrier Reef.

Learn to Scuba Dive on the Great Barrier Reef: 4-Day PADI Open Water Dive Course

Learn to Scuba Dive on the Great Barrier Reef: 4-Day PADI Open Water Dive Course
Duration:
4 days
From:
USD 368.09
Take the opportunity to learn to dive while you're in Cairns! With classes limited to eight participants, led by professional and friendly instructors, you'll learn to dive and earn an internationally recognized PADI certification on your 4-day PADI Open Water dive course. Hotel transfers are included each day, and your course is gradual and safe. Learn basic scuba skills in the classroom, a pool, and confined water dives, then explore the Great Barrier Reef on open-water dives. Once you have successfully completed your course, you'll be a qualified PADI diver!

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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.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Cairns Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Cairns Airport


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