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Cairns Tour Ideas

Cairns Harbor Cruise with Optional Lunch

Cairns Harbor Cruise with Optional Lunch
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 35.28
Explore Cairns' waterfront on a two-hour harbor cruise. You'll glide through Cairns' mangroves and meandering waterways, and spot saltwater crocodiles basking in the sun. With informative commentary from the crew, it's a fun way to learn more about crocodiles and their mangrove environment. You also have the option to include lunch at one of Cairns' best restaurants located right on the waterfront prior to boarding the cruise.

Kuranda Rainforest Night Adventure Tour by Hummer

 Kuranda Rainforest Night Adventure Tour by Hummer
Duration:
4 hours
From:
USD 115.03
Spend an exciting evening on a four-wheel drive night tour in the World Heritage-listed Kuranda Rainforest. You'll experience life in the Australian outback with a campfire and barbecue followed by an adrenaline-pumping tour of the rainforest in the most powerful and safest off-road vehicle ever built–the Hummer. After exploring the rainforest, you'll cross the Atherton Tablelands to Granite Gorge where you'll see wild kangaroos in a nature park, and maybe even give them a snack! Small group tour limited to 20 people ensures personal attention from your expert guide.

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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.


 

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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: 3 Apr 2015