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Cairns Tour Ideas

Kuranda Scenic Railway, Skyrail, Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Tour and Cruise

Kuranda Scenic Railway, Skyrail, Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Tour and Cruise
Duration:
9 - 10 hours
From:
USD 413.26
<p>Hit the rails, the rainforest, the sky and the reef in an action-packed day trip from Cairns! You'll take the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway between Carins and Kuranda, soar over the Great Barrier Reef on a helicopter tour, take a lunchtime cruise on the reef, then spend the afternoon swimming or snorkeling before cruising back to Cairns. What a rewarding day out!</p>

2-Day Cooktown 4WD Small-Group Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas

2-Day Cooktown 4WD Small-Group Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas
Duration:
2 days
From:
USD 350.10
Discover Australia's Aboriginal culture and explore the rugged beauty of the Lower Cape on this 2-day Cooktown small-group tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. You'll drive through the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park and the famous Bloomfield Track by 4WD, enjoy a free day to explore Cooktown and travel through the Palmer River gold mine region. The tour includes overnight accommodation in Cooktown, Australia's first non-indigenous settlement.

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Cairns Airport (CNS) Information


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 CNS Cairns Airport Info & Guide


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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 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