Destination Guide - Cairns
Palm trees and clear waters make Cairns an oasis of relaxation and holiday indulgence. The tropical temperatures are maintained almost all year around so it’s always a good time to visit. Explore the natural wonders of the region, including the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. When the sightseeing is done, simply assume the role of king of the sandcastle – obligations include: swimming, sleeping in the sun, eating, drinking and relaxing.
The average temperature is generally 24-28°C throughout the year, although averages can rise to 30-35°C during summer (December to February). There is also an increase in rain and humidity during the summer.
Getting there and around
Feeling energetic? Cairns is small enough to get around on a bicycle. Alternatively, the bus system is reliable and taxis are a good option, too. Hiring a car is a good idea if you want to explore the coastline.
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