Riley Resort, Cairns, Queensland © Tourism Australia
Guide to Cairns
The gateway to Queensland's tropical north, Cairns is a laid-back city best enjoyed outdoors.
By Ellie Schneider
Visit Cairns for the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest, but don't miss the great things to do in and around town. You'll find brilliant cafés, bustling markets and plenty of beaches nearby. Relax by a resort pool or spend your days exploring this tropical oasis.