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Save Time and Money with Cairns Holiday Packages

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Places to Visit in Cairns

It can be quite nice to just wander the streets in a new destination, but sometimes it's a wise move to form a plan. Grab your schedule — we have some wonderful ideas for your impending Cairns holiday.

As you wander around taking in the city's sights and sounds, look out for Esplanade Lagoon and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. These well-known sights will no doubt be one of the highlights of your day.

Grab your favourite read, find an inviting patch of grass and relax in the refreshing garden fragrances at Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Travellers in this destination have heaps of options. You'll come across intriguing ideas and impressive artwork at Cairns Regional Gallery. It houses a regularly changing schedule of collections that are sure to interest art buffs. Still have time on your hands? Ditch the history journals! Witness the past come alive at Cairns Historical Society Museum.

Popular Activities for your Cairns Holiday

Travelling is about doing things you delight in as well as things you've never attempted before. Are you ready to try your hand at some amazing new experiences?

if you're on the hunt for something great to do, we recommend buying a Reef & Rainforest Scenic Helicopter Flights - Cairns.

Got a little time on your side? Make your way to our Cairns things to do page for a complete list of activities.

Cairns Accommodation

There's nothing quite like winding down after a big day of activities. There are approximately 115 accommodation in Cairns, so finding a nice bed for your luxury getaway or cheap holiday will be a breeze.

After an exhausting flight, there's nothing more pleasant than kicking back in a posh room and feasting on some room service. See what heavenly treats await you at the Reef Encounter (Cairns Marlin Marina - Marlin Jetty A) or the Waters Edge Apartments Cairns (155 The Esplanade). On the lookout for something a little lower priced? The A1 Inn the City (141 Lake Street) and the Caravella Backpackers (149 The Esplanade) are a couple of places that won't cost a small fortune.

Nearest Airports to Cairns

If you're flying in, it's most likely that you'll be starting your adventure at Cairns International Airport (CNS). Once you've retrieved your baggage and wandered outside, the heart of Cairns will be 4 miles (6 km) away.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2017, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


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Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort Rs9,095
Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019
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Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort

Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort

131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
     
    4.6 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Excellent property. Perfect location, front to the Esplanade where every thing happens. Walking distance to most attractions, restaurants and bars. Beautiful building design, friendly and helpfull staff.

    Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina Rs8,185
    Reviewed on 28 Aug 2019
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    Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

    Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

    Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
       
      4.4 of 5
      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Great Hotel! Perfect Location! Could not recommend enough!

      Pacific Hotel Cairns Rs6,655
      Reviewed on 2 Sep 2019
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      Pacific Hotel Cairns

      Pacific Hotel Cairns

      Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
         
        4.3 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Close to the pier and restaurants. Staff was very friendly and the value was great

        Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort Rs6,832
        Reviewed on 1 Sep 2019
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        Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

        Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

        122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
           
          4.0 of 5
          4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Great location and facilities. Kept messing up our breakfast booking but all came good in the end.

          DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns Rs5,996
          Reviewed on 7 Sep 2019
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          DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

          DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

          121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
             
            4.2 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Overlooking the ocean and Cairns Esplanade. Walking distance to everything. On-site parking. Staff very helpful. Great food

            Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Rs5,424
            Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019
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            Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

            Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

            209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
               
              4.1 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              The dinner menu was very average. Fish was dry & overcooked. No staff came to check if the meal was ok. Frozen food heated up & served like it was genuine & freshly made. Let the rest of the hotel down.

              Hilton Cairns Rs7,504
              Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019
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              Hilton Cairns

              Hilton Cairns

              34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
                 
                4.3 of 5
                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                four times here, always good. check in great but departure not. reception didn't order taxi, concierge ordered another,still waiting, a drop off taxi took me to airport, just made flight.

                Pullman Cairns International Rs8,607
                Reviewed on 21 Aug 2019
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                Pullman Cairns International

                Pullman Cairns International

                17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Comfortable room size and excellent breakfast buffet.

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