Top tourist attractions in Cairns

August 11, 2015 - 2 min read

Your next weekend in Cairns is sorted! Start your day visiting a local cafe ad fuel up to head out. From a scenic railway to the Daintree Forest, you’ll never be bored!

Visit a Cairns cafe before heading off to explore the local area!

Coffee 21
For a great cafe environment in the heart of Cairns, make sure you visit the welcoming staff at Coffee 21. Home to a range of tasty meals, you are bound to find something to satisfy your tastebuds here. Serving up made-to-order breakfasts such as eggs Benedict, as well as an assortment of sandwiches, paninis and wraps for lunch, you’ll love the choice at this Cairns cafe. Pair your chosen meal with a cup of the finest Genovese Coffee and you’ll be set for the rest of your day. Visit the friendly team at Coffee 21 today!
Where: 21 Lake St Cairns City QLD

Check out these 6 Cairns attractions, which are sure to impress!

Kuranda Scenic Railway

Kuranda Scenic Railway - stock image
Kuranda Scenic Railway – stock image

Running from Cairns through a World Heritage-Listed rainforest to the nearby town of Kuranda, this attraction provides a unique experience to all who board the train. Along the journey, you’ll witness beautiful waterfalls, epic mountains and lush greenery.

Palm Cove

Located 27-kilometres north of Cairns, Palm Cove is a must-see spot while visiting the area. Named after the palm trees that run alongside the beach, you can relax on the white sand, as you listen to the sound of the crystal clear water rolling onto the shore.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Witness Cairns’ breathtaking scenery in a way like no other on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Travelling 7.5-kilometres through the Barron Gorge National Park, this is the perfect activity for the whole family to enjoy!

Daintree Rainforest

If you’re one for getting lost in the wildreness, be sure to visit the Daintree Rainforest. This location is rich in Aboriginal history, as well as home to a range of beautiful flora and fauna, waterfalls and fantastic lookout points!

Cairns Tropical Zoo

If you’re keen to get up close and personal to some of Australia’s most popular native wildlife, we suggest visiting Cairns Tropical Zoo. Home to alligators, koalas, crocodiles and much more, you’re bound to love your time at this educational zoo.

Great Barrier Reef

You simply cannot leave Cairns until you’ve witnessed the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Thriving with life, whether you choose to explore this epic reef by boat, helicopter, or simply by snorkelling, you’ll be left nothing but impressed by the magnificent sights this location provides!

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