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Top Holiday Package Deals in Cairns

Holiday In Cairns

Say hello to sunshine, palm trees, cocktails and fun. 
Cairns is the gateway to Tropical North Queensland, and one fabulous place to start checking this part of Australia out. The young and young-at-heart flock to Cairns, with its wild backpacker bars (plus other nightlife!), crystal-clear swimming lagoon and adventure activities. Whether you want to feast your eyes on the Great Barrier Reef or wander the Daintree Rainforest, our Cairns hotels will give you a comfy place to recharge your body (and your phone) before another big day of living every lastminute.

Things to See and Do

There’s a good reason it’s famous: you simply can’t miss the Great Barrier Reef’s many eye-popping sights. The largest living thing on earth, it’s chockas with marine life, from sea turtles to dugongs to thousands of colourful fish. If you have a taste for adventure, dive deep into this remarkable reef with a scuba dive or snorkel. You’ll see coral formations you won’t find anywhere else around the globe, schools of fish and heaps of other marine life. Under the sea, under the sea…

The Reef isn’t the only part of the ocean worth checking out here. Lay down your towel on the lovely beaches that surround Cairns. Known as “the Northern Beaches”, they include gems like Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Lovely long stretches of sand with headlands and palm trees, these beaches have become popular with travellers – and it’s easy to understand why. But the beaches aren’t your only options for swimming in Cairns. The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon is a safe, scenic, four-hectare swimming pool complete with statues of fish spouting water from their tails. It’s a cool place for a swim, a sunbake or a BBQ (yum), so take a walk along the Esplanade and check it out.

Lace up your hiking shoes, because you can find your Zen here in the Daintree Rainforest. A guided tour can make things easy, but you can also explore the Daintree’s forests, rivers and beaches – like calm, clear Cape Tribulation - with a solo trek.

It’s easy to fill up the days in Cairns: Take a trip on the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Visit Cairns Tropical Zoo and the Cairns Regional Art Gallery. Take a trip to Barron Gorge National Park for some snaps of the rainforest, ravines and waterfalls.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife

You don’t have to hit the clubs to have a great time at night. The Cairns Night Markets are THE place to shop in Cairns, with a bustling food court and heaps of spots to buy a super-unique souvenir. When you head out to dinner the choices are abundant, from seafood to juicy steak to fine dining from around the world.

And when it’s night-time, Cairns has the right club for you whether you’re after a classy, laidback affair or a wild time. There are bars for backpackers, English and Irish taverns, beer gardens and cocktails.

Getting here

Whether it’s wanderlust or a craving for relaxation, Cairns will satisfy. Wrap up your Cairns accommodation and cheap flight to Cairns in the same package with us and start a tropical north Queensland adventure YOUR way.

Guide to Exploring Cairns


Top Hotel Deals in Cairns

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Mantra Trilogy

Mantra Trilogy

101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns
5.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (35 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Cairns Central Business District hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cairns Esplanade, Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens, and Mount Whitfield ...

AU$140

AU$140
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

Pierpoint Road, Cairns
4.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (24 reviews)

With its location directly on Marlin Marina, above Pier Shopping Complex, and next to the Esplanade, this hotel is within 1 km of Cairns's city center, convention ...

AU$200

AU$200
Rydges Plaza Cairns

Rydges Plaza Cairns

Corner Grafton And Spence Streets, Cairns
4.0 out of 5.0
2.3 out of 5 (22 reviews)

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from The Cultural Place and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. ...

AU$117

AU$117
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns
5.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (35 reviews)

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Cairns Esplanade and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens ...

AU$123

AU$123
Best Western Plus Cairns Central Apartments

Best Western Plus Cairns Central Apartments

58-62 Mcleod Street, Cairns
5.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury apartment is 0.2 mi (0.2 km) from Cairns Central Shopping Centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary ...

AU$119

AU$119
Cairns Plaza Hotel

Cairns Plaza Hotel

145 The Esplanade, Cairns
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (12 reviews)

Located in Cairns, this hotel is 0 mi (0.1 km) from Muddy's Playground and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation ...

AU$113

AU$113
Hilton Cairns

Hilton Cairns

34 Esplanade, Cairns
5.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (22 reviews)

Overlooking Trinity Inlet in the heart of Cairns, this hotel is a few minutes' walk to city center shopping. Cairns Airport is 8 km (5 mi) away.

AU$154

AU$154
Park Regis City Quays

Park Regis City Quays

6 Lake Street, Cairns
4.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (15 reviews)

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Cairns Convention Centre and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. ...

AU$108

AU$108

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