Cairns is in Queensland and 1682km north of Brisbane.
Cairns enjoys about 300 days of sunshine a year, plenty of space and a friendly, relaxed tropical lifestyle. With World Heritage-listed rainforest on one side and Great Barrier Reef on the other, Cairns is one of Australia’s most popular holiday and vacation destinations.
Just 15 minutes from the Cairns international and domestic airports, and within easy reach of coach, four-wheel drive, boat, helicopter tours, Cairns is the perfect base to start your tropical Australian adventure.
A modern, sophisticated city with world class shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural facilities, Cairns has dozens of restaurants, accommodation, bars, the Esplanade lagoon, our own national basketball team, and international art gallery.
Cairns has the most environmentally sustainable conference and event venue in the world – the Cairns Convention Centre which hosts global conferences and events throughout the year.