Cairns is famed for its luscious outdoor landscapes. Rainforests and reefs are two of the major drawcards to the region, and for good reason! There are ways to see the natural beauty of Cairns without even leaving the city centre however: by visiting the gardens and parks of Cairns.
Cairns is one of Australia’s quintessential tourist destinations. Yet, with so much on offer in the country’s tropical capital, how can you be certain you’re getting the most out of your experience? Simple: take a 4-day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef tour.
So, with my love of trains and input from the Aussies, I booked a day of adventure on the Kuranda scenic railway from Cairns; and I loved it. It was a bloody great way to unwind, while having a beautiful backdrop of the world-heritage rainforest, view of the Coral Sea, and waterfalls to boot!
Visiting the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is one of the most popular activities for people visiting Cairns, yet not many visitors actually know much about the experience before they arrive.