Did you know Aboriginal culture is one of the oldest living cultures in the world? It dates back some 50,000 years! There’s no better place to learn about this ancient and diverse culture than in Cairns and surrounds …
In Tropical North Queensland, there’s so much to experience by land and sea. Once you’ve traversed the sites within Cairns, it’s time to hit the road and explore all that lies beyond the city limits. Best yet, there are many places you can visit in a single day.
When you think of things to do in Cairns, surely diving the Great Barrier Reef and exploring the Daintree Rainforest come to mind. Beyond the most popular activities in town, Cairns is a great place to get into horse racing. This time of year, the Cairns Cup is the principal equestrian event of the season. Over the weekend of August 8, jockeys compete in some of Australia’s hottest racing events, which have been going on for over 100 years.
With great weather and an array of exciting events, there are a number of reasons to visit Cairns and the Tropical North in July. For sports fans, the Toyota ALF Premiership will take place in Cairns July 11 at Cazalys Stadium. This year, the main match between the Western Bulldogs and the Gold Coast Suns will start at 4:25 p.m, and general admission tickets go for $25.50.