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Cairns


Cairns is a city in Queensland, Australia. The city's estimated population was 128,284, as of 2005.

Cairns was originally founded in 1876. The city was named after William Wellington Cairns, who was the Governor of Queensland.

Cairns has a tropical climate and is less than an hour by boat from the Great Barrier Reef. Additionally, less than 80 miles (130 kilometers) to the North, are tropical rainforst areas in Daintree National PArk and Cape Tribulation. As a result, Cairns has become a popular tourist destination, and several small theme parks have been constructed in the area.

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Cairns & Great Barrier Reef Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights

By Pamela Harris

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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and is often showcased in magazines like National Geographic and Travel and Leisure. One of the world’s best and most accessible coral reefs, the Great Barrier Reef is also the only natural structure on earth that is visible from outer space. Located off the coast of Queensland, it has 2,900 individual coral reefs and over 900 islands covering 2,600 sq. km, making it the planet’s largest UNESCO World Heritage site. Cairns is located close to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. It is the gateway to the region and attracts snorkelers, scuba divers, cruise ship visitors, and fishing enthusiasts.

City Maps Cairns Australia

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City Maps Cairns Australia is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Cairns adventure :)

Travel Like a Local - Map of Cairns: The Most Essential Cairns (Australia) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

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Cairns & Great Barrier Reef Travel Guide (Quick Trips Series): Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun

By Jennifer Kelly

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Enjoy your trip to Australia with the Cairns & Great Barrier Reef Travel Guide: Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun.

The Quick Trips to Australia Series provides key information about the best sights and experiences if you have just a few days to spend in the exciting destination of Cairns & Great Barrier Reef.

So don't waste time! We give you sharp facts and opinions that are accessible to you quickly when in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef. Like the best and most famous sightseeing attractions & fun activities (including Cairns, Cairns Night Zoo Safari, Green Island, Great Barrier Reef Pontoon& Knuckle Reef Lagoon, Daintree Rainforest Tour, Kuranda Scenic Railway, Atherton Tablelands, Port Douglas, Fitzroy Island, Cape Tribulation, Cape York, Tully River White Water Rafting, Aboriginal Cultural Tjapukai Tour), where to experience the local culture, great local restaurant choices and accommodation for the budget-minded. Where to shop until you drop, party the night away and then relax and recover!

Also included is information about the typical weather conditions in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef, Entry Requirements, Health Insurance, Travelling with Pets, Airports & Airlines in Australia, Currency, Banking & ATMs, Credit Cards, Reclaiming VAT, Tipping Policy, Mobile Phones, Dialling Code, Emergency numbers, Public Holidays in Australia, Time Zone, Daylight Savings Time, School Holidays, Trading Hours, Driving Laws, Smoking Laws, Drinking Laws, Electricity, Tourist Information (TI), Food & Drink Trends, and a list of useful travel websites.

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Cairns Australia Travel Journal: Lined Writing Notebook Journal for Cairns Australia

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A high quality Cairns Australia Travel Journal designed to make traveling light a breeze. Perfect size for travel, 100 pages and a glossy cover for easy packing. Throw it into your purse, a small backpack, or into your suitcase. An ideal notebook for writing down your memories and bringing them home to read in the years to come. Have a wonderful trip to Cairns Australia!

Traveling Australia and New Zealand: Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, and Auckland (World Travels) (Volume 9)

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This photo-based tour includes over 125 pictures from interesting and historical locations around Australia and New Zealand with short background histories / information. Featured locations include: the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbor Bridge, St. Mary's Cathedral, Supreme Court of New South Wales, Katoomba Scenic World, The Blue Mountains (including the Three Sisters), Featherdale Wildlife Park, the Eureka Skydeck Tower, the Koala Sanctuary and Penguin Parade, the Great Barrier Reef, Hobbiton (the location where the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies were filmed), the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and more.

Australia Travel Guide: Typical Costs & Money Tips, Sightseeing, Wilderness, Day Trips, Cuisine, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Newcastle, Canberra, Cairns and more

By Lucas Anderson

Released: 2018-03-19
Kindle Edition (174 pages)

Australia Travel Guide: Typical Costs & Money Tips, Sightseeing, Wilderness, Day Trips, Cuisine, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Newcastle, Canberra, Cairns and more
 
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Lonely Planet Australia's Best Trips (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2016-01-01
Kindle Edition (440 pages)

Lonely Planet Australia s Best Trips (Travel Guide)
 
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Following highways and byways, this Australia map will show you how to maneuver your way to banks, gardens, hotels, golf courses, museums, monuments, restaurants, churches and temples, movie theaters, shopping centers and more!

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  • Sydney Area 1:650,000
  • Greater Sydney 1:120,000
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  • Brisbane Area 1:650,000
  • Perth Area 1:300,000
  • Adelaie Area 1:300,000
  • Canberra 1:300,000
  • Darwin Area 1:300,000
  • Cairns Area 1:250,000
  • Central Sydney 1:10,000
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  • Central Brisbane 1:15,000
  • Central Perth 1:17,500
  • Central Adelaide 1:15,000
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