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About Cairns

Cairns is located on the North Queensland coast 17 degrees south of the Equator. A true tropical paradise with a unique natural environment, it shares the latitude as Tahiti and Fiji.

Cairns is the gateway to 2 World Heritage listed areas - the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforests - and provides direct access to the genuine outback and many Australian adventure experiences.

Cairns offers a huge range of activities catering for people of all ages and nationalities, this cosmopolitan city is modern and colourful with international class facilities. The lifestyle is relaxed and unhurried with a wide diversity of attractions and activities throughout the region such as diving and snorkelling on the reef, fishing, white-water rafting, sky-diving and parachuting, hot air ballooning, helicopter flights, horse-riding, bushwalking and camping.

In Cairns, a focal point for outdoor social activities and festivals is the Esplanade Lagoon area, where visitors can barbecue, swim or go for a stroll while taking in the beautiful natural view of Trinity Inlet. Numerous restaurants, takeaway shops, pubs and cafés feature foods from all over the world. Other attractions include a library, a casino, and a local museum, as well as cinemas, art galleries, night clubs and souvenir shops. Something for everyone – come and enjoy…

Weather & Climate

Cairns has a tropical climate and the weather is perfect nearly all year round. The best weather in Cairns is in winter (May to October) with mild temperatures, low humidity and cool sea breezes making it pleasurable for activities. November to April is the summer wet season with higher temperatures and humidity, and tropical rainfalls caused by the monsoons.

Month Max Temp °C
Min Temp °C
Humidity %
Rainfall mm
Rain Days
January 31.5 23.6 75 405 17
February 31.1 23.7 78 434 16
March 30.5 23.0 78 424 18
April 29.2 21.5 78 198 15
May 27.5 19.9 77 100 12
June 25.8 17.6 74 49 9
July 25.6 17.0 74 30 7
August 26.5 17.5 71 27 8
September 27.8 18.6 67 35 6
October 29.4 20.5 66 38 7
November 30.6 22.2 67 89 9
December 31.4 23.3 70 176 12

  • Pack loose comfortable tropical clothing, swimwear and sunglasses, limit exposure to the tropical sun with sunscreen and hats.
  • Casual lightweight clothing is suitable for the North Queensland climate, with something a little more ‘dressy’ for the evening.
  • Pack a light jacket or a sweater for winter evenings.
  • You can swim all year, so bring a swimsuit. Please be aware of the safe areas to swim.
  • Pack comfortable shoes for walking.

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