Cairns

  • A small pleasant city with 130,000 inhabitants, Cairns is an excellent point of departure for discovering the Great Barrier Reef (with Townsville more to the south). Treat yourself to a flight over the Great Barrier in a helicopter (it is less expensive to return in a boat). Do the rounds of the beginning of the century pubs in the centre of Townsville. Go to Magnetic Island from Townsville, and also ...
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  • The city of Cairns was founded in 1876.
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  • Cairns is named after its founder, Governor of Queensland William Wellington Cairns.
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  • The Great Barrier Reef is just a few minutes' boat ride from Cairns.
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  • As is the case with most of Australia's coastal cities, there is some incredible opportunities to do some fishing here.
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  • The forests of Queensland are some of the richest in terms of terrestrial plants.
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  • Cairns was elected the capital of the black marlin.
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A small pleasant city with 130,000 inhabitants, Cairns is an excellent point of departure for discovering the Great Barrier Reef (with Townsville more to the south). Treat yourself to a flight over the Great Barrier in a helicopter (it is less expensive to return in a boat). Do the rounds of the beginning of the century pubs in the centre of Townsville. Go to Magnetic Island from Townsville, and also to Hinchinbrook Island - the largest national island-park in Australia.

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