Cairns, located on the Eastern coast of the Cape York Peninsula, sits alongside the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, both of which are World Heritage listed.
Cairns has many attractions, fit for many and most ages. There is a museum, a casino, a regional art gallery, a botanical garden and, if you wish to learn about the Aboriginal history, there is the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Cairns also hosts many activities. There are tours, cruises, diving, snorkeling, white water rafting, hand gliding, para-sailing, and bungy jumping.