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5 Things Not To Miss In Cairns

  • Written by News Feature Team


When it comes to the tropical northern regions of Australia, Cairns is known as the gateway to the white beaches and lush vegetation that make this area a favorite for travelers. Cairns has long been known as a hip and lively city featuring laid back locals and a tropical climate that makes for a truly great atmosphere for long stays. There are an abundance of activities and sights all over the region. Many travelers stay in Cairns and utilize their camper van hire to head out and see the sights and enjoy the beaches by day, then relax with great food and nightlife in Cairns by night. Whatever your schedule, if you’re in Cairns you should definitely check out these top activities and sights in this gorgeous region.

 

Great Barrier Reef

 

Most likely you have heard of the Great Barrier Reef, but seeing it in person is just an absolute must if you are in the area. No matter if you are an experienced diver who would like to set off on your own to explore the reef or a novice who would be more up for a guided tour, seeing this underwater wonderland is an experience you will never forget. The brightly colored coral, the schools of rare fish, and the crystal blue waters combine to form a calming, wondrous effect. This is truly some of the best diving to be found anywhere in the world, so you will definitely want to take advantage during your stay in Cairns.

 

Daintree Rainforest

 

Aside from the pristine beaches, another key feature in the Cairns region are the many miles of lush rainforest lining the interior land. If you’ve never seen a rainforest up close and personal, then you’re really missing out. A trip to Cairns is the perfect opportunity to set foot in one of the great wonders of nature, featuring dense canopies all the beauty and danger that the jungle is known for. There are many different ways to experience the forest in the area. You can go on one of the many guided tours on offer from different services in the region. You can also do your research and head out on a hike on your own. Whatever you decide, it is an absolute must to experience the wonders of the rainforest in this region.

 

The Great Tropical Drive

 

Although there has been much talk about Highway 101 being the great ocean drive, all it will take is a spin down the Great Tropical Drive outside Cairns to see that this label truly belongs to this stretch of Australian roadway. Featuring sweeping ocean views and a vast panorama of inland beauty, this drive is truly enough to take your breath away. And it isn’t just ocean waters you will see on your drive. There are many whitewater rivers that cross over the countryside, so make sure to bring a raft in your camper van hire so you can take advantage of these along the way. Or you could simply stop at one of the many stretches of pristine beach and take it easy. Whatever the case, there is no excuse for not taking advantage of one of the most beautiful stretches of roadway in the world.

 

The Savannah Way

 

No trip in Australia would be complete without a traditional outback journey. Fortunately, you have one right at the doorstep to Cairns that you can take advantage of during your stay. The Savannah Way trail is the perfect outback experience, featuring many different types of terrain. You can simply take a day hike, camp overnight, or set aside several nights to complete a traditional outback mission. Even for non-experienced outbackers there are many guided tours on offer. This is a great way to see the land without the worry of getting lost or undergoing any hazards on the journey. Just take a look online at the tours on offer and choose the one that best suits your needs.

 

Lizard Island

 

In spite of its name, Lizard Island is not overrun with reptiles. This is an absolutely gorgeous tropical paradise featuring many miles of unspoiled white sands, ocean waters, and lush canopies of rainforest. There is a reason many of the top resorts are stationed here. This is simply one of the most gorgeous spots in an already wondrous region. This is a great place to take a beach day, and you may want to look into a longer stay since you will no doubt fall in love with this tropical paradise.

 

The Cairns region offers an endless supply of sunshine, epic scenery, and miles of unspoiled coastline. When you factor in the laid back vibe and the friendly locals, you have one of the top destinations for Australian travelers. Should your motor home rental cross through the northern region, you should definitely set aside a good amount of time to experience this wondrous locale.

 

 

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