Cairns Airport ( CNS ) Layover Ideas

Cape York Peninsula Development Association recommends the following sites to visit to make your trip more enjoyable:

Cape York Peninsula is one of the last remaining wilderness areas of Australia. It is a peopled wilderness offering a diversity of culture, language, environment and lifestyles that make it a truly unique place. Visit:

The Gulf Savannah
Extending from the Great Dividing Range in the east, to the Northern Territory border in the west, the Gulf Savannah region of Tropical North Queensland covers an area of 186,000 sq. km. Visit:

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
This site is the gateway for information on all aspects of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and World Heritage Area. Visit:

Mission Beach Tourism
Mission Beach is approximately half way between Cairns and Townsville on Queensland's north tropical coast and is the gateway to the famous Dunk and Bedarra islands. Visit:

Tropical Tablelands
Tourism Less than an hour from Cairns is the Cairns Highlands or known by the locals as the Atherton Tablelands. The cool, tropical Tablelands are set on rolling plateaux at an average of 700 metres above sea level. The Highlands offer a true mountain retreat with a superb range of natural and developed attractions. Visit:

Port Douglas Daintree Tourism Association
The Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest Coast, a spectacular 200 kilometre sweep of coastline along the shores of the Coral Sea in Tropical North Queensland Australia. Visit:

Tourism Palm Cove
The role of Tourism Palm Cove is to promote domestic and international tourism to Palm Cove and increase industry awareness of Palm Cove as Cairns premier beach destination. Visit:

Tourism Port Douglas
An all in one information website for Port Douglas & The Daintree Region. Visit:

Bed & Breakfast and Farmstay Association of Far North Queensland Inc.
Bed & Breakfasts, Farm Stays, Ruralstays and Outback Stations throughout Tropical North Queensland are an ideal way to make the most of your holiday. Visit:

Wet Tropics Management Authority
In 1990 the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments agreed on a framework to manage the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Visit:

Tour Safe Queensland
Whether you are backpacking on a budget, or living it up on your holiday of a lifetime, TourSafe Queensland is designed to help you have a safer and more enjoyable holiday experience. Visit: