Cairns & Tropical North things to do

Cairns & Tropical North
Port Douglas

The rich and famous flock to this tropical playground, making Port Douglas the region's luxury getaway. Stretch out on the flawless beaches, visit world-class restaurants on the revamped Reef Marina, or shop for top styles from major international labels at boutique stores. Port Douglas is also one of the best golfing destinations in Australia.

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The Atherton Tablelands

Explore an otherworldly landscape including the impressive limestone caves of Chillagoe – created by centuries of coral reef erosion. You can also visit lakes, sit on volcanic craters, or catch a glimpse of unique wildlife including over 300 species of birds. Rich in produce, The Atherton Tablelands are known for locally produced succulent fruits and award-winning Arabica coffee blends.

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Cairns Esplanade Lagoon

Cairns’ shimmering Esplanade Lagoon is popular with both locals and guests to the area. With 4800 square-miles of saltwater, the pool is surrounded by banyan trees, parks and boardwalks. It is also a favourite spot for barbecues. As a safe swimming environment, the lagoon is a great family-friendly attraction with scenic views and super playgrounds.

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Savannah Way

Recognised as one of Australia's most epic road trips, this route will take you through the north of the country on a 2300 mile long journey. On your trip, you’ll travel through three states and territories from Cairns to Broome. Choose from 15 national parks and five World Heritage sites along the way.

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Palm Cove

Encourage romance with the dazzling atmosphere of this small beach village. You'll find premium boutique hotels, spa resorts, and fine-dining restaurants next to the beautiful beaches. Watch the sunset from the waters in a kayak or while enjoying a refreshing cocktail on the beach.

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