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Cairns & Surroundings

Cairns is the laidback epicentre of Queensland’s tropical north. With its sultry weather and relaxed attitude, Cairns is a gateway to the mesmerizingly beautiful coral of the Great Barrier Reef and the verdant Daintree Rainforest. Adventurers can enjoy the Great Tropical Drive to the Atherton Tablelands via the dramatic white water rivers or head to Cape Tribulation and the Savannah Way to experience Australia’s wild outback. Those looking to relax in North Queensland will enjoy the laidback charms of Lizard Island, Mission Beach and Port Douglas, whilst the historic railway to Kuranda is also a delight to savour. Cairns itself also offers the chance to pick up souvenirs at the thriving local markets and to eat the delicious seafood and tropical fruits that the area is famous for.

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 31℃
  • 31℃
  • 30℃
  • 29℃
  • 27℃
  • 26℃
  • 26℃
  • 26℃
  • 28℃
  • 29℃
  • 31℃
  • 31℃
  • 14
  • 14
  • 15
  • 13
  • 10
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 5
  • 8
  • 10

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

RAINFALL

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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Our Ratings

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