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Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Hamilton Island to Cairns are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
Qantas Airways provides 14 of the non-stop flights between Hamilton Island and Cairns.
There are 1 airports in Cairns - Cairns Airport.
HTI ✈ CNS
The city of Cairns is one of Australia’s hidden gems. Located in the Northern parts of Queensland, it opens the gates to the Great Barrier Reef, which is considered to be the largest of its kind. Thick forest cover, long coastlines, turquoise blue beaches with umpteen marine life makes this destination worth every penny. Although the city is home to over 100,000 citizens, it is well-maintained, keeping harmony with nature.
Tip: Carry your swimsuit and sunscreen to avoid tanning. The ideal time to visit is any time between April and September.
Getting to Cairns
Cairns Airport in Queensland is the perfect example of efficient planning and management, located just 20 minutes from the city centre, inbound tourists can reach their desired destination in no time. One can book Hamilton Island to Cairns flights as per their schedule. Direct flights to Cairns usually take less than 90 minutes, operated by Qantas Airways. For cheap flights from Hamilton Island, one can even fly with Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airlines which have one stop-over in Sydney.
Tip: It is always advised to book direct flights as the layovers can last up to 10 hours. Plan your holiday at least 3 months before travel, at this time cheap fares are likely to show up on most online travel portals.
What to do once you arrive in Cairns
Sitting next to the Great Barrier Reef, there are a lot of action-packed activities to participate in. Tour the rainforest using the cableway and the local train station. If you love hiking, make your way to Fitzroy Island and the Crystal Cascades. You can also take the joy of waters sports such as jet-skiing, parasailing and scuba diving.
Tip: If you are an avid photographer, the city is likely to test your skills to the next level. However, spend less time on the screen and cherish what’s real!
Cairns for leisure
There is nothing purer than quality family time and the city Cairns is full of sites that all ages can enjoy. At the Karunda Koala Gardens, visitors can play with animals and even hold them! The Botanical Garden and Daintree National Park are more plant-based but something not to miss out on. The Barron George National Park and Stoney Creek Falls are popular for the scenic view they offer. Step up your game and book yourself a half-day cruise, a tour of the Barrier Reef is as tempting as it seems.
The Tanks Arts Centre hosts some fine jazz and concerts. If you are here with a couple of your friends, it’s a great way to spend an evening. The Australian Armour and Artillery Museum and St. Monica’s Old Cathedral is where you can help yourself with learning history.
Central Cairns and Palm Cove Village are ideal locations to stay at due to easy access to most tourist sites, restaurants and markets.
Tip: It’s nearly impossible to visit every site in a day. It is advised to plan accordingly.
Test your taste buds and get yourself a souvenir
If you love meat, get ready for some delicious seafood. If you are a vegan, same! There is so much on the menu for every food lover. For couples, Abbott Street has restaurants that boast romance. Grafton Street and Palm Cove have family-friendly eateries.
For shopping, visit Pier Point Road, Esplanade Market and Karunda Heritage market that offer a wide range of souvenirs to take home.
Tip: Try as much authentic food as possible as each city in Australia has a top-notch hospitality industry. In Cairns, its seafood!
Hamilton Island-Cairns flight booking is an easy process. Apart from that, you can also get early bird offers on guided tours and hotel reservations.
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There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Hamilton Island(HTI) to Cairns(CNS). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.