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Mount Isa(ISA) ⇒ Cairns(CNS)
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Mount Isa(ISA) ⇒ Cairns(CNS)
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Cairns is the place to be if you love being outside. Best known for the Great Barrier Reef, it is a paradise for those who want to enjoy the simple pleasures of nature and who love the ocean. It is a city known to be laid back and is also the tropical north of Queensland. City life is just as wonderful as the outdoors, so if you like to enjoy urban life, you won’t be left wanting either.
Tip: Visit Cairns from June to the middle of October as this is the dry season and you will be able to enjoy warm days with lovely cool breezes.
Getting to Cairns
Cairns International Airport is a busy place since there are tourists coming in from all over the world as well as from other states and cities in Australia to enjoy the natural beauty the city provides. It is only a ten to fifteen-minute drive from the centre of the city, so you won’t be wasting too much time travelling from the airport to your hotel of choice.
There are Regional Express Airlines as well as Qantas Airways flights available from Mount Isa to Cairns. The Mount Isa to Cairns flight is only one hour and twenty-eight minutes and so you will be able to get direct flights to Cairns.
Tip: Book your flight tickets a few months in advance for the best deals on tickets.
Activities and Attractions
If you are a foodie and you love sampling good food and drinks, you will not be disappointed with the many cafes that are lining Grafton Street and Spence Street. Fresh and organic produce are available and the seafood is divine.
Go to the place where the two heritages of two cultures meet. You can learn a lot about the aboriginal culture as well as the Torres Strait Island culture when you visit Cairns. The rainforest activities are often full of aboriginal culture and you can even learn how to find medicinal herbs, bush plants and take a hike into the rainforest. Taste the one of a kind cuisine inside the rainforest and enjoy the glorious and ancient music of the natives.
The Great Barrier Reef is an exceptionally wonderful sight to see and you will not find anything like it anywhere in the world, so don’t miss the opportunity to get a close up look at its beauty. Go snorkelling and diving and look at the amazing ocean life that surround this majestic piece of nature. If you really love the ocean and have always craved a seafaring adventure, you can even book yourself a liveaboard diving and snorkelling cruise and have the adventure of your dreams. If that is not enough to get you excited, you will also be able to hear ancient and fantastic tales from the Indigenous owners who have some connection with the places you visit. The Great Barrier Reef can also be viewed from the air.
Tip: This beautiful place requires you to pack carefully and match your shoes and clothing to the activities you have in mind. It is best if you make an itinerary for everything you want to do to make it easier to decide on what to carry with you.
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