About Cairns - Aboriginal name: Gimuy (pronounced Gee-moy)

There’s no place quite like Tropical North Queensland – where the spectacular coral reef meets wet tropics rainforest and Indigenous culture meets untouched wilderness. Swim with minke whales and tropical fish, skydive over the jungle or explore rolling landscapes and ancient cultural sites. Stretching from Cardwell and Cairns up to Cape York and the Torres Strait Islands, the tropical north is filled with unique, life-affirming experiences you’ll never forget.

 

Cairns

Cairns is a modern and vibrant city and the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Staying here means your clients can enjoy the spoils of the region by day and the cosmopolitan city life by night. New hotels in Cairns have given this city a new lease of life. Experience the unparalleled natural beauty of Cairns, where spectacular reefs, ancient rainforests, rich culture, and an alfresco dining scene blend into one.

 

Port Douglas

Found just one hour north from Cairns, this tropical town is perfectly positioned for reef exploration and is a firm favorite with guests on account of its laid-back lifestyle. This tropical town mixes a laid-back lifestyle with exhilarating adventure; luxury experiences with an earthy, welcoming atmosphere; and it’s a stone’s throw from where two World Heritage-listed areas collide. Wildlife encounters, wellness treatments, lush landscapes, and opportunities for adventure are all at your fingertips – each with its own way of nourishing
your soul.

 

Weather

 

Yearly
Temp (°F) Temp (°C)

Rainfall

Average Daily Average Daily Average Monthly
Month

Max

Min
Max
Min
in
mm
January 83.3 75.1 28.5 24 9 246
February 83.3 75.2 28.5 24 10 259
March 81.6 74.1 27.5 23.4 8 222
April 78.9 71.8 26.1 22.1 4 108
May 76 68.7 24.4 20.4 2 54
June 73 65.9 22.8 18.8 1 37
July 72 64.3 22.2 18 1 33
August 73.5 64.6 23.1 18.1 1 29
September 76.9 67 24.9 19.4 0 20
October 79.5 69.9 26.4 21.1 1 38
November 81.8 72.4 27.6 22.5 2 66
December 83.3 74.4 28.5 23.5 6 159