Cairns Cool Waters

Experience beautiful moments at these local attractions

The cream of the Far North Queensland attractions crop is waiting for you! As you explore tropical North Queensland, Tasman’s Cairns Cool Waters is the ideal place to relax and unwind.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Glide in a gondola over the rainforest canopy and let the panoramic views take your breath away. If you’re feeling game, try the Diamond View gondola – and gape at the forest under your feet!

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Spectacular views

Soar above the world’s oldest tropical rainforest.

Must-dos

With lovely walks, beaches and tropical gardens on offer, every member of the family will find their favourite in this visitor treasure trove.

Cairns Esplanade

Cairns Esplanade

Why not wander the waterfront in Cairns? Spot artworks along the boardwalk, take a dip in the refreshing lagoon, then picnic or barbecue.

Cairns Botanic Gardens

Cairns Botanic Gardens

An extraordinary array of tropical plants awaits in these lush gardens, with walking trails, brilliant butterflies and birds, and shady café.

Palm Cove

Palm Cove

Treat yourself at the cove’s infamous boutique shops and award-winning restaurants, then stroll the relaxing, palm-fringed beach.

Must-Dos

Explore the incredible beauty and variety of the Far North Queensland coastline, with its sensational islands, marine life and – of course – those saltwater crocs!

Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island

Popular but still unspoiled, this tranquil island offers a true taste of the tropics. Check out its rainforest, vibrant coral reef and intriguing Nudey Beach.

Cairns Aquarium

Cairns Aquarium

Enjoy fascinating marine encounters with stingrays, sharks and turtles at the world’s only aquarium dedicated to tropical North Queensland species.
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Daintree National Park

Daintree National Park

Experience the world’s oldest tropical rainforest. Walk the trails, watch for frogs, butterflies and cassowaries, or take a crocodile-spotting cruise.