Cairns a thriving and popular backpacker destination, Accommodation and attractions are marketed towards backpackers.
In North Queensland, Cairns is one of the gateways to the Great Barrier Reef to it's east, cape tribulation to its north and the Atherton Tableland to the west, as a backpacker it is a place where you can stay along time because there are so many options open to you.
There is more than 150,000 people from all corners of the world and is known for its attractions like the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics World Heritage rainforest.
There is something here for every tourist or Backpacker to enjoy like diving, white water rafting and bungy jumping, birdwatching, hiking, restaurants or just relaxing. The Esplanade which is the main area has the sea on one side and a row of restaurants, hotels and backpackers on the other. This area comes to life in the afternoon and at night where there are night markets on most nights.
The Esplanade has a man made beach, it features an outdoor amphitheatre, a sandy swimming lagoon, picnic areas, walking tracks, public BBQ, and has the Great Barrier Reef cruise departure terminal. Next to the Esplanade is the Pier Marketplace, a marina and shopping area. there is shopping, restaurants, food court, and tour booking area.
Visitors and backpackers have alot accommodation choices from five star resorts to backpacker accommodation, the temperate weather, sunny skies and sea breezes make it a great place to visit.
In this part of the world everyday brings new and exciting oportunites. Whether you are looking for some adventure or a chance to get away from it all. The best place to find out all this information is at the front desk of the Backpackers you are staying at, you can save on local tours which will let you explore The great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree.
Backpackers who come here find attractions that cater for everyone to enjoy, it has a real holiday feel about it.
If you are interested to find out more about Cairns you can also check out this website which looks at FNQ in greater detail then my site. http://www.cape-york-australia.com/cairns-travel.html
If you are Interested in a FREE PDF guide book to Cairns pls click on the image below:
Fruit Picking Cairns
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