After a long day at work, sometimes you just need to stay at home, sit back on the couch and relax. Thankfully, the city of Cairns provides holiday options for families or small groups where you get the same sense of comfort you feel at home, with the added bonus of access to all the fun attractions that Cairns has to offer.
The Great Barrier Reef is just a short boat ride from Cairns, where you can enjoy diving activities and admire the breathtaking views and sceneries. Cairns also has a tropical zoo which is home to crocodiles and other wildlife, or maybe you’d prefer a solitary trip to the butterfly and bird sanctuary.
In Cairns, you are free to explore the surrounding area, leading to other popular places of interest such as agricultural landmarks and cultural heritage sites. The Bama Way Aboriginal Journey lets you trek to Cooktown and spend the afternoon with locals Aborigines, listening to stories and learning their ways.
If you find yourself looking for a cinema or a play to watch, the city is filled with theatres, museums and art galleries. The visual tourist will appreciate the fine collection of artistic works from all over the world, with regular exhibitions from local Aborigines and Torres Strait Islander artists.
By night time you may want to have a pleasant dinner or a quiet evening stroll through the plaza. Cairns is home to quaint coffee shops and terrific restaurants, all lined up for you to choose from.
Call Getaway on Grafton at (07)4052 1200 today and learn how you can have the perfect family holiday right at your own home away from home. Cairns is waiting for you, so book your reservations early.