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Cairns Map, Australia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Cairns Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Cairns with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Cairns useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Cairns!

Cairns History

As in the case of most Australian coastal cities and towns, Captain James Cook was the first European to have sighted the present-day Cairns-site during his 1770 voyage; he named the region Trinity Bay. Captain Cook’s exploratory voyage was followed by Lieutenant Phillip Parker King’s visits to the region. King undertook three visits in 1819, 1820, and 1821; he chiefly visited the Fitzroy Island. The next European... read more

Cairns Travel Guide

Cairns is the economic hub of the Far North Queensland region. Like in earlier times, sugar-cane farming continues to be a key contributor of local economy. (The surrounding areas have many sugar mills). Besides, various other businesses and shopping centers play considerable roles. Various government departments and corporate houses also have their regional offices in Cairns. read more

Cairns Sightseeing

Speaking of Cairns’ man-made attractions, we first introduce you to the city’s man-made gardens/parklands, namely, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Promenade. Being entertainment zones, both see huge gatherings of locals. The former has swimming pools as well as biking/walking lanes and the highlight of the Promenade is the artificial lagoon. read more

Cairns Nightlife

Cairns nightclubs are perfect entertainment venues for young people; you get to hear the latest music of great taste and can even dance your night away as most of the venues remain open beyond midnight. Drinks are quite cheap and you even have pool tables in nightclubs. read more

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