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Attractions in Cairns
Cairns Botanic Gardens Michaelmas Cay
Trinity BeachCairns Wildlife Dome
Skydive Mission Beach Atherton Tablelands
Cairns Historical Society Museum

Cairns, Australia which is a famous tourist spot is situated in Queensland. It has got its name from William Wellington Cairns who was the governor general of Queensland at that time. Cairns has tropical climate with warm dry and wet seasons. Tropical cyclones are very common in Cairns. After the Second World War Cairns became a famous tourist spot.

Some of the places in Cairns, Australia which have attracted tourist from all over the world are:
Port Douglas Cairns
Port Douglas is a well-known tourist place and people from all over the world come to experience the lavish comfort of the five star hotels. The Great Barrier Reef is not far way from Port Douglas. Sea Kakaying Tours and Snorkeling trips are very enjoyable Scuba diving is very thrilling in the Great Barrier Reef but it is recommended to take trainers before venturing into the sports.. There are wild life sanctuaries and kangaroos, snakes crocodiles and birds of different varieties are found here. Cairns has some excellent golf clubs.

Daintree
Daintree are rain forests and 120 million years old. Tourist can go for sight seeing only with the Daintree Ferry. The specialty of this tourist place is that on can watch the prehistoric nature closely. The accommodation facilities provided are wonderful.

Palm Cove
One can experience the warm waters of the Barrier Reef in winters. The clear water and the beautiful beaches attract the tourist throughout the year. Beautiful Villas and bungalows have been built for the tourists. Travelers can enjoy in bars, cafes and the sea food is just mouthwatering.

Lizard Island
The Lizard Island has got its name form a type of lizard known as the monitor lizard. The island is famous for coral reefs and lagoons. Diving, Bush Walking, Bird watching are important activities of the Lizard Island.

Green Island
It is a coral island and fishing, diving, sailing and touring are just some of the fun filled activities.

Innisfall
It is a wonderful town with sugar plantations. Different varieties of tropical fruits are grown here. Varieties of fresh Cray fish and prawns are found here. Crocodile farming is also quiet popular.

Kuranda
It is a beautiful village located in the rainforest area. Tourists come here to taste the mouthwatering sea food and the local craft is also worth watching.