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Your Travel Guide to Cairns

80% Avg. city rating Rated by 941 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 88%

Getting around / public transport 72%

Sightseeing 81%

Culture 69%

Nightlife / partying 82%

Value for money 76%

Customer Travel Tips for Cairns

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64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


29 Nov 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Work / volunteering

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: In Order to see all the nice spots around Cairns you Need a car or you have to pay alot for the tours

47% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
47% Avg. rating


24 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Don't swim in the lagoon

Liked: The heat

Disliked: Everything is expensive and nothing is open after 3am

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


23 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the Reef and white water rafting!!

Liked: Relaxed vibe, nice weather, walking distance to everything you need

Disliked: No beach!

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


28 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Romantic getaway

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Diving

Liked: Party hard

Disliked: Cars

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


06 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Crocodile Hunting! Rainforest!

Liked: Nice atmosphere

Disliked: Lots of poor/poverty people on the street. They dont really affect you but they dont fit in the picture.

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80% Avg. city rating Rated by 941 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 88%

Getting around / public transport 72%

Sightseeing 81%

Culture 69%

Nightlife / partying 82%

Value for money 76%

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