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As the gateway to Tropical North Queensland, Cairns is surrounded by beautiful rainforest, lakes, gardens, and the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. Visitors can ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to avoid driving up the steep Kuranda Range, and enjoy amazing views of the forest below. The Tropical North is a large region, and there are plenty of areas to explore if you are willing to travel. With an array of different holiday parks, exploring the Cairns region is easy with a campervan.
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Cairns Museum can be found within the School of Arts Building, corner Lake and Shields Street. It is an interesting venue that contains a lot of information about Cairns' history, and the story of its people throughout time. Learn about the Aboriginal and Islander locals, as well as details about the arrival of the Chinese. Exploring the museum will open your eyes to how much the city has changed over time.
Daintree Rainforest lies north of Cairns. It is Australia's largest tropical rainforest and forms part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Site. The rainforest was named after the Australian geologist and photographer, Richard Daintree. It homes abundant flora and fauna and a number of leisure facilities that enables everyone to get involved and enjoy nature. See the crocodiles at the Daintree River, the rocks at the Mossman Gorge, go walking through the forest and see the picturesque sights from Flagstaff Hill Lookout.
Lake Placid sits between Cairns and Kuranda, forming part of the Barron Gorge National Park. The lake belongs to the Djabugay people who believe that the water fairy Bannnunda lives within it. Having a picnic on the banks, leisure walking and relaxing are just some of the activities to do while at Lake Placid.
Machans Beach dates back to 1885, making it one of the oldest beachfront communities in Cairns. Its name was taken from Richard and Cristina Machan, the first white settlers in the area. Machans Beach is popular for its friendly locals, picturesque sights as well as watching the moon rise over dinner.
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway offers everyone the opportunity to see Australia's World Heritage listed tropical rainforest from above with its safe and comfortable six person gondola cabins. Skyrail's Caravonica Terminal is just 15 minutes drive from the city centre.
Whale Watching is one of the magical, must do activities in Cairns. The whale-watching season runs from July to September. There are many cruises to choose from. Head out on the boat and wait for the impressive mammals to pass by. Try the Reef Magic whale watching cruise for an unforgettable experience. Don't forget to bring your camera, hat and sunglasses.