The thriving Queensland city of Cairns is a mecca for tourists in Australia. With the Great Barrier Reef on its doorstep, the town is popularly used as a base to explore one of Australia’s most visited natural attractions. Cairns is the most northerly port with access to the reef and is said to be the safest and most pure way to experience it.
The diving industry has transformed Cairns from a small rural town to a bustling and prosperous spot, ideal for a holiday
- It’s the fourth most popular tourist destination in Australia after Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
- About two million people visit the Reef annually.