Cairns is the point of attachment to the tropical north of Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. Here you will be close to the islands, coral reefs and the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. A provincial town, with a linear array that extends from the south to Edmonton Beach Ellis Beach to the north, has experienced rapid growth recently, with suburbs created on land that had been used previously for growing sugarcane.
Cairns is characterized by a tropical lifestyle and simple, and traditional attire locals consists of shorts and shirts. Cairns buildings not normally exceed two stories high.
A number of beaches stretch from the north on the coast, including the beaches of Machans, Holloways and Trinity, Yorkeys Knob, Palm Cove Beach and Ellis Beach. Inland, from the northern beaches by Barron River floodplains, Freshwater is Valley. Search, are the Mount Whitfield, el Whitfield Range, Crystal Falls Cascades and Kuranda. There are many other communities and small towns sparsely populated by the Bruce Highway.
Framed by mountain ranges and the Coral Sea, has several options for walking by the rainforest or driving a 4 × 4 in the Great Dividing Range.