Flying time from Singapore 6 hours 40 minutes
Currency Australian Dollar (AUD)
International dialling code +61
Climate Tropical, with fairly uniform temperatures throughout the year. The dry season spans May to October, while the wet season spans November to April
Airport code CNS
Airport to city 5.8km
Airport tax AUD86.58 departure tax and AUD25.08 arrival tax for international flights
Cairns is home to two of the world’s greatest natural wonders: the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. The region’s dazzling natural environment shapes its stunning resorts, from secluded island hideaways to indulgent spa spots and eco-lodges. Be it whitewater rafting or skydiving, walking amid primeval ferns or cuddling koalas, exploring dairy farms and orchards or feasting on modern cuisine, Australia’s adventure capital has something for everyone.