Flights to Cairns

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When you travel to Cairns, natural wonders will be on your doorstep. Staying at hotels in Cairns, you can book boat tours to the Great Barrier Reef. Boats depart every day from the harbour and feature diving instructors, full on-board catering and snorkelling equipment. If you have ever wanted to see the beautiful corals and dazzling fish of the Reef, there's no better place to stay than Cairns. However, cheap flights to Cairns aren't just for marine life fans. You could also:

  • See impressive Japanese artworks at the city's Samurai Gallery
  • Splash around at water parks like Muddy's Playground
  • See the incredible plantlife at the Cairns Botanical Gardens
  • Take helicopter rides over the reef and the coast
Another great local attraction when you take cheap flights to Cairns are the rainforests of northern Queensland. Nowhere else in Australia has such huge tracts of pristine forest, which is home to exotic species like southern cassowaries, musky rat kangaroos and tree kangaroos. You can get up close and personal with many of the region's charismatic animals at Daintree Forest, where expert guides will show you the best wildlife spotting locations. It all adds up to a fantastic tourist destination for anyone with a passion for nature.

Cheap flights to Cairns

However, flights to Cairns are also ideal for anyone who wants a traditional beach holiday. Not far from town, visitors can relax on Trinity Beach, or dine at open air restaurants on the city's Esplanade. When you rent a car in Cairns, you can also get to more distant coastal attractions like Magnetic Island near Townsville or Airlie Beach - the best place to start a boat tour of the Whitsunday Islands. From Machan's Beach to Palm Cove, Cairns is a tropical paradise for holidaymakers, so book your flights today.

Flights to Cairns - Best prices

Sydney - Cairns Virgin Australia $25 One-way 01 November 12 days ago
Brisbane (BNE) - Cairns Virgin Australia $36 One-way 14 December 10 days ago
Melbourne (MEL) - Cairns Virgin Australia $54 One-way 14 December 10 days ago

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Cairns is famous as the gateway to the rainforests of the York Peninsula and one of the jumping off points for Great Barrier Reef tours. It's also a great holiday destination in its own right, with thousands be sun-seekers arriving every week. If you like the sound of year-round heat and sunshine, book flights to Cairns today and find out about the delights of northern Queensland.

Weather forecast for Cairns
  • Tuesday 23
    Min 16 °C
    Max 21 °C
  • Wednesday 24
    Min 13 °C
    Max 22 °C
  • Thursday 25
    Min 17 °C
    Max 21 °C
  • Friday 26
    Min 17 °C
    Max 21 °C
  • Saturday 27
    Min 15 °C
    Max 23 °C
Climate in Cairns
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    27 °C
  • February
    27 °C
  • March
    26 °C
  • April
    25 °C
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  • June
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  • July
    21 °C
  • August
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    23 °C
  • October
    25 °C
  • November
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  • December
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