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People have been flocking to Cairns in search of treasure since the first gold rush. However, the prospectors of today come to mine the abundance of natural and environmental treasures that surround the city. With the tropical rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef in close proximity, Cairns attracts a young and intrepid crowd that adds to the vibrancy of this lively and welcoming city.

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Clock Tower

The tower is the symbol of Tirana and is nicely lit at night. You may climb the stairs for an excellent view of the bustling life in the square below.
Adresse: Kulla e Sahatit, Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana

Et’hem Bey Mosque

This small, elegant mosque is one of the oldest buildings remaining in Tirana. Many of the various religious shrines were destroyed in the atheism campaign and demonstrations of the late 1960's.
Adresse: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana
Telefon: +355 4 2 23 701

The Esplanade

The Esplanade is full of cafes and restaurants, BBQ areas where you can sit down with friends and use the big grills. Stroll along the promenade, splash around in the famous lagoon, enjoy some of the free events or just soak up the sun!
Adresse: The Esplanade, Cairns

Great Barrier Reef

No trip to Cairns would be complete without a day spent exploring the Great Barrier Reef. One of the largest and most experienced reef cruise operators is Quicksilver, which operates daily cruises to the outer reef and islands from Cairns and Port Douglas. The company offers over 50 Great Barrier Reef dive sites and has eleven major vessels in its fleet.
Adresse: 1 Spence Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4087 2100

White Water Rafting

There are three rivers in Cairns suitable for rafting, each with its own level of difficulty. It is a fun experience and also a team building exercise to face the impressive rapids together. RnR White Water Rafting is a white water rafting specialist in Australia and they offer a wide range of tours.
Adresse: 19-21 Barry Street Bungalow, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 3460

Green Island

Tropical and magical, Green Island is a unique part of the Great Barrier Reef, making it a perfect spot for a half-day or full day tour. There are plenty of options to snorkel, parasail, dive and swim in the clear ocean waters. Explore the Green Island National Park or just relax on the white sandy beach. Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises will take you to this small, beautiful island
Adresse: Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4051 0444

Mossman Gorge

The amazing Mossman Gorge lies 80 km north of Cairns. It is a river with magic blue-green waters surrounded by enchanting rainforest. The water is refreshingly cool and it is a peaceful place to go swimming — beware of the rapids though. This area is part of the traditional homeland of the indigenous tribe of Kuku Yulanji.
Adresse: 212 Mossman Gorge Road, Mossman
Telefon: +61 7 4099 7000

Cairns Rainforest Dome

Meet the animals and learn about the fragile ecology of the rainforest right in the heart of Cairns. This spectacular wildlife exhibit is enclosed by a 20-meter-high glass dome on top of the Reef Hotel Casino. Be surrounded by parrots, cockatoos, lorikeets, doves and rosellas and see for yourself how cute the rainforest wallabies are. Experience the world's first challenge ropes course in a wildlife park and take part in an interactive show with crocodiles & koalas.
Adresse: 35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 7250

Cairns Botanic Gardens

Learn about Aboriginal plant use and marvel at the flora and fauna at this tropical oasis of 38 hectares of native Australian gardens. The Cairns Botanic Gardens area is divided into four distinct areas: Flecker Gardens, Centenary Lakes, Mt. Whitfield Conservation Park and Tanks Art Centre. Flecker Gardens is open daily 7:30am–5:30pm. All other garden areas are open 24/7
Adresse: Collins Avenue Edge Hill, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4032 6650
Åpningstider: Flecker Gardens is open daily 7:30am–5:30pm. All other garden areas are open 24/7
Billetter: Free entry

Daintree Rainforest

Experience the splendour of this World Heritage listed rainforest, this is the oldest tropical rainforest and a home to diverse and unique animals, plants and fungi. At around 1,200 km² the Daintree is the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent. A beautiful place for birdwatching and swimming, suntanning on calm beaches. Enjoy the wonder of the nature while finding inner peace.
Adresse: Daintree Rainforest
Telefon: +61 7 4098 9126

Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail for a breath-taking journey on one of the world’s most scenic operational rail journeys to the charming town of Kuranda and a return journey by cable car across the canopy of the rainforest. With the cable car, you will get an amazing birds-eye views so make sure not to forget your camera.
Adresse: Cairns Railway Station, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4036 9333 / +61 7 4038 5555

Cairns Historical Society Museum

The Cairns Historical Museum houses an exhibition about the city's past starting with the Aboriginal and Islander beginnings and continuing to early timber, mining and agricultural industries. Staff are friendly and there will be volunteers guide you.
Adresse: School of Arts Building Lake Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4051 5582
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 10am–4pm

Cairns Regional Gallery

Housed in a restored 1936 landmark heritage building, Cairns Regional Gallery is the region's leading gallery, featuring historical and contemporary art made by national and international artists. There is also a permanent collection, showcasing unique history and living cultures of Far North Queensland. Gift shop and cafe are quite pleasant.
Adresse: 40 Abbott Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4046 4800
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 9am–5pm, Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 10am–2pm

Muddy's Playground

A water playground and parkland, Muddy's is located right on the Esplanade. It is a great place for the kids to run around, play and release some energy. There is a cafe for the adults to sit back and relax with a cup of coffee.
Adresse: Esplanade, Cairns

Cairns Golf Club

Located only five minutes from the city centre, the 18-hole course is set in tropical surroundings with lovely views and a rich bird life to enjoy while playing. There is also a driving range on site.
Adresse: Kate Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4037 6700

Tanners’ Bridge

Tanners’ Bridge is a newly restored, elegant Ottoman stone footbridge, with colourful Soviet style housing serving as a backdrop. The bridge is a standing testimony to Tirana's development during the 18th century and is considered one of the most important cultural heritage monuments.
Adresse: Rruga Punetoret e Rilindjes, Tirana

Rattle n Hum Cairns

Rattle n Hum offers a laid back atmosphere and a friendly crowd sharing communal tables and watching sports on huge screens. From the menu you can choose everything from pizza to burgers, steak, chicken and fresh seafood. The portions are big and the food is tasty — the perfect Aussie pub experience.
Adresse: 67 Esplanade, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 3011
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am–late

The Pier Bar & Grill

The location is perfect, overlooking the water, with the lagoon one side and the boats on the other. They have a wide range of local as well as international beers and offer a great mix of food such as wood-fired pizzas, steaks, burgers, pasta and seafood. You can also choose a glass of wine from the extensive wine list.
Adresse: 1 Pierpoint Road, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 4677
Åpningstider: Daily noon–late

Ochre Restaurant

Ochre restaurant is a contemporary styled restaurant, located on the waterfront. It brings an adventurous approach to native food and offers fresh local seafood, bush food, game such as crocodile and kangaroo including other regional Australian cuisine.
Adresse: 1 Marlin Parade, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4051 0100
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 11:30am–9:30pm

L'Unico Trattoria Italiano

Talk about a fantastic setting! Have sit on the veranda that is enveloped by palm trees and offers an amazing ocean view. The restaurant is located on the beachfront of beautiful Trinity Beach (20 km north of Cairns) and is a great place where to enjoy upscale Italian fare. Try the char-grilled vegetables with goat cheese or spaghetti with seafood.
Adresse: 75 Vasey Esplanade Trinity Beach, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4057 8855
Åpningstider: Daily 8am–11am

Cock & Bull

There are many reasons to have dinner here, the first and foremost is that this is where the locals go – and they should know. Boasting two kitchens (where they make traditional pub fare), a tropical garden, pool tables, multiple big screen televisions and ever smiling staff, Cock & Bull has reason to be proud.
Adresse: 6 Grove Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 1160
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–5:30am

Tamarind Restaurant

This is the signature restaurant of the Reef Hotel Casino, — an exclusive restaurant serving a delicious mix of Asian and Western cuisine in an intimate setting. The extensive wine list includes carefully selected labels to accompany every meal perfectly.
Adresse: 35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4030 8897

Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant

Bayleaf serves authentic flavours of the Balinese cuisine such as assorted seafood braised in yellow coconut milk and balinese lamb stew with cardamon and coriander. The restaurant is part of the Bay Village Tropical Retreat & Apartments and an excellent place to come for brunch, lunch or dinner.
Adresse: Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4047 7955

Little Ricardo's

This is where the locals in Cairns go for their Italian pizza and other Italian staples. Little Ricardo's, with its with arches and tiled floors, has a cosy atmosphere and great service. Finish your meal with a delicious dessert like tiramisu or raspberry cheesecake.
Adresse: 191 Sheridan Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4051 5266
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 5pm–9pm

Bushfire Flame Grill

Bushfire Flame Grill invites you to a real Australian BBQ. The beef comes from Australia’s outback throughout Queensland and Northern Territory. The staff circles around the restaurant and carves sizzling-hot roasted meats directly onto your plate. If you think that you have tasted good Aussie BBQ before — you better think again.
Adresse: 43 Esplanade, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4044 1879

Thai Coins

Thai Coins offers traditional Thai carries and stir-fries, with vegetarian, vegan or gluten free dishes upon request. Enjoy your fragrant and spicy meal in a simple space with bench seats and a lush courtyard.
Adresse: 371 Mulgrave Raod, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4054 2252
Åpningstider: Lunch: Tue–Fri 11am–2pm, Dinner: Tue–Sun 5pm–9pm, Mon closed

National Museum of History

National Museum of History is the largest museum in Albania and holds most of the country’s treasures. There is a gallery on the top floor dedicated to the severe miseries of the communist era.
Adresse: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana
Telefon: +355 4 2 28 389

Meldrum's Bakery Cafe

It's always pie o'clock at Meldrum's. Here you will find all types of pies, including gluten free options, and it is all served by the friendly and helpful staff. Can get quite busy, but worth a visit.
Adresse: 97 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4000 9391
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 7am–3pm

Pantry 15

Combined retail store and a unique health food cafe, Pantry 15 is all about choosing a healthy lifestyle. Fresh juices, smoothies, coconut ice-cream and high quality breakfast and lunch meals are all prepared without dairy, grains, sugar or preservatives. Pantry 15 is part of a fast growing network with several locations across Australia and for sure deserves a visit.
Adresse: 15/62 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4041 3885
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 7am–3pm, Sat & Sun 7am–2pm

The Lillipad Cafe

A favourite among the locals, The Lillipad Cafe is excellent for lunch — you get a huge plate for super cheap, and it's always delicious! It is extra recommended if you are looking for organic, vegetarian and healthy food. On the menu you will find classics such as eggs Benedict and French crepes.
Adresse: 72 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4051 9565
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–3pm / 5pm–9pm

Perrotta’s at the Gallery

Lively and stylish, Perrotta’s boasts a mix of fresh local produce and upscale bites. The coffee is superb, and do your best to leave some room for one of its divine desserts. Located only metres away from the CBD and the Esplanade lagoon, with an outdoor seating area that lets you sit down and take a break while watching people go about their busy day.
Adresse: 38 Abbott Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 5899
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–9pm

Industry One Coffee

This espresso bar is truly a must stop for the coffee connoisseu. Industry One Coffee not only offers freshly-roasted coffee, but the staff has also a genuine passion for their craft. Beside serving amazing coffee they also have some sweet treats like cupcakes, muffins and cakes as well as food.
Adresse: 110 Scott Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 447 066 061
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 6am–1pm, Sat & Sun closed

Cruze Coffee

Cruze Coffee, just a 10-minute walk from the Esplanade, is where the skilled barista customise the perfect cup of coffee according to your taste — you choose the beans and the roast. Quality, freshness and friendly service are some of the key elements at this popular coffee shop. The strongest coffee drink they have is called The Godfather 2. Be careful with that one!
Adresse: 105 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4051 1444
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 8am–5pm, Sun 9:30am–3:30pm

Coast Roast Coffee

Coast Roast Coffee has two convenient locations in Cairns and is an excellent value for money as well with hot drinks, roasted coffee and helpful staff. From the menu you can pick everything from panini, bagels and scones to croissants muffins, cakes and tarts.
Adresse: 45/46 Spence Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4041 1006
Åpningstider: Daily 9am–5pm

Blackbird Espresso

Passionate about their coffee, the team at Blackbird Espresso for sure knows how to consistently make silky smooth coffee. Due to the popularity among locals and tourist alike, they have open another store at 205 Newell Street, Bungalow.
Adresse: 62 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 1587

Annee's Caphê Sua Da

Located in the heart of Cairns, Annee's Caphê is a cute and quirky Vietnamese Coffee shop where they use Vietnamese brewing process to create a smooth cup if iced coffee. The owner, Annee, is a lady who believes in giving a personable and memorable service to every guests.
Adresse: 57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4040 2705

International Centre of Culture

Popularly known as the Pyramid, this museum, opened in 1988, was a tribute to the Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha when it was erected. After the regime collapsed, the memorial was converted into a disco and conference center. It is no longer an official museum, but is well worth a look.
Adresse: Boulevard Deshmoret e 4 Shkurtit, Tirana


Gilligan’s is a renowned party venue, maybe the biggest one in Cairns. Popular among locals and backpackers alike. The back deck by the pool shows off some of Cairns most popular live bands including local and international DJs.
Adresse: 57/89 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4041 6566

The Pier Bar

The Pier Bar is a great place to down a few beers while watching the sunset from the deck. Simply awesome! Be prepared though, because as the night passes, the crowd grows, and you better be ready for a night of chatting with some friendly locals while listing to live music.
Adresse: The Pier Shopping Centre, 1 Pier Point Rd, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 4677
Åpningstider: Daily noon–late

PJ O’Briens

Great atmosphere, live music and excellent drinks. P.J. O’Briens is an Irish pub full of tourists, locals and backpackers, all of them having a good time, enjoying Guinness and sea shanties. Live party bands on the weekends, lady’s nights on Tuesdays, wild west on Wednesdays — the fun never ends.
Adresse: 87 Lake Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 5333
Åpningstider: Daily noon–late

Salt House

Salt House is a cool, funky bar with an amazing view of the marina in Cairns. Enjoy a drink at the outdoor cocktail bar among the tranquil ponds and fire features. If the hunger kicks in just head over to the large restaurant area. Four days a week they invite both local and visiting bands.
Adresse: 6/2 Pierpoint Road, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4041 7733
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am–late

Cock & Bull

After a fun-filled day, Cock & Bull welcomes you to have a nice meal, shoot some pool and enjoy a couple of cold ones. This English tavern is popular among the locals and welcomes you with a relaxed country feeling. Check out the tropical beer garden, a great place to mingle with friends.
Adresse: 6 Grove Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 1160
Åpningstider: Daily 10am–5:30am

The Reef Hotel Casino

This five-star hotel is not only a fine casino with several bars and restaurants but it is also a great entertainment destination that offers live music, shows and much more. The casino provides a wide variety of table games and over 500 gaming machines. Enjoy a fun evening out at this huge entertainment complex.
Adresse: 35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4030 8822

Ultimate Party Tours

With Ultimate Party Tours, you get the chance to explore the. variety of Cairns' nightlife. The team has hand-picked the best clubs to create that perfect night out. The tour includes dinner and drinks at affordable price and runs at least every Wednesday and Saturday night. Check for more information on the website below.
Adresse: L6 Lake Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4041 0332

The Downunder Bar

The Downunder Bar is open 7 days a week and boasts delicious pub food, drinks and free pool tables. This is the place to start your night out or just enjoy a beer with some friends. Check out their website to see what's on.
Adresse: 102 Lake Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4028 3448
Åpningstider: Daily 5pm–midnight

Prime Minister’s Residence

This was once the Communist Party headquarters. During official parades and demonstrations, this is where Enver Hoxha would stand to wave to the masses below.
Adresse: Boulevard Deshmoret e Kombit, Tirana

Cairns Central

For that air-conditioned shopping mall experience, head to Cairns Central which has 180 speciality shops and department stores. The centre has served the locals region since 1997. Besides offering fashion store for men, women and kids, they have restaurants and a supermarket too. Myer, Target, Coles are also located here.
Adresse: 1-21 McLeod Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4041 4111
Åpningstider: Mon–Wed, Fri & Sat 9am–5:30pm, Thu 9am–9pm, Sun 10:30am–4pm

The Pier

A unique shopping destination in Cairns where to find just about everything you need, everything from local and international fashion labels to footwear, swimwear, jewellery and other specialty shops with the perfect gifts. Pay a visit to the art gallery that boast art made by local artists or buy some fresh groceries at the supermarket. When the hunger kicks in there are plenty of cafes and restaurant to choose from.
Adresse: 1 Pierpoint Road, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4052 7749
Åpningstider: Daily 6:30am–11:30pm

Night Markets on The Esplanade

One of the most popular tourist attraction in Far North Queenslands, the night market in Cairns is the perfect place to head for when looking for handmade local gifts and souvenirs. Find a bargain at any of the 130 stalls that are selling everything from opals to pearls, silver, clothing, t-shirts and crafts or just grab a bite to eat at the food court while enjoying the hustle and bustle of the market.
Adresse: 71-75 The Esplanade, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4051 7666
Åpningstider: Daily 4:30pm–10:30pm

Rusty's Markets

One of the most famous and successful markets in Australia, so be sure to save some time and money for Rusty’s Market. At this vibrant and colourful market (with 180 stalls) you can pick up some of the region’s finest food, exotic fruit, vegetables, flowers and sumptuous delicatessens. Beside food, there are stalls selling bric-a-brac including clothing and jewellery... and much more!
Adresse: 57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4040 2705
Åpningstider: Fri 5am–6pm, Sat 5am–6pm, Sun 5am–3pm

DFO Cairns

Located just outside the city centre, DFO Cairns is a popular shopping centre among the fashionistas who are looking for that perfect outfit without the big price tag. This outlet boasts over 100 Australian and international brands that offers discounted top-quality clothing, accessories and homeware. Brands such as Ralph Lauren, Guess, Oroton and Quicksilver are all located here.
Adresse: 274 Mulgrave Road, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4051 7444
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 9am–5pm, Sun 10am–4pm

DFS Galleria Cairns

For the ultimate high-end luxury shopping, head over to DFS Galleria, located in the heart of Cairns CBD. The boutiques are spread across two floors and offers duty free shopping for international guests. Here you will find leading brands in fashion including watches, fragrance, sunglasses, leather goods and accessories by Dior, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Calvin Klein, Burberry, Michael Kors and Cartier.
Adresse: Abbott Street & Spence Street, Cairns
Telefon: +6 1 7 4031 2446

Doongal Aboriginal Art

Hosting a stunning collection of local Aboriginal Rainforest Art including artwork from Central Australian Aboriginal artists in a beautiful environment. The knowledgeable staff will help you to pick that authentic art or artefacts to bring back home, making it as a perfect gift or souvenir.
Adresse: 49 Esplanade, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4041 4249
Åpningstider: Daily 11am–7pm

Smithfield Centre

Situated in the heart of the Northern Beaches of Cairns, just 15 km north of Cairns International Airport, Smithfield Centre provides an extensive range of shops for men and women including footwear and major stores like Coles, Woolworths, Dan Murphy's and Kmart. There are cafes and restaurants, including a food court. With over 110 retailers, you will definitely find what you are looking for.
Adresse: Captain Cook & Kennedy Highways, Smithfield
Telefon: +61 7 4038 1006

Port Douglas Markets

Held every Sunday on the waterfront at Anzac Park, Port Douglas Markets is not only a must-do due to their amazing products, but also because of its beautiful view over the Coral Sea and the breath-taking mountain ranges. Browse a 100 stalls selling locally produced foods, arts, crafts, jewellery, handmade furniture and toys. The perfect place to spend a Sunday morning!
Adresse: Anzac Park, Port Douglas
Åpningstider: Sun 8am–1:30pm

Orchid Plaza

With an ideal location in the heart of Cairns CBD, Orchid Plaza is a great shopping destination with two levels of food and fashion. Have a cup of coffee or buy the perfect outfit at this light and airy centre, also a great place to find a wide range of gifts and souvenirs to bring back home.
Adresse: 58 Lake Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4044 1111
Åpningstider: Daily 8am–10pm

Mount Dajti

Mount Dajti towers proudly over Tirana, with its beautiful national park, green forests and amazing views. You can either take the cable car up to the summit, or drive. There are several restaurants up at the top, as well as that special feeling of having the world at your finger tips.
Adresse: Mount Dajti, Tirana

Cairns International Airport

Cairns International Airport is located 7 km from Cairns CBD. There are Uber and 1300 Ride Share pickup points outside both terminals. Free taxi telephones are located in the arrival halls or just head over to the taxi ranks that are immediately outside the terminal. Pre-book or just turn up, the taxis and shuttles are always available. Cairns Taxis: +61 131 008, [email protected], Sun Palm Transport Group operates an airport shuttle bus service to hotels and the city centre including Palm Cove and Port Douglas. The pickup point is close to the arrival area of both terminals. Just head over to the shuttle bus counter and you will get help. No pre-booking is required. For more information, call or visit the website +61 7 4099 1191, Airport Connect is a bus service provided by Sun Palm Transport that links Cairns Airport with the Translink public transport network at north and southbound Sheridan Street bus stops. You can pre-book in advance on the Sun Palm Transport website or by phone on +61 7 4099 1191. Tickets can also be bought on arrival at the Sun Palm Transport counter in both terminals. Either way, you should head over to their counter where the staff will direct you to the bus. The bus will take you to the southbound side of Sheridan Street bus stop where you then can carry on your journey to your destination via the Translink public transport network., [email protected], Airport Connect: [email protected]
Adresse: Airport Avenue, Cairns Airport
Telefon: +61 7 4080 6703


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Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Cairns is during the winter months of June to August. You will experience pleasant temperatures, calm winds and a low chance of rain. Experience the abundance of outdoor activities Cairns has to offer and explore the city on foot or by bike.

Public Transport

Sunbus is the public transport that operates throughout the city, running from northern beaches to the southern suburbs via the CBD. Daily, weekly and monthly passes are available as a series of zonal tickets, allowing unlimited travel in defined areas. There are also private bus lines that operate in areas like Port Douglas, Mossman, Kuranda, the Atherton Tablelands and Mission Beach. You can either buy a Go Card or just paper tickets. Go Card can be bought online, 7-Eleven store and selected retailers including busway stations. The paper tickets can be purchased on the bus, from a ticket office at train stations or from fare machines.
Telefon: +61 7 4057 7411


Uber and Didi ridesharing apps operate in Cairns. Alternatively, you can just hail a taxi or head over to a taxi rank. Cairns Taxi:
Adresse: 16 Comport Street, Portsmith
Telefon: +61 7 4048 8311


Cairns Central Post Office is located on McLeod Street.
Adresse: McLeod Street 48, Cairns
Telefon: +61 13 13 18


Pharmacy Cairns Apothecary is located next door to the 24hr Medical Centre in the city centre. Open seven days a week all year round.
Adresse: 160 Grafton Street, Cairns
Telefon: +61 7 4031 8411
Åpningstider: Mon–Sun 7am–11pm


Area code: 07 Country code: +61


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