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Great Barrier Reef

4.6/5685 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
The Great Barrier Reef runs along the northeast coast of Australia from the Torres Strait to just below the Tropic of Capricorn. This spectacular marine habitat is one of the world's seven natural wonders and consists of hundreds of coral islands. Most of the reef is underwater and is only exposed at low tide. From the air it resembles a kaleidoscope of dazzling emeralds.

Green Island

4.6/5256 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
Open all day (Local time)
Just 45 minutes across the Coral Sea by fast catamaran from Cairns, Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It takes only over one hour to walk around the Green Island. After arriving at Green Island by boat, you can take a stroll through the rainforest, or go diving or choose to take a glass bottom boat to see the colorful coral reefs under the sea. Water paragliding, helicopter tours and undersea walks are also popular.

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

4.9/5441 Reviews
Cable Car

Heart Reef

4.7/573 Reviews
Island/Peninsula

Cairns

4.4/5261 Reviews
Snorkeling/Diving
Open all day (Local time)
Cairns, a city in northeastern Australia, is not only a city on the north side of Queensland, but also a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Cairns is a city full of fashion and is known for its typical tropical climate and relaxed and comfortable living environment. The Cairns Centre and the Night Market are not to be missed. Here you can shop for Australian specialties such as opals, diamonds and pearls, as well as many local souvenirs.

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

4.1/559 Reviews
Folk Village
Theme Park

Palm Cove

4.5/574 Reviews
Beach
Open all day (Local time)
Palm Bay is located north of Cairns, surrounded by tropical rainforests, palm trees and white sandy beaches. It is a popular leisure destination near Cairns and a popular destination for honeymooners. Enjoy the tranquility of Palm Cove from the rainforest there. In addition to a snowy white sand beach, Palm Cove is surrounded by lush palm trees. The green of the rainforest and the blue of the sea show a unique contrast in harmonious tones.

Esplanade

4.5/5143 Reviews
Seashore
Beach
Daily 6:00 am - 21:00 pm, except Wednesday lagoon closed to noon maintenance. (Local time)
The Corniche is the hub of Cairns' life and the iconic landscape of Cairns. It is a boulevard full of the charm of a seaside resort. The coastal boulevard is built along the beach. The road stretches along Sany Bay. On one side is the scenery of the beach, the blue sky, the bright sunshine, and the neat high-rise building on one side. The Spencer Street has a Marin breakwater towards the sea, and visitors to the boat trip make the place very lively.

Cairns Aquarium

4.6/569 Reviews
Aquarium
Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Local time)

Moore Outer Reef

4.6/572 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
Snorkeling/Diving
9:30-17:30 (from the Great Barrier Reef Terminal) (Local time)
The Moorish Outer Reef is a barrage reef that is closer to Cairns. The water is very clear and visible. The coral reef is situated on a fine white sand bed on the sea floor. There are a wealth of marine life, where visitors can dive, and there are a variety of hard corals under the surface of the sea facing the Great Barrier Reef. Visitors can also see a variety of small tropical fish swimming between corals to find accommodation. Prey on plankton.
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