Cairns Travel Information

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Cairns Scene Cairns is the perfect city for merry revelers, passionate divers and adrenaline junkies, offering booming nightlife and heart-pounding adventure amid a vibrant, tropical setting. This friendly Queensland city of 130,000 is a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown and the rest of Cape York Peninsula. Embark on an eco-adventure or take a dip in a lagoon pool before hitting the town to unwind and shake what you’ve got Down Under.

Things to do in Cairns: Cairns Esplanade Lagoon • Cairns Botanic Gardens • Cairns Aquarium • Esplanade Boardwalk • Kuranda Scenic Railway • Josephine Falls • Green Island

Highly rated hotels in Cairns: Pullman Reef Hotel Casino • Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel • Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort • Hilton Cairns • Pullman Cairns International • Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

Australia's electricity is 240V 50Hz and uses plug type I
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Cairns International is 9,415 miles. Cairns's IATA airport code is CNS. One World Lounge Details Here.


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Climate: The most popular time of year to visit Cairns is between June and October. This is considered the best time to visit with crystal clear skies, cool breezes and perfect scuba-diving on the Great Barrier Reef. The wet season usually begins to build up around December, giving humid days and possibly stormy nights. Most rainfall occurs during January, February and March, and is usually in the form of heavy tropical storms in the late afternoons.

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BA Tier Points

Class Tier Points
(per Leg)
Tier Points
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Economy 45 90
World Traveller Plus 115 230
Business 180 360
First 270 540


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