Located just off the Trinity Inlet on the South Pacific Ocean, Cairns in Queensland is a city about 1390km northwest of Brisbane (show me). With a population of around 99,000, Cairns is one of the larger cities in Australia. Cairns is at an altitude of approximately 7m.
The nearest more populous place is the city of Townsville which is 280km away with a population of about 120,000 (show me a map with Cairns and Townsville).
The centre of Cairns is at the intersection of the Captain Cook Highway and the Bruce Highway.
Cairns is in the seventeenth most popular region in Queensland with overseas tourists.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities at Cairns include an airport, airstrip / landing strip, campground, caravan park or parks, child care centre, children's playground, college, community centre, cycle paths, fire & rescue service, fire station, health centre, high school, hospital, hotel/motel, jetty, library, loading terminal, marina, medical centre, playing fields, police station, pre school, primary school, railway station, service station, showground, skateboard park, sportsground, swimming pool, tennis courts and university. Do you know of other facilities available at Cairns? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that avocado pears, bamboo, bananas, basil, beans, black sapote, bok choy, choko, jackfruit, lettuce, pumpkin, raddish, walnuts, water chestnuts and yams grow at Cairns. Are you a keen gardener? Do you know of other plants that grown in Cairns? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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Giant Trevally (GT's) on the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns
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