A natural Australian treasure, Cairns is best known as gateway to the world-famous Great Barrier Reef and as a starting point to explore lush rainforests like the Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest and Daintree Rainforest. In these places, you might encounter some of the rarest animals on earth, including a flightless bird known as a Cassowary and tree-dwelling kangaroos. A Cairns timeshare gives you a perfectly comfortable, convenient starting point for all of your Australian adventures.
Kids Love Adventures in Cairns
Many adventures discovered during a Cairns timeshare holiday are family-friendly. Some of the favorite attractions for kids include visiting the town of Kuranda and taking a ride on the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway, and visiting Cairns Aquarium to see over 15,000 varieties of animals firsthand including scalloped hammerhead sharks, Barramundi fish, saltwater crocodiles and marine stingers. Kids also enjoy visiting Hartley's Crocodile Adventures to see crocodiles and local wildlife.
Palm Cove is a perfect place to explore with kids. It's famous for palm tree-lined streets, white sandy beaches and a variety of delightful cafes and restaurants near the beach. Older kids will also enjoy day trips to places like Green Island and Fitzroy Island to experience glass-bottomed boat rides, snorkeling, kayaking and island exploration.
Adults and Couples Enjoy Unique Cairns Attractions
A rainforest safari in a 4 x 4 vehicle is always an exciting adventure for adults. Aqua Park is another water park style attraction with specific areas geared just for adults. Some areas of the park are perfect for all ages, however. You'll also find a freshwater lake that's ideal for water skiing, knee-boarding and wake-boarding.
Adults and older kids enjoy trips to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park for a total immersion into the unique culture and traditions of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Experience foods, dance, music, crafts, and activities like spear throwing, playing a didgeridoo instrument, basket weaving, and boomerang throwing. Listen to traditional storytelling. You'll leave feeling as if you've been thoroughly immersed in a uniquely interesting culture.
Wilderness Adventures with Wide Appeal
Everyone enjoys trips to Barron Gorge National Park to see mist covered peaks and stunning waterfalls that set this park apart. Kuranda Koala Gardens let you experience Australia's unique indigenous wildlife up-close and personally. The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary features fascinating and educational exhibits. Glass-bottom boat tours and adventures like riding in a seaplane to see Heart Reef are other stunning and uniquely Australian adventures you'll find time for when you buy a Cairns timeshare. These adventures are found near the Great Barrier Reef.
Best Times for Visiting
The best times to experience Cairns are in the months of June through October, traditionally the dryer winter season. The months of November through March are the wettest months and are considered to be the rainy summer season. With a Cairns timeshare, you have freedom and flexibility to choose your adventures at the time that's best for you. A visit to Cairns leaves one with a lasting imprint on the heart, knowing that you've had a truly unique experience.