Tourist information

Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef is a unique environment, renowned nationally and internationally as a premier tourism destination. The region attracts more than two million domestic and international visitors each year. 

We have some of the most beautiful parks and beaches in Queensland. Swimming enclosures are provided at most beaches during the dangerous marine stinger season - typically from November to May (subject to seasonal variability).  View the current beaches status.

Visitor information

For everything you need to plan your next holiday to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef - brochures, destinations, activities, events, accommodation, booking services and more: