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Where should we stay in Cairns?
The destination of Cairns is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with your children. The snorkelling spots, beaches and excursions are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Arrange a flight into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), which is located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre. Cairns has 44 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when deciding where you'd like to stay.
Holidaying families have positive things to say about these places to stay:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns: Offers a children's pool, 2 restaurants and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4.5-star hotel.
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments – Features 3 outdoor pools, free parking and laundry facilities. The clean rooms and central location make this 4-star apartment popular with guests.
Getaway On Grafton – Offers an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star apartment.
Best Western Plus Cairns Central Apartments – Features an outdoor pool, free parking and free WiFi. The overall comfort and central location make this 4-star apartment popular with guests.
Hilton Cairns – Offers an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 5-star hotel.
When should we visit Cairns?
You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Cairns.
- Hottest months: January, December, February and November, with an average temperature of 31°C
- Coldest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 17°C
- Driest months: July, August, September and October, with an average rainfall of 31.25 inches
- Rainiest months: March, February, January and April, with an average rainfall of 374.50 inches
What should we see and do in Cairns?
While you and your family are holidaying in Cairns, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as The Cultural Place and Cairns Regional Gallery. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens, Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.Cairns is also known for the:
- Coral reefs
Getting around Cairns
To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Cairns Station. Cairns might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.