FEATURED TOWN

Cairns, Qld

Cairns Lagoon off the Esplanade
Photo by Photnart

Cairns is a popular travel destination for tourists because of it's tropical climate. It serves as a starting point for people wanting to visit the Great Barrier Reef and Far North Queensland. When visiting Cairns, make the Information Centre your first stop.

To get to the Information Centre, from the north, travel south from the Bruce Highway/Captain Cook Highway junction along Sheridan Street for 1.2 kilometres then turn left onto Wharf Street, immediately passed the Cairns Convention Centre. Follow this street for 750 metres and the Information Centre is on the right on the corner of Marlin Place.

To get to the Information Centre, from the south, veer left, 350 metres after passing the Charlotte Close turnoff where it is signposted to City and Portsmith. Drive under the overpass then follow Ray Jones Road which becomes Comport Street for 4 kilometres then turn left towards the City Centre onto Draper Street. At the roundabout turn right onto Kenny Street ('Nick Scali' is on the corner of this roundabout). After 600 metres turn right onto Wharf Street. The Cairns Convention Centre is on the corner. Follow this street for 750 metres and the Information Centre is on the right on the corner of Marlin Place.

FEATURED HIGHWAY

Bruce Highway (A1)

Cairns is on the Bruce Highway (A1)

The Bruce Highway runs from Captain Cook Highway at Cairns in the north and meets the Pacific Highway at the border of Queensland and New South Wales at Tweed Heads in the south. It is 1706 kilometres long and a 20 hour drive. The kilometres mentioned in this site are approximate only