Top weekend destinations nearby from Cairns

Here's a list of Top weekend destinations nearby from Cairns recommended by our experts:

Gold Coast, Australia

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AdventureBeachSurfing / SailingDesert

The Gold Coast is a metropolitan region south of Brisbane on Australia's east coast, famed for its long sandy beaches, surfing and elaborate system of inland ...

Ooty, Australia

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AdventureBeachSurfing / SailingHoneymoon

Fraser Island is a heritage-listed island located along the southern coast of Queensland, Australia, approximately 200 kilometres north of Brisbane. Its length ...

Hervey Bay, Australia

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AdventureBeachSurfing / SailingSeafood

Hervey Bay is a city in Queensland, Australia. The city is situated approximately 290 kilometres (180 mi) or 4 hours north of the state capital, Brisbane, and ...

Mackay, Australia

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KidsSurfing / SailingBeachBusiness

Mackay is a city on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia, about 970 kilometres (603 mi) north of Brisbane, on the Pioneer River. Mackay is nicknamed the ...

Whitsunday Islands, Australia

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AdventureKidsSurfing / SailingBeach

The Whitsunday Islands are a collection of continental islands of various sizes off the central coast of Queensland, Australia, situated between just south of ...

Noosa Heads, Australia

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AdventureSurfing / SailingBeachBoating

Noosa Heads is one of the three major centres of the Noosa region on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is located 136 kilometres (85 mi) north of ...

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Cairns, Australia

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DivingAdventureBeachSurfing / Sailing

Cairns is a regional city in the far north of Queensland, Australia, founded 1876. The city was named after William Wellington Cairns, then-current Governor ...

Destin, United States Of America

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AdventureDivingSurfing / SailingBeach

Destin is a city located in Okaloosa County, Florida. It is a principal city of the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. ...

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

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KidsAdventureDesertHoneymoon

The Great Barrier Reef is a coral formation, the largest in the world, located off the Pacific coast of Queensland, Australia. The Great Barrier Reef has long ...

Port Douglas, Australia

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AdventureSurfing / SailingBeachHoneymoon

Port Douglas is a coastal resort town north of Cairns, near the Daintree National Park. The town to do some shopping, or enjoy a wide variety of cafes, pubs, ...