Sights & Attractions in Great Barrier Reef

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
More than 1,500 tropical butterflies—including dozens of the electric-blue...
Nature Preserves Cairns
 
Birdworld Kuranda
One of your best chances to see the endangered Southern cassowary...
Nature Preserves Cairns
 
Cairns Marlin Marina
This floating marina's 261 berths bristle with charter fishing...
Marinas / Piers Cairns
 
Cairns Regional Gallery
Occupying the impressive former Public Office Building constructed...
Museums / Galleries Cairns
 
Cairns Tropical Zoo
At this 10-acre zoo visitors can hand-feed tame kangaroos, cuddle...
Zoos / Aquariums Palm Cove
 
The Esplanade
Fronting Cairns Harbour, this boardwalk is the focal point of...
Promenades / Boardwalks Cairns
 
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Hartley's houses thousands of crocodiles as well as koalas, wallabies...
Tours Palm Cove
 
Kuranda Koala Gardens
All kinds of Australian wildlife are housed here, but the namesake...
Nature Preserves Cairns
 
Kuranda Scenic Railway
The historic Kuranda Scenic Railway makes a 115-minute ascent...
Scenic Drives Cairns
 
Mareeba Tropical Savanna and Wetlands Reserve
If you drive 70 km (44 miles) west of Palm Cove you'll encounter...
Nature Preserves Palm Cove
 
Reef Teach
Knowledgable marine biologists and conservationists give entertaining...
Educational Institutions Cairns
 
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
From the Skyrail terminal just north of Cairns, take a six-person...
Tours Cairns
 
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Located at the base of the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, this...
Museums / Galleries Cairns
 
Undara Volcanic National Park
The lava tubes here are a fascinating geological oddity in the...
Parks Cairns
 
Wharf Street
Cairns can trace its beginnings to the point where the Esplanade...
Neighborhoods / Streets Cairns
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