Discover Cairns This Winter

It may be the coldest season of the year but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy what Cairns has to offer! This winter discover Cairns with Koala Court Holiday Apartments, where there’s still plenty to do even though the temperature takes a dip. Our family accommodation in Cairns offers the ideal way to discover Far North Queensland’s most sought-after destination, home to the Great Barrier Reef, world-famous beaches, and some of the best local cuisine and entertainment. Here’s some of the best things to do this winter in Cairns!

See the lush rainforest of Kuranda from above on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This popular tourist attraction takes you deep into the Barron Gorge National Park, where the breathtaking 410-foot-tall Barron Falls waits within. The ride lasts approximately 90 minutes and features two picturesque stops for taking pictures. It’s the perfect chance to discover the region’s natural rainforest habitat, and offers incredible views that may even become the highlight your holiday! No matter what the season is, the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is one of the best experiences to be in Cairns.

It’s not too cold to stroll through the picturesque Cairns Botanic Gardens! Located in the Cairns CBD, this stunning park and gardens offers over 38 hectares of lush garden to explore. There’s 4 different areas to walk through inside the Cairns Botanic Gardens, including the Flecker Gardens, Centenary Gardens, Mt. Whitfield Conservation Park, and the Tanks Art Centre – all offering something different to enjoy. It’s a great change of pace and the ideal spot to stroll and enjoy a picnic!

Catch some of the best entertainment in the Cairns CBD. The Cairns Dinner Theatre as well as the Cairns Convention Centre offer a fantastic chance to discover culture and the live entertainment scene in Cairns; both providing a regular schedule of national and international music artists, comedians, theatre performances, and more. Get out of the cold and into the venues this winter!

Winter shouldn’t stop you from seeing Cairns’ most famous attraction: the Great Barrier Reef! Get on a glass boat and enjoy a tour of the best diving site in the world, where clear blue ocean and colourful coral formations lie just off the coast of Cairns, also known as the ‘gateway to the Great Barrier Reef’. It’s an experience you won’t forget.