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Considered the gateway to Tropical North Queensland, Cairns and the surrounding regions are popular holiday destinations along the east coast. There's plenty to do in and around Cairns, which has been ranked one of the top five holiday destinations in Australia. Offering a variety of natural attractions and the perfect places to relax, Cairns and nearby Port Douglas, Mission Beach, Palm Cove and the Daintree Rainforest are a treasure trove of holiday hotspots.

The Cairns Northern Beaches offer 26km of scenic coastline with plenty to do on and off the water. An idyllic tropical holiday destination, the sweeping stretches of sand enjoy picturesque views of the mountains and rainforest.

Gateway to the Cape York Peninsula, known as a last wilderness frontier, Cooktown is named after the famous 1770 visit from Captain Cook. A vast and largely unpopulated land mass, the region is rich in wildlife, mangrove forests, grasslands, mighty rivers, eucalypts, swamps, woodlands, rainforests and rugged mountain ranges.

The Daintree is an incredible natural attraction and World Heritage listed treasure that offers some of the world's most spectacular rainforest. Situated on the banks of the mighty Daintree River, the unique wetlands and rainforest scenery of the Daintree perfectly complement the tranquil Daintree Village.

Offering the best of both worlds, Palm Cove is just 20 minutes from Cairns and offers a charming seaside holiday village with all the comfort and attractions of a cosmopolitan holiday spot. Relax on the palm-lined golden beaches, indulge at one of the world-class restaurants, unwind at a day spa or shop til you drop at one of the many boutiques - all within easy reach of Cairns.

Set between Cairns and Townsville, Mission Beach is a tranquil holiday destination and gateway to a variety of north Queensland attractions including the famous Great Barrier Reef. Boasting 14km of beautiful beaches as well as the Tully River, unique native wildlife and mountainous rainforest, Mission Beach is known for its natural attractions. Located 70km north of Cairns, Port Douglas offers a scenic coastal drive to this picturesque hub of reef and rainforest. A stunning coastal town, Port Douglas is a holiday mecca for local and international tourists visiting Dicksons Inlet and famous 4 Mile Beach.

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