Information about flights from Brisbane to Cairns
Brisbane, the capital of Queensland is a modern city set around the great Brisbane River. Brisbane is widely considered to be Australia’s sunshine state with hot summers and warm winters making it a great place to visit for any outdoor activities at any time of the year. Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city, and is called home for over 2 million people and growing fast. Travellers are encouraged to experience to more relaxing side of Brisbane in the form of its beloved bars, grand parks, varied museums and beaches. When visiting Brisbane the Mount Coot-tha Lookout is defiantly the place you want to start at, Its iconic views and historical relevance elevate the sites importance to the beloved city, and has been visited by natives, locals and visitors for over a century, it’s a must see destination for a fantastic panoramic view of Brisbane. For a real down under feel Brisbane boasts one of the world’s top 10 zoos, the ‘Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary’, with over 130 koalas visitors are even allowed to cuddle the koalas at any time, feed them and enjoy a large variety of Aussie wildlife, with ticket prices highly affordable this wildlife sanctuary should definitely be on everyone’s to-do list. Brisbane has a wealth of attractions but in the river city of the north you’ll never find yourself too far from nature which is free for all to enjoy.
For travellers travelling from Brisbane to Cairns, the most efficient way is by plane on one of Australia’s airlines: Jetstar, Virgin Australia or Qantas are frequently used by locals and visitors which offer inexpensive flights over the 1700 kilometre distance. With over 12 flights per day, visitors should have no difficulty finding an airline that suits their needs.
When arriving in Cairns the only word that describes the small port city is spectacular. Cairns is the tropical gateway to north Queensland, and gives visitors access to some of the most unique and diverse eco-systems from an abundant green jungle to bright blue sea Cairns is where the Australian rainforest meets the Coral reef. Renowned as one of Australia’s most popular visiting places for tourists Cairns is well set up for visitors, with vintage Australian pubs, shopping malls and wildlife zoos. With its many free outdoor activities, bargains of the night markets and affordable food courts Cairns is a very attractive city for visitors with a budget, especially for families and backtrackers. Port Douglas, just north of Cairns is a dream destination for swimming enthusiasts and divers, visitors are able to book a cruise and visit the largest barrier reef known to man, the only living structure that can be seen from space, the suitably named ‘Great Barrier Reef’. Visitors are also spoilt with the chance to experience the tribal aboriginal native lifestyle, where the Tjapukai people take great pride in teaching visitors their traditional aboriginal skills, such as ancient tribal techniques, dancing ceremony’s and learning to throw a boomerang. With the Great Barrier Reef and lush rainforest on its doorstep Cairns is a great place to enjoy the tropical side of Australia.
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Flight offers Cairns in May
|15/05/17 - 21/05/17||22/05/17 - 28/05/17||29/05/17 - 4/06/17|
Flight offers to Cairns for next weekend
|19/05/17 - 21/05/17||26/05/17 - 28/05/17||2/06/17 - 4/06/17|
Cost of living in Brisbane compared with Cairns
|Food and beverages||Brisbane||Cairns||Difference|
|Beer (0.5 liter)||5.00 $||6.00 $||+20%|
|Milk coffee||4.00 $||5.00 $||+25%|
|Meal at McDonald's||10.00 $||10.00 $||0%|
|Water (0.33 liter)||3.00 $||3.00 $||0%|
|Monthly pass||152.00 $||201.00 $||+32%|
|One-way ticket||5.00 $||4.00 $||-20%|
|Taxi starting price (normal tariff)||4.00 $||3.00 $||-25%|
|1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M,...)||70.00 $||86.00 $||+23%|
|1 pair of jeans (Levi's 501 or similar)||94.00 $||89.00 $||-5%|
|Average monthly disposable salary (net)||4,187.00 $||3,147.00 $||-25%|
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