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Cairns Airport, North Queensland, is approximately 4 miles from Cairns itself. The airport has two passenger terminals from where domestic and international flights arrive and depart with the airport’s 3.6 million passengers each year. Cairns Airport is the base for Qantas and the Royal Flying Doctor Service and is currently going through a period of renovation and extension. The airport has shops, duty free outlets, restuarants, bars and

Cairns Airport has two separate passenger terminals, International and Domestic. International airlines flying from Cairns include Cathay Pacific, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Continental and Air Nuigini. Cairns Airport has recently completed a series of improvements to its buildings which have included the redevelopment and expansion of the check-in facilities at the domestic terminal, road access and Cairns rental car booths. The airport also has five new air bridges which have replaced the existing three old air bridges at Gate 18, 19 and 20. Your Cairns rental car booking can include optional extras such as unlimited mileage.

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Cairns is considered to be the international gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.  It also the places were two of the World Heritage Sites meets. It is one of Australia’s most popular holiday destinations. Cairns enjoys endless sunshine and a tropical coastline with sandy uncrowded beaches which stretch to more than 26 kilometres.

Visitors to Cape York will enjoy a magnificent national park and sacred Aboriginal sites. The park is huge and one of the last great wildernesses accessible to travellers. Its landscape is made up of rugged mountains, eucalypt, mangrove and rainforests, headlands, rivers and grasslands. Just north of Cape York is the Torres Strait, an area of 17 Great Barrier Reef islands in a truly tropical location with more than 20 different communities living there.Taking your Cairns hire car to the Atherton Tablelands, which, run from Kuranda to Chillagoe, will mean you can visit this popular landscape teeming with wildlife and enjoy the great outdoors with fishing, walking, bird watching and swimming.

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