This apartment is located right on the waterfront with beautiful views of across the water and over to the mountains. The location gives you the convenience of walking downstairs to the marina where the reef boats depart, the best restaurants in Cairns, the Reef Casino is across the road and it is only a short walk to the main shopping strip.
The apartment is fully airconditioned.
One carpark space is available within the undercover secure parking.
Cairns Casino, Reef fleet terminal, esplanade, resturants, Cairns CBD and marina are all on your doorstep.
Please note that this is a private apartment within the Harbour Lights residential apartments, the apartment is not run by the hotel or a property manager but by the owner, who is an investor within the Harbour Lights complex.
All bookings are made with the owner direct and not with hotel.
The apartment is not cleaned daily. A cleaning & linen change will be calculated into the daily rate. You may arrange to have extra cleaning & linen change if required.
Cairns City is framed by a backdrop of rainforest mountain ranges, with the Cairns Esplanade being the central drawcard for tourists and locals. Cairns City Esplanade is a scenic promenade that stretches for 2.5km and includes a swimming lagoon, waterfront boardwalks, BBQ areas and a childrens water park.
The southern end of the Cairns Esplanade is the central hub where you will find the swimming lagoon, Reef Fleet Terminal, marina, The Pier complex and over 100 restaurants to choose from. It is a relatively small CBD bounded by Cairns Central Shopping Centre to the west, Cairns Airport to the north and Cairns City Council buildings to the south.The northern end of the Cairns Esplanade is very peaceful and scenic, away from the hustle and bustle, but still within easy walking distance to all the entertainment.
Cairns is an adventure-lovers paradise with numerous tours and adrenaline activities on offer. From white water rafting to bungee jumping and skydiving, and with hundreds of tours visiting the Great Barrier Reef each year, you're sure to find one, or a couple, to try. Cairns is the main departure point to the Great Barrier Reef with trips departing daily all year round catering to all levels of experience, whether you are a beginner snorkeler, advanced diver or do not swim at all we can find you the right reef cruise for your ultimate Great Barrier Reef adventure. Kuranda trips are very flexible with frequent departures throughout the day. You can either tailor your own or any one of the local tour operators can tailor your trip to include either the basic Kuranda Train & Skyrail experience or the Ultimate Experience incorporating many attractions within Kuranda Village.
Top 10 things to do in Cairns:
1. Dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
2. Take the scenic rail & Skyrail to Kuranda
3. Hike through the world's oldest surviving tropical rainforest in the Daintree
4. Cruise to Green Island and snorkel straight off the beach
5. Enjoy 5 hours of action packed rafting on the mighty Tully River
6. Take a road trip to Port Douglas and explore the Sunday markets
7. Visit Spanish style castles at Paronella Park
8. Drive through the Atherton Tablelands and explore fresh local produce straight from the farms.
9. Take a spectacular scenic hot air balloon flight over the Atherton Tablelands
10. Explore coral gardens and hidden beaches at Fitzroy Island
Travelling to Cairns
Cairns is a modern and vibrant city and the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas and the Daintree Rainforest. Cairns is an ideal base to explore the wonderful attractions Tropical North Queensland has to offer.
Getting to Cairns:
Travel to Cairns is simple with several domestic and international flights arriving daily.Snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Blue all operate out of Cairns with scheduled services to most Australia state capitals as well as regional locations. Cairns also receives international flights from Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. The airport is conveniently located just 10 minutes from the CBD.
Cairns is approximately 1750km from Brisbane, and if you have time up your sleeve then self driving is a great way to experience the ever changing landscapes of Queensland. The Bruce Highway is Queensland's main route connecting Brisbane to Cairns. Greyhound Australia and Premier bus services also operate regular scheduled departures from Brisbane to Cairns, travel time approx 27 to 29 hours.
Queensland Rail operates services from Brisbane to Cairns twice weekly on the Tilt Train and three departures a week on the Sunlander. Average travel time is 24 hours on the Tilt Train and 31 hours on the Sunlander. Cairns Central Railway Station is located in the heart of the city to the rear of Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Taxis and coach transfers are available from here to transfer you to your accommodation.
Climate in Cairns
Cairns has a Tropical climate, with generally hot and humid Summers and milder dryer Winters. The majority of Cairn's rainfall occurs during summer between January and March. Typical daytime min/max temperature ranges are 23C/31C in mid-Summer and 18C/26C in mid-Winter. The most popular time for visitors to Cairns is between June and October, a pleasant time of year with low rainfall, cool comfortable temperatures and fine sunny days. Water temperature during summer hits around 29 degrees and drops slightly to 25 degrees during winter.