Welcome to Cairns
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People have been flocking to Cairns in search of treasure since the first gold rush. However, today prospectors come to mine the abundance of natural and environmental treasures that surround the city. With the tropical rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef in close proximity, Cairns attracts a young and intrepid crowd that adds to the vibrancy of this lively and welcoming city.
|Currency||Australian Dollar (AUD) $1 = 100 cents|
|Opening hours||Generally stores & shopping mall are opened 7 days a week, late night shopping on a Thursday night until 9pm. Sunday from 4–5pm. Closed only christamas day.|
|Newspapers||The Cairns Post
The Cairns Sun
|Emergency numbers||000 (Police, Fire and Ambulance)|
|Tourist information||Cairns & Tropical North Visitor Information Centre
51 The Esplanade, Cairns 4870
Open 7 days from 8.30am–6.30pm. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day & New Years Day.
Tel: +61 7 4051 3588