Cairns Tourism

Visit Cairns - Best of Cairns

A touristy town if there was one, Cairns is known for the sheer number of travelers that frequent its shores. The Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage rainforests are just some of the things to cross off your bucket list. The quintessential holiday destination, Cairns energy and enthusiasm is bound to get everyone in the right spirits. Whether you’re traveling as a family, couple or just looking for a respite from your hectic life or if it’s plunging into the Great Barrier Reef or seeking shade sipping a cocktail, Cairns will make you never want to leave the place.

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Facts and Stats for Cairns*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cairns

    Know the pollution level of Cairns before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 21.05 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.88 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.88 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.78 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 23.61 (Low)
  • Cairns: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cairns for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cairns.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.83 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40.22 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.7 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35.87 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.96 (Low)
    • Attacks 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 42.39 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.09 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.48 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 39.13 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.09 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cairns - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Cairns is 172.9 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.45 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 89.82 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 25.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.97 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 68.06 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.81 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.86 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cairns

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cairns

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.07 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 68.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.58 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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