During your stay in Cairns, visit Ellis Beach to the north of Cairns. There are 3 daily departures at 8:30am, 10:30am or 12:30pm from Cairns and you will be picked you up from your accommodation. The trip will take about 40 minutes passing through sugar cane farmland and then alongside the Eastern slopes of the rainforest covered Kuranda Range. If you are lucky, you may even see wild wallabies and red tailed black cockatoos along the way.
At Ellis Beach, you can find your own little piece of paradise. Things to do inlcude:
- Walk for miles along the beautiful white sandy beach
- Take a refreshing swim in the swimming enclosure or take a dip in the shallow freshwater creek just behind the beach
- Relax looking out to sea with swaying coconut palms overhead
- Enjoy a refreshing drink or sample the menu at The Ellis Beach Bar and Grill (at own expense)