Cairns City, Cairns – the fourth most popular destination in Australia

8 July, 2013

  

  

  

Cairns City,Cairns is located on the coast of Cape York Peninsula in the north-east of the Australian continent. Cairns to protyanulsya 35 km along the coast of the Coral Sea 40 km from the Great Barrier Reef. Even by the standards of a small town in Australia, its population is almost 160 thousand people.
It is precisely this coastline described by English Navigator Captain Cook 1770 Year, When considered by many historians he discovered Australia. In 1876 on the future site of Cairns city was founded, received its name in honor of its first Governor William Cairns. At the time, not far from the city were found rich deposits of gold and tin, and the main purpose of the port city has been the export of these minerals in England. In addition, already in the first decade after the founding of the city here has become a booming agricultural production and livestock breeding. Cairns population actively growing, especially with the construction of the railway line on the Atherton Tableland between Cairns and city Heberton, as it gave a significant increase in jobs.
In the 80 years of the last century with the construction of its own airport in Cairns has been actively developing tourism, which is currently the, almost overriding item in the budget of the city. In the late 90's in Cairns was built complex with a concert hall and an indoor sports arena.
Cairns Today is the fourth most visited city in Australia after Sydney, Melьburna and Brisbena.
The main attractions that beckon tourists from all over the world are unique Great Barrier Reef – the dream of all fishermen and divers, as well as the rainforests of Queensland, Atherton and of course the wonderful sandy beaches of the Coral Sea.
Tourist infrastructure Cairns includes a large number of hotels, holiday homes and hotels, as well as the beaches, ресторанчиков и кафе. in particular, tourists can recommend to stay at relatively inexpensive three-star, but with a very high quality of service at Mercure Cairns Harbourside called. The rooms are waiting for you free Wi-fi, air conditioning, Mini-bar, Bathroom with hair dryer, safe and cable TV. The infrastructure has a swimming pool and an excellent restaurant and bar with views of Trinity Bay Bay.

 

 

 

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