There are some great dive and snorkelling sites close to Cairns to suit all levels of experience and ability. Guests can do a day tour or sleep on the reef with and overnight vessel. You could try an Introductory dive, which has been known to change people’s lives or complete certified dives. Some operators offer Helmet diving where you simply walk underwater wearing specially designed helmets.
Drive through the Tropics
Self-drive to Crystal Cascades or Barron Gorge, Both Crystal Cascades and Barron George are great places to visit and only a short drive from Golden Sunbird BnB. Crystal Cascades has many swimming holes that are safe to swim in without worry of encountering a Croc. Barron Gorge has the Hydroelectric system Information centre which is very interesting. You are at the bottom of Barron falls which is spectacular during the wet season or heavy rain. There is a tea house at Lake Placid that’s worth a stop, this is a beautiful area.
Cairns Aquarium & Rainforest Dome
Cairns Aquarium or the Rainforest Dome are worth a visit. The Aquarium has great interpretation of the marine life with scheduled tours throughout the day. The Rainforest Dome on top of the Casino is great for all the family with a zipline for the adventurous and crocodile enclosure, you can get up close in safety to this prehistoric reptile.
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Cairns is known as the gateway to The Great Barrier Reef. There are many different types of Reef Tours. From small budget to large operators going to a pontoon. Let Beau and Amanda assist finding the tour that suits you.
Take a drive or a tour to the Tablelands, experience the culture, unique wildlife, massive Fig trees, Crater lakes, waterfalls, Cheese & chocolate factory, strawberry farm and award an winning Coffee plantation, local wines to name a few.
Established in 1926, The Red Beret is located only 2.5 km from Golden Sunbird BnB. With an expansive dining area with Kids entertainment room, historic Bar, TAB, gaming lounge & bottleshop, The Red Beret has something for the whole family! Great quality meals at an affordable price, call them now on (07) 4055 1249 to make your reservation today.
Siam Orchid Spicy Thai restaurant in Stratford is one our favourite Thai Restaurant in Cairns! Located only 5km away. If you want something a bit closer there is also the Redlynch Thai Restaurant opposite the Red Beret Hotel, which is perfect for takeaway!