The family accommodation that is available in Cairns will provide a focal point for your holiday. Whether you want to stay in the center of Cairns, out along the northern beaches, or find a special place hidden in the rainforest, you will find that great family accommodation is just waiting for you to book. Cairns is one of Australia’s most important international tourist destinations as well as a place that most domestic Australian tourists like to visit. For this reason, apartment-style accommodation that is the most favored by family groups is always in high demand. While there is a great range of this type of family accommodation available, at some times of the year it is wise to book well in advance.
Many families like to be on the beachfront as it provides an entertainment venue that the kids all love. Somewhere with hire boats and swimming facilities is always popular. Places like Trinity Beach and Palm Cove which are twenty minutes drive north of Cairns provide all of these activities. Tours are available that will pick you up from the door of your chosen family accommodation establishment. There are so many things that you will want to share with the family while staying in Cairns. Firstly, the Great Barrier Reef lies just offshore and everyone will want to spend at least one-day diving or snorkeling there. This is a great family day out. A family picnic to some pristine mountain river or piece of rainforest is also very popular and places like the Atherton Tableland or the Mossman gorge will provide the perfect backdrop.
All around the Cairns region, you will find family restaurants so you don’t have to cook if you don’t want to. All the major fast food chains like Sizzler, MacDonalds, Pizza Hut, etc all have several outlets in Cairns and these are always a favorite with the kids. There is also a range of excellent steak houses and fine ding restaurants to choose from. Families will also want to visit the local wildlife parks or take cruises to see the man-eating crocodiles that frequent the local waterways.