Fly from Sunshine Coast to Cairns

From the South East to the Tropical North, Cairns is the gateway to the iconic Great Barrier Reef. One of the world’s largest collections of coral reefs, a short boat ride from the port and you’ll be transported to one of the most impressive marine experiences on earth. Cairns is also the home of adventure; think bungee jumping, crocodile experiences and the beautiful getaway destination in Port Douglas.

The following airlines fly to Cairns from the Sunshine Coast:

When to visit

Cairns’ weather is one of the best things about this stunning tropical destination, and there are benefits to visiting any time of the year. Different to Australia’s southern regions, Queensland’s north has only two seasons: a summer season and a dry season.

While the dry season boasts great weather and even migrating whales, you should expect larger crowds. The summer season is characterised by tropical weather, including summer showers.

High season: Dry season (May to October)
Low season: Summer season (November to April)
Don’t miss: Taking a dip with dwarf minke whales (June and July)

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