Cairns is a colourful, modern city of over 169,000 residents, situated in a tropical paradise. The friendly people and the safe and relaxed atmosphere make it the perfect destination for visitors of all ages.

Cairns is famous for its close proximity to the magnificent Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage listed rainforests which border the city. To the west are the savannah lands of the Australian Outback. These are all easily accessible from the city centre.

Study Cairns

Every year, thousands of students choose to study in Cairns whether it is for a few days on a study tour program or at any one of our first class internationally accredited schools/colleges for a qualification. Cairns offers a broad range of programs within a diverse cultural environment.

The cosmopolitan region boasts the conveniences of a major city including an international airport only minutes from the heart of the city, world class restaurants and hotels as well as modern infrastructures and facilities. However, the unique location of the region, nestled between the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage rainforests, is the secret and promises all students an ultimately once in a lifetime experience.

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Top things to do in Cairns

Cairns is the heart of Tropical North Queensland and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage rainforests. It is a multicultural society, famous for its extensive range of adventure activities, sparkling Coral Sea, and lush rainforests.

Cairns offers visitors a variety of tropical attractions, including the Daintree Rainforest, Green Island, a range of wildlife parks and the Great Barrier Reef.

The Cairns Esplanade provides visitors with an oceanfront vista and numerous dining and entertainment options, including restaurants, nightclubs, bars, casino and hotels. Night markets are also run along the Esplanade in the evenings, selling a range of artwork, souvenirs and great food.