Meditation to the Cairns charming nature: forests, the trees, and the Coral Sea shimmering. Cairns is an important base from you can Discover the Large tropical North Queensland region and relax in the land of lakes, parks and Tranquil lakes in Cairns. Cairns is a major city on the east coast of Far North Queensland in Australia. The city is the 5th most populous in Queensland and 14th overall in Australia.
Cairns was founded in 1876 and named after William Wellington Cairns, Governor of Queensland from 1875-1877. It was formed to serve miners heading for the Hodgkinson River goldfield, but declined when an easier route was discovered from Port Douglas.