Christmas Holiday Travels in Cairns, Australia.

Cairns Esplanade Australia

Cairns Esplanade Australia

We have just had Black Friday and the crazy sales that continue of Cyber Monday and now its time to plan that Christmas break with family. Or maybe not, maybe you have decided this year Christmas will be a holiday away from home in the warm tropics of Far North Queensland, welcome to Cairns Australia.

As the dust settles from this huge retail weekend in North America and now like in Europe, Australians are starting to catch onto these amazing deals from all sorts of business around the world. So the credit card has taken a little bit of a hiding but hang in there, deals still can be had when you want to choose a short break or holiday in Far North Queensland.

Number one fly and flop, this term was devised for those wanting a short break on a low budget traveling with some of the amazing deals that have just blasted out from our Australian low cost carriers, Jetstar and Tiger Air.

Now that you have your cheap airfair what about accommodation? Well with a plethora of hotel accommodation booking sites out there find a great deal on Wotif, Agoda, Expeida, and even Booking.com. So flights sorted: check, Hotel sorted: check! Now its time to plan the fun stuff, what to do while on vacation up in Cairns. Well the first thing to do is grab your lonely planet guide on Australia and flick to the section Cairns, here you will a multitude of things to see and do in this amazing part of the world.

Number one Cairns is all about the outdoors so get the sunscreen, hat and sunnies and get ready for blue skies, sunshine, warm tropical water and a chance to visit The Great Barrier Reef.

Don’t worry Cairns has a plethora of ice-cream shops and gelattie shops to get thru the hot sultry sunny days relaxing by your resort pool or island resort. Enjoy a night out in Cairns city visiting one of the many bars and late night cafe / restaurants that offer a wide variety of cuisine including allot of Korean, Japanese and Chinese foods.

No stop to Cairns is complete without a visit to the nightly Cairns Esplanade Night Markets and more importantly the Friday / Saturday / Sunday local Rustys markets. An institution here in Cairns and a definite must visit for food and coffee lovers.

So leave the hustle and bustle of the big cities behind, tell the family your going to enjoy your own time on a tropical Christmas Holiday in Cairns, The Great Barrier Reef Australia.