Cairns is touted as the "gateway to the " and other destinations such as and the Daintree rainforest in , , although the city has little to offer to travellers besides tour agencies, a handful of restaurants, cafes, and backpacker bars, and a long walk along the esplanade looking out at the swampy shoreline.
Photo: Frances76, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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, known as the Cairns Base Hospital between 1932 and 2013, is the largest major hospital in , Australia. Photo: Mondberg, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 3½ km northwest of Cairns. Photo: Dinkum, CC0.

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is a Royal Australian Navy base located adjacent to the Trinity Inlet on the shore of Trinity Bay in Cairns, , Australia. is situated 2 km south of Cairns. Photo: Fosnez, Public domain.

Flecker Botanical Gardens is a heritage-listed botanic garden at Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Cairns, Cairns Region, , Australia. is situated 3½ km northwest of Cairns. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.


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