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Travelling with Kids: The Perfect Base for your next family holiday!

Posted in Accommodation @ Dec 1st 2011 2:11pm - By Cairns City Apartments
Three Kids Snorkeling

Travelling to Cairns with kids


Cairns Far North Queensland is a great place for a family holiday with almost all local tours, activities and attractions able to accommodate children. Cairns City Apartments is the perfect place to base yourself and your family for a relaxing holiday that caters to each member of the family. With all Apartments boasting 2 or 3 Bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, full size kitchen, full laundry and also a large living area and balcony or courtyard there is room for even the largest families. 

But what to do once you arrive in Cairns with the kids? Dont fret Cairns City Apartments have a free Tour Booking Service and can recommend and book all of your Tours and also give you the best advice on family friendly activities. Their local knowledge and recommendations really make the difference as they can recommend the best value, quality and also have the inside info on the specials! Tours can also be pre arranged prior to arrival and their friendly staff are happy to liase with you before you arrive and pre-book your tours and activities. 

There are a number of activities just for kids in the Cairns city area withing walking distance to Cairns City Apartments. Cairns Central Shopping Centre across the road is home to a large cinema complex, and Cairns Central Games Station for older kids.

There is another gaming centre in Pier Shopping and the Cairns Wildlife Dome at the Reef Hotel Casino is a great opportunity to see the local flora and fauna – right in the centre of the city. These are both a 3 minute walk away from Cairns City Apartments. 

The Esplanade is home to the famous swimming lagoon, climbing frames, a skate bowl, beach volleyball courts and Muddy’s Water Playground as well as wide open spaces for a football game or two and these can be accesssed with a short scenic walk along the waterfront. 

And of course the Great Barrier Reef is a great option for the kids with day tours to the Great Barrier Reef departing daily. Cairns City Apartments reccommend Reef Magic www.reefmagic.com.au  as a great outer barrier reef day trip as it is perfect for kids with a kids swimming enclosure, semi sub, glass bottom boat, fish feeding and the oppourtunity to get up and close to Wally the famous Wrass! 

With a great local beach with numerous shady palm trees, a fenced playground and the jetty for fishing off, Palm Cove is a favourite spot for a family day out.. On the way to Palm Cove, drop into the Cairns Tropical Zoo at Clifton Beach with its fun cane toad races for the kids and up-close-and-personal activities like hugging a koala. 

Whatever you are looking for, planning your next family holiday in Cairns Far North Queensland is easy with the friendly local staff at Cairns City Apartments. For more information please call 07 40412 226. 

 

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