Cairns holiday deals 2022

The Cairns holiday packages that can save you a mint.

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Queensland's slice of tropical paradise, the north end of the state is riddled with rainforests, beaches and colourful offshore reefs.

Cairns acts as the main gateway to the natural wonders of the area, and these deals sure show why.

Cheap holiday packages, flights, hotels and activities await.

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Flights to Perth from $99 each way

Verified Yesterday Expires 20 May 2022
Available on Jetstar flights from 19 July – 15 December 2022 departing from Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Cairns and Sydney.
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Up to 47% off Australia getaways

Expires 31 May 2022
Available on stays until July 2022. Destinations include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne, Cairns, Adelaide, Townsville, Tasmania, Sydney, Broome and more.
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Up to 25% off Australia getaways

Expires 30 Jun 2022
Available on stays until 30 June 2022. Destinations include Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Cairns, Perth, Newcastle and more. T&Cs apply.
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Get up to $20 in ride vouchers

Expires 31 Dec 2022
Get $5 off 4 rides in 7 days across Australia, including Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide, Cairns, Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne and more when you use the code. Valid for new users only. T&Cs apply.
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Get $40 off midweek tandem skydives

Expires 28 Oct 2022
Available on jumps until 28 October 2022 on select locations including Byron Bay, Newcastle, Cairns, Melbourne, Hunter Valley and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 48% off Australia experiences + an extra 10% off with code

Available on activities including skydives, whale watching cruises, day tours, getaways and more. Must purchase 2 or more vouchers. Destinations include Gold Coast, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 25% off getaways

Available on select dates when you book your hotel and flight together. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Cairns, Uluru, Brisbane, Canberra and more.
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Campervan hire from $5 per day

Available on select routes, dates and locations in Australia, including Darwin, Alice Springs, Cairns and Brisbane and New Zealand.
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Up to $100 onboard credit + 50% off deposits on cruises

Expires 31 May 2022
Available on select sailings until June 2024. Destinations include Sydney, Hobart, Moreton Island, Cairns and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 15% off local activities

Available on select dates on activities including day tours, skydiving, hot air ballooning, attraction passes and cruises. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Cairns, Canberra, Brisbane, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 15% off Australia adventures

Expires 31 May 2022
Available on select travel dates until 2022. Destinations include Melbourne, Perth, Rottnest Island, Cairns, Darwin, Sydney, Byron Bay, Uluru, Canberra, Jindabyne, Great Ocean Road and more.
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Up to 15% off Australia campervan hires

Expires 31 May 2022
Available on rentals from 16 May – 30 November 2022 when you book a minimum of 10 days. Destinations include Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.
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7th day free on car hires

Expires 30 Jun 2022
Available on rentals until 30 June 2022 across Australia, including Cairns, Melbourne, Hobart, Sydney, Perth, Darwin and more. Minimum of 7 days rental required. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 20% off Australia and New Zealand car hire

Expires 30 Sep 2022
Available until 30 September 2022 on 2+ days rentals when you book 21 days in advance. Destinations include Brisbane, Cairns, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Auckland and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to $20 off skydiving with code

Get $20 off per person when you book for 4 or more. Destinations include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle, Cairns, Brisbane and more.
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Up to 65% off holiday packages

Available on select dates until December 2022. Destinations include Adelaide, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Sydney, Cairns, Canberra, Hunter Valley and more.
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Up to 35% off domestic stays + free cancellations

Available until May 2022, including Easter. Destinations include Broome, Mackay, Launceston, Darwin, Perth, Cairns, Sydney, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.
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Extra $10 off Australia getaway packages

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of $300. Destinations include Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Blue Mountains, Cairns, Canberra and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 61% off Australia getaways

Available for travel on select dates to Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Adelaide, Brisbane, Launceston, Newcastle, Noosa Heads, Cairns, NSW and more.
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Up to 40% off things to do in Australia

Available on select dates and activities including hot air ballooning, skydiving, sightseeing cruises, whale watching cruises and dining. Destinations include Sydney, Cairns, Perth, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Brisbane and more.
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Australia skydives from $219 + free $20 merchandise voucher

Available on jumps from 7,500ft to 15,000ft. Destinations include Sydney, Hunter Valley, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to $40 off skydiving with code

Get $40 off per person when you book for 8 or more. Destinations include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle, Cairns, Brisbane and more.
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Up to 10% off Queensland skydives

Expires 16 Jun 2022
Available on jumps until June 2022 when you use the code. Destinations include Cairns and Mission Beach. T&Cs apply.
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Australia stays from $18/night

Available on select travel dates across Sydney, Adelaide, Cairns, Brisbane, Perth and more. Sample rate is for a stay at Melbourne. T&Cs apply.
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Activities for kids from $17 + an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include day tour cruises, hop-on hop-off bus tours, attraction passes and more. Destinations include Gold Coast, Cairns, Melbourne, Adelaide and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 49% off Event Cinemas movie tickets

Verified 5 days ago Expires 31 May 2022
Available until 30 June 2022 on destinations including Sydney, Cairns, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and more.
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Up to 43% off Event Cinema family pass tickets

Verified 5 days ago Expires 30 Jun 2022
Available until 30 June 2022. Destinations include Sydney, Coffs Harbour, Cairns, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and more.
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7-day Great Barrier Reef cruise from $786

Expires 24 May 2022
Available on 10 November 2022. Includes onboard meals and entertainment.
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Up to 44% off Rumba Beach Resort stays at Queensland

Expires 19 May 2022
Available for travel until 30 November 2022 in Sunshine Coast. Includes complimentary apartment upgrade, welcome bottle of wine and more.
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Up to 15% off Queensland Coast and islands tours

Expires 22 May 2022
Available for travel in 22 May 2022. Includes accommodation, transport and some meals and activities. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 15% off trekking in Queensland’ with Donkeys

Expires 18 May 2022
Available for travel in 18 May 2022 at Atherton Tablelands. Includes accommodation, transport and some meals and activities. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 54% off Swiss-Belsuites Coronet Peak stays in New Zealand

Expires 17 May 2022
Available for travel until 31 May 2023 in Queensland. Includes breakfast, complimentary bowling game and more.
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Get free single upgrade on rentals

Expires 30 Jun 2022
Available on rentals until 30 June 2022 when you use the code. Minimum of 2 consecutive rental days required. Destinations include Adelaide, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 20% off Australia weekend car hires

Expires 30 Jun 2022
Available on select rental dates until 30 June 2022. Maximum rental period of 4 consecutive days. Destinations include Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Cairns and more. T&Cs apply.
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Get 5% off Australia activities

Available on activities including skydives, jet ski rides, whale watching cruises, day tours, rally driving, scenic helicopter flights and more. Minimum spend of $300 required. Destinations include Cairns, Sydney, Adelaide and more. T&Cs apply.
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Australia skydive experiences from $219

Available on select dates in 2022 on destinations including Cairns, Whitsundays, Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Adelaide and more.
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Australia sightseeing cruises from $35

Available on select travel dates until 2022, including Easter and School Holidays. Activities include whale watching, dolphin watching, lunch cruises, sunset cruises in Sydney, Cairns, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne and more.
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Australia stays from $15/night

Available on select stay dates across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Cairns, Adelaide and more. Sample fare is for a stay at The Hive Hostel. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 25% off Australia tours

Available on select travel dates in 2022 and 2023 to Brisbane, Cairns, Adelaide, Uluru, Darwin, Hobart and more.
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Queensland car hires from $28/day

Available on select rentals dates when you book a minimum of 7 days. Sample price is for a rental in Hendra, Brisbane.

Best sites to find Cairns holiday deals

  • MyQueensland: Dedicated completely to Queensland holidays and packages, you know you'll only be working with specialists when organising your big Cairns trip.
  • Flight Centre: Cut down on research time and check out the already packaged up deals that Flight Centre has on offer to Cairns. Bonus nights and Wi-Fi are just some of the perks you can get by going through this travel agent.
  • Luxury Escapes: If quality is high up on your list then make a beeline for Luxury Escapes. It hunts out luxury hotels without the luxe price tag.

Best time to find Cairns holiday deals

The cheapest time to head to Cairns is over winter between June and August, but outside of the winter school holidays. For a dash more sunshine, visit just before April-May or just after September-October.

Flights can go as low as $300 return to Cairns from major cities on budget carriers, or as low as $400 return on full-service airlines.

Booking in advance is always recommended, but how far in advance should you book for the biggest savings? It depends on where you're flying from but generally you should keep an eye out 4-7 weeks before you want to fly, according to Skyscanner.

Fast facts about Cairns

Where is it? In Queensland's tropical north, Cairns sits on the coast of the Coral Sea and is one of the most popular points on the Australian mainland to reach the Great Barrier Reef.

How do I get there? Direct flights into Cairns Airport are available from most cities in Australia from the major Australia airlines, Jetstar, Qantas, and Virgin Australia. Read more...

What should I do? Explore the lush Daintree Rainforest, snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef, lounge around in the city's man-made lagoon. Read more...

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