Mercure Cairns Harbourside
Travel Blogs from Cairns
Hong Kong to Brisbane 8 hours
3 hour stop over
Brisbane to Cairns - 2 hours 20 mins
When we finally landed in Brisbane, we'd been awake for 24 hours so you can imagine the expression across our shiny faces when the Captain tells us it's 43 degrees outside! Luckily we kept ourselves amused and cafeinated enough in the air …
Splurge might- staying in the only resort that is in one of the 7 wonders of the world! Walked thru rain forests yesterday and even tried to snorkel. Enjoying spending time with Kate while seeing incredible scenery. Unfortunately it's pouring so the glass bottom boat ride may not happen. Actually went out and saw coral, fish and a turtle!
Today is another early start, around 5:30AM. We shower up and get ready for breakfast in our hotel. Our tour guide Roland is right on time at 7:15. We meet some of the other people on our tour, a man travelling solo from Perth Australia, a Urologist and his family from Iowa (Christine and him were best friends), a family from Ottawa, Canada and …
Today we have a late start considering that we've been getting up really early every day. We wake up 6:30AM, shower up and head to down to breakfast at our hotel. We have a short ride to the Reef Fleet Terminal where we will be hooking up with the Catamaran that will take us out to the Great Barrier Reef today. After checking in and receiving some …
Today we left Melbourne and headed to tropical north of Australia. Cairns is a small town situated on the northeast coast and acts as a launch point to the Great Barrier Reef. We left our hotel in Melbourne around 3:45am to catch our flight to Cairns which is a little over 3 hours. After a very easy check in we were ready to catch our flight. The …
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking