2024 IASNR Conference
Tourism Information & Local Attractions
Cairns and the surrounding area have a lot to offer in terms of tourism and attractions. Create your own adventure! There are over 600 day tours departing from Cairns to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, along with several Indigenous cultural experiences and tropical food trails. Below are some recommended fun things to do.
Tourism Tropical North Queensland features a guide
to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef which includes travel information,
popular things to do, and guides to plan your trip. Click here to view their guide.
Wet Tropics Management Authority lists comprehensive information regarding the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, cultural landscape, and other resources to explore the area. Click here to visit their website.
Australian Government Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority includes information on the Great Barrier Reef, conservation projects, and responsible reef practices. Click here to visit their website.
Tourism Cairns specializes in things to do in Cairns. Their website includes information on things to do, Great Barrier reef tours, rainforest tours, adventure tours, and helicopter tours. Click here to visit their website.
Mandingalbay Authentic Indigenous Tours in only about a 10 minute drive from the conference venue. it has fast become a “Cairns Best Day Trip.” This tour provides a unique opportunity to meet Indigenous Rangers and Guides on their traditional Country. Click here to visit their website.