Tropical adventure next to the Great Barrier Reef
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Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef – the largest and most beautiful marine park in the world. It’s the perfect place to learn to dive in clear waters full of exotic life, from whales and dolphins to extraordinary coral formations. Cairns is a busy tourist city with a youthful energy. There are lots of things to do and see; fishing, snorkelling, diving, ballooning, white river rafting, rainforest safaris to name a few. Cairns is the biggest city in the tropical north of Australia. It has an international airport.

Here there are just two seasons – the dry and wet season. The best time to study and live in Cairns is between April and October. Just north of Cairns is the Daintree rainforest, one of the oldest rainforests on the planet, and one of The Language House’s favourite places in Australia. How old? About 120 million years old. You can hear the dinosaurs.