Cairns, Australia Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$62.99
1 USD = 1.4400 AUD
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Cairns Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar13.19 - 35.42
starstarstarstarstar22.22 - 52.08
starstarstarstarstar24.31 - 106.25
starstarstarstarstar41.67 - 130.56
starstarstarstarstar156.25 - 234.03

Cairns Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed12.50 - 25.69

Cairns Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Cairns Wildlife DomeWalk into an all weather wildlife exhibit on top of the Reef hotel Casino. Once inside, you'll see cockatoos, koalas, turtles and more.
4 to 14
adult
9.03
17.36
Whale WatchingTake a ride in a small boat as you take a guided cruise looking for humpback whales during the months of July and August. Prices do vary depending on tour company.
all ages
68.75
Mountain Bike ToursTake a ride on the wild side as you tour the country while stopping for food and drinks along the way. This cost is for a full day.
adult
61.11

Cairns Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf you're looking to enjoy breakfast outside of the hotel, there are plenty of places to pick from.4.17 - 8.33
Budget lunchLunch is a great time for pizza with most eateries offering a slice or two.5.56 - 12.50
Budget dinnerDinner options are endless with both local and international cuisine available. Just keep in mind that if you pay for your meal before 7:30pm you have a good chance of getting the early bird discount at some restaurants. 8.33 - 17.36
BeerBoth domestic and imported beers can be found at most restaurants but be prepared to pay a higher price than you're used to.3.47 - 6.25

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Shuttle transport into Cairns10.42 - 11.81
Taxi from airport into Cairns17.36 - 24.31
3km taxi ride in Cairns9.03 - 12.50
Bus ride in Cairns2.60
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