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*All fares are subject to availability and may vary until booking is confirmed. Prices are based on a one way economy Light Fare. Light Fares are per person in AUD and include GST. Payments made with credit or debit cards are subject to a card payment fee of between 0.86% and 1.33% per booking. Payments made with Interest Free will attract a booking and service fee which is detailed at point of purchase. Payments made with POLi do not attract a payment fee. Add $30 when booking travel by phone. Add $30 when booking travel at the airport. Fares are non-refundable. Bookings may be changed by paying the fee and any applicable fare difference in accordance with our conditions of carriage, as published on our website on the day you request your change. For Light Fares, additional charges apply for optional extras such as checked-in baggage travel insurance and reserved seat selection. Flights to/from Townsville is subject to final regulatory approval. For current fees, click here.
Melbourne Airport is 23 km northwest of the Melbourne CBD, a 20 minute drive by car or taxi. You can park your car in long term parking for $17 a day or take the Skybus from the city centre for $30 return.
Located just 7km from the city centre, Cairns International Airport is the perfect launch pad to experience northern Queensland destinations such as the Whitsunday’s, the Great Barrier Reef and Port Douglas. The airport offers both short and long term domestic parking as well as car hire and a bus shuttle service with Sun Palm Transport. Book ahead to ensure a seat on the bus.
With over 300 days of sunshine each year, Cairns is playground for sun-seekers and those chasing the tropical lifestyle. Head down to the Esplanade and Lagoon and join the sunbathers soaking in the sun by this body of water. From public art, live music and festivals, the Esplanade is the place to be. Cairns is the perfect gateway to Palm Cove and Port Douglas where the sugar cane grows and the sun glistens on the signature tropical waters.
If you want some retail therapy head to the Cairns Central Shopping Centre. For unique fashion boutiques, wander along Lake, Shields, or Grafton streets. Take a break at one of the pubs on Grafton and enjoy some cheap food and an ice cold beer.
Eateries in Cairns have access to an abundance of seafood from the Coral Sea and fresh produce and meats from the Atherton Tablelands. Asian and Mediterranean influences highlight the local produce at many of the fine restaurants along the Esplanade and on Shields and Wharf streets.
Discover a city that constantly surprises and amazes. From its hidden laneway bars and cafes, to its buildings of cultural significance to its iconic trams along the Yarra, Melbourne is a beautiful city.
Head to Southbank and discover Melbourne’s cultural heart. Visit the National Gallery of Victoria, Malthouse and the The Arts Centre as well as Melbourne’s 100+ art galleries.
Sports fans will discover Melbourne’s obsession with AFL and cricket at the MCG, while those that love a punt can roll the dice at the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex.
Whatever your reason for visiting, make sure you check out tigerair’s all year round low airfares. Spend less on getting to Cairns and Melbourne and more on enjoying what each has to offer!