Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Cairns and Port Douglas identified as best place to 2012 view solar eclipse

On 14 November 2012 a total solar eclipse will be visible in Northern Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Cairns and Port Douglas in Far North Queensland has been identified as one of the best places to see this spectacular astronomical phenomenon take place.

This amazing total solar eclipse will last from 5.45am to 7.40am on Wednesday 14 November 2012.

The total solar eclipse will be seen along a strip of land about 200km wide which crosses the top of eastern Australia and the Coral Sea.
For a detailed map, please click here.

In addition to seeing the eclipse, Cairns and Port Douglas also offers a plethora of activities on reef and in the rainforest for visitors to the tropical city.

Going to see the eclipse will give you the perfect trifecta holiday!

Enquiry rates for accommodation have been high, so now is the perfect time to book accommodation in Cairns  and Port Douglas.

Activity suggestions:

Barron Gorge, Kuranda and Beaches 20-Minute Helicopter Tour
Cooktown 4WD Adventure Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas
Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas
Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
Kuranda Scenic Railway Day Trip from Cairns


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