Best time to travel Queensland – Weather in Cairns
Sunny Queensland is Australia’s most popular campervan hire holiday region. The usual daily temperatures in Cairns is about 23-31°C in summer and still 18°C in the deepest winter. It never gets really cold in the Sunshine State, which is why it is great choice for campervan hire vacation in Australia. The big question is, “when is the best time to travel Queensland, Cairns?”
Best time to travel Queensland – Dry season
In April the wet season ends and the dry months begin with average temperatures of 22-29°C. This is a wonderful time to hire a Travelwheels campervan and head towards Cairns. From our customer reviews and feedback many travellers love visiting Cairns between April and June.
Best time of year to get low prices in Cairns on tours and trips!
As a result of arriving or departing from Cairns after April, but before June you get the cheapest prices! Therefore after this time, the annual tourist bustle of the high season is non-existent! You can therefore especially bag some really cheap specials for tours and activities! There are plenty of bargains for travelers in Cairns and the surrounding area during the off-season! The team from Travelwheels Campervan Hire in Cairns really recommends travelling in this season. Our staff and feedback from customers often say this is the best time to travel Queensland! Don’t just take our word for it and read some of our facebook reviews for travelwheels from our customers.
High season best time, but most expensive (May to August)
The main or high season is technically the best time to travel Queensland. First of all the high season begins at the end of May and lasts until August. For example when it is cold and wet in Sydney and Melbourne, Queensland is nice and warm! Here in Cairns with clear blue skies and pleasant temperatures providing the best conditions, Australians come flocking for the weather! This is a wonderful time to explore the different areas in the regions. The diving at the Great Barrier Reef and other sporting activities this time of year is sensational! If you are lucky, you can see many humpback whales from July to September on their migration to the north! From July for example you can see many humpback whales until September on their migration to the north! After this time things start to slow down and the prices start to drop off again!
When is the cheapest time to hire a campervan in Cairns in good weather?
The high season (June to August) has the best weather! However, therefore this also means it is one of the most popular time for campervan hire holidays in Cairns! In this case as there is a lot of demand, the prices are high! Therefore if you a budget and looking for cheap campervan hire in Cairns especially avoid the high season!
Here is our guide to the cheapest time to hire a campervan in Australia. It gives you tips and hints to help you reduce the price you will pay for campervan hire from Cairns! In the meantime why not enter your dates below to see when is the cheapest time to hire a campervan in Cairns?
Best time to travel Queensland – Wet season in Cairns
From October to December the temperatures and the humidity increase constantly! Therefore every day from October onwards the climate turns into louder thunderstorms and strong monsoon rains! However there are some advantages of the wet season such as teeming waterfalls and rivers!
Realistically between December and April it is not a great place to visit or do a Cairns campervan hire holiday. For example, extremely hot and humid monsoon season can be very unpleasant despite warm temperatures above 30°C! The cyclone season usually lasts in Cairns from November to May!
Travelwheels Campervan Hire Cairns branch recommends avoiding the wet season. Therefore we recommend travelling along the east coast of Australia heading towards Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne for example. This way you can avoid possible flooding, cyclones, and horrible hot monsoon rains! This is not a good time to hire a campervan from Cairns!
Here is a useful link about when is the best weather in Australia and consequently anybody heading to Queensland in a campervan will find this useful. During this time of the year, we recommend some of our popular campervan road trips in Australia.
- Melbourne to Sydney Campervan Hire road trip
- Great Ocean Road campervan road trip
- Wilsons Promontory and Phillip Island campervan hire road trips
- Cairns to Sydney campervan hire road trip – driving away from the rain and heading for the sunshine!
- Brisbane to Sydney campervan hire road trip.
Best time to travel Queensland – Recommendations for Cairns
Travelwheels Campervans Cairns branch recommends to travel to or starting from Cairns in May, June, July and August. This is the best time of year and fabulous weather is virtually guaranteed. This was you will get the most out of your campervan hire holiday to Queensland. By the way this is great time to explore Northern Queensland and read our ten day guide to Northern Queensland here. Read our guide to Port Douglas as well as it has plenty of customer reviews and feedback from fellow customers.
Tip for April/May: Make sure you take your wet suit with you when swimming during those month. Wet season also means jellyfish season! Box jellyfish are usually located near the coast! They love and feel most comfortable in warm waters! The tropical summer in Queensland is therefore perfect place for these creatures. The tentacles of certain species of jellyfish are often highly poisonous! Please be aware of possible warning signs and in this case swim on beaches that are secured with a jellyfish net!
Best time to travel Queensland – Cairns
If you are aware of the above facts, then planning a campervan hire holiday in Queensland will be easy for you. Queensland is a great place to hire a campervan and explore the incredible diversity of this region. If you have any questions regarding the planning of your campervan hire holiday through Queensland, please contact us at 0412766616. You are welcome to send us an e-mail to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!
Useful links for campervan hire holiday in Northern Queensland
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