QLD Tourism welcomes Hilton Cairns in Cairns, You'll discover wonderful places to visit in Cairns.Located in the heart of the city, the Hilton Cairns hotel is the perfect base for exploring the diverse wonders of this truly unique region, famous as the meeting place Read More...of two natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Rainforest. ^ Less
Hilton Cairns has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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