English Courses in Cairns

English Courses in Cairns

Take English courses in Cairns, a destination where students can experience tropical weather all year round. Few places can rival the stunning scenery of both rainforests and sparkling coral reefs. Cairns is a modern, sophisticated city with beautiful parks and lagoon areas where students can relax and swim.

Kaplan's English School in Cairns, Australia

Our English school in Cairns gives students the opportunity to learn English and enjoy the Australian climate, with its mix of outdoor activities, shopping and sightseeing. Cairns has a number of beaches, plus the convenience and busy lifestyle of a major city.

Cairns caters to all tastes, with international restaurants, markets for souvenirs and more than 100 adventure tours including diving, sky diving and rafting! Its beaches and surf culture are legendary, so if you’re into big reef breaks and dawn runs, Cairns is about the best it can get.

Take a look at some of our other schools in Australia.

We also offer English courses for young learners in Cairns.

Things to See and Do

  • Ride on the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Splash in the lagoon on the Cairns Esplanade
  • See the ocean in a new way on a glass-bottomed boat tour
  • Learn about tropical rainforests at the Daintree Discovery Centre
  • See the amazing Barron Waterfalls in the forest
  • Get up-close views of the wildlife on a rainforest boat tour
  • Scuba dive and see the Great Barrier Reef
  • Take a day trip to Cape Tribulation
  • Go on a crocodile river cruise

School Facilities

  • Classrooms featuring multimedia equipment for lessons
  • Study center containing computers with language software
  • An outdoor area with a café and bar and an indoor room with microwaves and coffee and other drinks
  • A social calendar full of exciting activities
  • View our pre-departure guide


Student Residences

Staying at a residence is a great way to meet other international students and explore the city while studying in Cairns. It offers students the opportunity to enjoy a sociable atmosphere with the independence of student living spaces.
  • Room type: Single, Double or Twin
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Meals provided: Self-catered
  • More information:
    Cairns Sharehouse


Join our homestay program and live with an Australian family during your studies in Cairns. You will be sharing meals with your hosts and have the opportunity to practice your English outside of school and learn about Cairns, and Australia, first-hand.

School Location

  • Kaplan International Cairns
    130 McLeod Street
    Cairns, Queensland 4870


Kaplan International College Cairns; CRICOS Provider Code: 00080F;

Kaplan International (Cairns) Pty Limited; ABN: 83 010 846 821

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Public Holidays

Please note this school will be closed on the following dates:
01 Jan 2015 - New Year
26 Jan 2015 - Australia Day
03 Apr 2015 - Good Friday
06 Apr 2015 - Easter Monday
25 Apr 2015 - ANZAC Day
08 June 2015 - Queen's Birthday
17 July 2015 - Cairns Show Day
05 Oct 2015 - Labour Day
25 Dec 2015 - Christmas Day
28 Dec 2015 - Boxing Day
Australia Christmas and New Year closures: Closed from 21st December 2015, open again on 29th December 2015.

Student Testimonial

"Since being at Kaplan I feel more confident in my speaking ability, and in mixing with students and new friends from other countries."
serena choi
Cairns School Testimonial
Student Recommendation Rate
96% would recommend
our Cairns school
to their friends.
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