12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

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12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  18​h
1
Cairns
— 9 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Hong Kong

9
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Visit Four Mile Beach and Trinity Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Palm Cove Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove), Port Douglas (The Reef Marina, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation). Spend the 21st (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, and browse the different shops at Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns road trip planning site .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns. Traveling from London in September, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Daintree National Park, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 29:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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