15 days in Cairns Itinerary

15 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns
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Cairns

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Village Herberton and Atherton Tablelands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Spy & Camera Museum (in Herberton), Kuranda (Australian Butterfly Sanctuary & Birdworld Kuranda) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Spas & Wellness). Spend the 24th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 25th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay, relax in the rural setting at Gallo DairyLand, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cairns attractions planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. July in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Kuranda, Palm Cove, Herberton, Mareeba
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

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