18 days in Cairns Itinerary

18 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns
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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.
Visiting Safaris and Esplanade Boardwalk will get you outdoors. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Port Douglas (Port Douglas Microlights, The Reef Marina, & more), Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Kayaking & Canoeing, & more) and Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation). Spend the 22nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, take a memorable tour with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and engage your brain at Daintree Discovery Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planning app .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Daintree National Park, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Mossman Gorge
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