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.
Let the collections at Historic Village Herberton and Michael Seebeck Gallery capture your imagination. St Monica's Cathedral and McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, & more), Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach, & more). Spend the 4th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Daintree Discovery Centre, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, and kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

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