3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove (about 44 minutes away). Spend the 16th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip builder site .

Sydney to Cairns is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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