60 days in Cairns Itinerary

60 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Opal Reef and Atherton Tablelands. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Yungaburra (Curtain Fig National Park, Platypus Viewing Platform, & more), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, & more) and Port Douglas (Port Douglas Microlights, Four Mile Beach, & more). Spend the 22nd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Danbulla National Park. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Granite Gorge Nature Park, and relax in the rural setting at Gallo DairyLand.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cairns tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Kuranda, Mareeba, Yungaburra, Mossman
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