7 days in Cairns Itinerary

7 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wonga Beach and Spas & Wellness. Escape the urban bustle at Opal Reef and Cow Bay Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba), St Mary’s by The Sea chapel (in Port Douglas) and Babinda Boulders (in Babinda). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle, kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yorkeys Knob Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary planning site .

If you are flying in from Estonia, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Port Douglas, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Jaques Coffee Plantation, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Spas & Wellness
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Opal Reef
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Michaelmas Cay

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