7 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

7 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

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7 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 6th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 9th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

San Francisco, USA to Cairns is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 18 hours traveling from San Francisco to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 79°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

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