7 days in Cardwell, Mission Beach & Cairns Itinerary

7 days in Cardwell, Mission Beach & Cairns Itinerary

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7 days in Cardwell, Mission Beach & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  32​h
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Cardwell
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mission Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Montreal

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Cardwell

Cardwell ©
Cardwell is a tropical coastal town and locality in the Cassowary Coast Region in Far North Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kirrama National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Murray Falls.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cardwell trip itinerary planning app .

Montreal, Canada to Cardwell is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 15 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Cardwell

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Kirrama National Park ©
Kirrama National Park

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Mission Beach

Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take the plunge with a skydiving experience, then take in the exciting artwork at Helen Wiltshire Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mission Beach driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Cardwell to Mission Beach in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Mission Beach

#Adventure, #Tours, #Parks
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Skydiving
Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
Helen Wiltshire Gallery ©
Helen Wiltshire Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay, and then head outdoors with Esplanade Lagoon Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Birdworld Kuranda, then experience rural life at Jaques Coffee Plantation, and then identify plant and animal life at Granite Gorge Nature Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cairns, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Mission Beach to Cairns in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Mareeba, Birdworld Kuranda, Crystal Cascades
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Shark Diving
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda

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