8 days in Cairns Itinerary

8 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.
For shopping fun, head to Coffee Works or Rusty's Market. Kids will appreciate attractions like Palm Cove Beach and Safaris. Venture out of the city with trips to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach, Funstuff by Lynda, & more). Spend the 28th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, look for gifts at Cairns Central Shopping Centre, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary maker .

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, Trinity Beach, Tanks Arts Centre
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