8 days in Cairns Itinerary

8 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Cairns are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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