9 days in Cairns Itinerary

9 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Palm Cove Beach and Four Mile Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Wonga Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more), Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). Spend the 3rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, get lost in a book at Cairns Library, head outdoors with Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and kick back and relax at Yorkeys Knob Beach.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner .

In April in Cairns, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Yorkeys Knob Beach
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