9 days in Cairns Itinerary

9 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns
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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.
Get outdoors at Opal Reef and Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle. Explore hidden gems such as Curtain Fig National Park and Atherton Tablelands. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Mareeba (Jaques Coffee Plantation & Granite Gorge Nature Park), Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton) and Artistree Gallery (in Yungaburra). On the 29th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Michaelmas Cay, take in the dramatic natural features at Babinda Boulders, admire the sheer force of Crystal Cascades, and don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner.

July in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Mareeba, Port Douglas, Yungaburra, Palm Cove, Etty Bay
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
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Opal Reef
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Michaelmas Cay

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