1 day in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

1 day in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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1 day in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Fly:  5​h 15​min
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Cairns
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Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Gold Coast

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Cairns

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.
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Gold Coast to Cairns is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Gold Coast - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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