10 days in Cairns Itinerary

10 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Photography Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba), Port Douglas (Opal Reef, Sunday Market Port Douglas, & more) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Curtain Fig National Park. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Historic Village Herberton, look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, meet the residents at Cairns Tropical Zoo, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Port Douglas, Yungaburra, Herberton, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness
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