10 days in Cairns Itinerary

10 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Four Mile Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Horses in Port), Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park) and Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay). Spend the 23rd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stroll through Thornton Beach, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cairns tour itinerary planning site .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Daintree Discovery Centre, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
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