11 days in Cairns Itinerary

11 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures), Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park). Spend the 16th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planner .

In January, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Mossman Gorge Centre
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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