11 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

11 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

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11 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 10 nights
End: Cairns

10
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more), Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 3rd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip builder site .

Brisbane to Cairns is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in August; daily highs in Cairns reach 80°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Mossman Gorge, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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