12 days in Cairns Itinerary

12 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, & more), Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more) and Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park). Spend the 13th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and don't miss a visit to Green Island.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cairns route planning website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. December in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Mossman Gorge Centre
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Esplanade Boardwalk

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