12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

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12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  21​h 45​min
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Cairns
— 9 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Calgary

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 26th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and have fun at Muddy's Playground.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns day trip app .

Calgary, Canada to Cairns is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 17 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in July, Cairns is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Esplanade Boardwalk

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