12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

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12 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  5​h
1
Smithfield
— 11 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  5​h
End: Melbourne


11
nights
Smithfield

Step off the beaten path and head to Spas & Wellness and Atherton Tablelands. Venture out of the city with trips to Cairns (Gallo DairyLand & Scuba & Snorkeling). On the 28th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Spend the 30th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Smithfield trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Smithfield is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Smithfield: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Smithfield

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cairns, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Crystal Cascades
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Palm Cove Beach
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Trinity Beach

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