15 days in Cairns Itinerary

15 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.
Visiting Opal Reef and Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Wonga Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Kayaking & Canoeing & Spas & Wellness), Malanda Falls (in Malanda) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Curtain Fig National Park. Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Lake Eacham Crater Lakes National Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, kick back and relax at Etty Bay, admire the sheer force of Millaa Millaa Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Babinda Boulders.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip builder app .

In December in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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Port Douglas, Kuranda, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
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Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
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Curtain Fig National Park

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