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 Etty Bay and Curtain Fig National Park will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Humpy Nut World (in Atherton), Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay) and Kuranda (Birdworld Kuranda & Peter Jarver Gallery). Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Lake Eacham Crater Lakes National Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Millaa Millaa Falls, experience rural life at Gallo DairyLand, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cairns itinerary planning website .

In August, daytime highs in Cairns are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Port Douglas, Edge Hill, Mareeba, Kuranda, Humpy Nut World
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
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Opal Reef
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