16 days in Cairns Itinerary

16 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: Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park), Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, & more). Spend the 3rd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, don't miss a visit to Green Island, let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary app .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cape Tribulation, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Trinity Beach
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