17 days in Cairns Itinerary

17 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.
Visit Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral for their historical value. Get outdoors at Safaris and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, & more), Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation) and Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more). Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Yorkeys Knob Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, and choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Sugarworld Waterpark, Barron Gorge National Park
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