18 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

18 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

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18 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h
1
Cairns
— 17 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

17
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Josephine Falls and Skydiving. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Spas). Spend the 3rd (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 7th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Yorkeys Knob Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Arrow Walk, admire the sheer force of Crystal Cascades, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cairns day trip planning site .

Sydney to Cairns is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Cairns reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Smithfield, Edge Hill, Yorkeys Knob Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Yorkeys Knob Beach ©
Yorkeys Knob Beach
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Palm Cove Beach

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