19 days in Cairns Itinerary

19 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Kayaking & Canoeing, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, & more), Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park). Spend the 12th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip builder website .

If you are flying in from Sweden, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Mossman Gorge
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