2 days in Cairns Itinerary

2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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