2 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

2 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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Cairns
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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 5th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the galleries of Underart Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, then get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, then learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip maker app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Village Gallery, Tanks Arts Centre
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