22 days in Cairns Itinerary

22 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Michaelmas Cay. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay), Port Douglas (Opal Reef, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and Yungaburra (Lake Barrine, Curtain Fig National Park, & more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Village Herberton, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cairns Aquarium, relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and look for all kinds of wild species at Birdworld Kuranda.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cairns visit planner .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In May in Cairns, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Port Douglas, Yungaburra, Palm Cove, Innisfail, Edge Hill
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Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
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Historic Village Herberton
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay

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