23 days in Cairns Itinerary

23 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman), Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Palm Cove Beach, & more) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Port Douglas Tennis Club, & more). Spend the 8th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns travel website .

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In January, daytime highs in Cairns are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Cow Bay, Trinity Beach
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