29 days in Cairns Itinerary

29 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 Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas & Wellness, & more) and Mulgrave Settlers Museum (in Gordonvale). Spend the 1st (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 29th (Wed) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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