3 days in Cairns Itinerary

3 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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove), Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach & Safaris) and Rex Lookout (in Wangetti). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip planning site .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

Port Douglas, Rex Lookout, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Esplanade Boardwalk

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