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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Crystal Caves and Spy & Camera Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Atherton Tablelands and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Change things up with a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove (about 32 minutes away). Spend the 14th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns road trip website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Spy & Camera Museum, The Crystal Caves
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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