31 days in Cairns Itinerary

31 days in Cairns Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cairns trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

View / edit route

1
Cairns
— 30 nights

30
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Port Douglas (Eye to Eye Marine Encounters, Safaris, & more), Rex Lookout (in Wangetti) and Paronella Park (in Mena Creek). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Green Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairns travel app .

In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Kuranda, Smithfield, Mossman
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

Similar Plans

60 days in Cairns BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Australia BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Cairns BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in North Stradbroke Island & Great Barrier Reef BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Great Barrier Reef BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Cairns & Fraser Island BY A USER FROM CANADA August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Sydney, Cairns & Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Great Barrier Reef BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Brisbane & Great Barrier Reef BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Cairns BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 37 days in Cairns BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans