4 days in Cairns Itinerary

4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, stroll around Anzac Park, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner.

In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Esplanade Boardwalk

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