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.
Bring the kids along to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and Four Mile Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 22nd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 25th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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