5 days in Cairns Itinerary

5 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 Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary maker site .

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

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Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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