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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas & Wellness, & more). Spend the 24th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Palm Cove, Port Douglas
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