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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more). Spend the 13th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cairns itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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