5 days in Cairns Itinerary

5 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns

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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've now added Reef Experience to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Safaris. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Four Mile Beach (in Port Douglas), Rex Lookout (in Wangetti) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). There's more to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk and brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Rex Lookout, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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