5 days in Cairns Itinerary

5 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Village Herberton and Opal Reef. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay), St Mary’s by The Sea chapel (in Port Douglas) and Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness (in Cape Tribulation). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, take in the dramatic natural features at Babinda Boulders, admire all the interesting features of Jaques Coffee Plantation, and have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip tool .

In April, daytime highs in Cairns are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

Port Douglas, Historic Village Herberton, Birdworld Kuranda, Jaques Coffee Plantation, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
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Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
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Michaelmas Cay

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