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: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach & Safaris) and Rex Lookout (in Wangetti). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns route planner .

In August, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Rex Lookout
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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