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.
Explore hidden gems such as Michaelmas Cay and Kayaking & Canoeing. Take a break from the city and head to Atherton Tablelands and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Millaa Millaa Falls (in Millaa Millaa) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 21st (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cairns tour itinerary builder tool .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. December in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Safaris, Millaa Millaa Falls
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Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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