6 days in Cairns Itinerary

6 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 Cairns' surroundings by going to Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 14th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and make a trip to Green Island.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns online day trip planner .

December in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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