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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns online trip maker .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge Centre
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