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.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas, & more) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Four Mile Beach). Spend the 28th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cairns road trip planner .

In April, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Palm Cove, Port Douglas
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