7 days in Cairns Itinerary

7 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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 Opal Reef and Michaelmas Cay. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: St Mary’s by The Sea chapel (in Port Douglas), Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay) and Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness (in Cape Tribulation). Spend the 15th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Historic Village Herberton, learn more about the world around you at The Crystal Caves, take in the dramatic natural features at Babinda Boulders, and take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cairns holiday planning tool .

In April in Cairns, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

Port Douglas, Historic Village Herberton, Babinda Boulders, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Birdworld Kuranda
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Opal Reef
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Michaelmas Cay

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