7 days in Cairns Itinerary

7 days in Cairns Itinerary

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7 days in Cairns Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  5​h 45​min
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Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Daintree Discovery Centre and Four Mile Beach. Head to Sunday Market Port Douglas and Underart Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 20th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 25th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns, make a trip to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd, and look for gifts at Cairns Art Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Cairns tour itinerary planning tool .

June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Daintree Discovery Centre, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Safaris

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