7 days in Cairns Itinerary

7 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba), Birdworld Kuranda (in Kuranda) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Spend the 28th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, stop by Coffee Works Port Douglas, look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, and stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner .

In December, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Crystal Cascades, Photography Tours, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Birdworld Kuranda
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Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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