8 days in Cairns Itinerary

8 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more) and Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, & more). Spend the 17th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip app .

In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre
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