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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Mareeba Tropical Savannah and Wetland Reserve (in Mareeba). Spend the 24th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December in Cairns, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Mareeba Tropical Savannah and Wetland Reserve, Mossman Gorge Centre
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