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, With Sugar, & more), Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, & more) and Rex Lookout (in Wangetti). Spend the 21st (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, and let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

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