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 discover tucked-away gems like Historic Village Herberton and Photography Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness (in Cape Tribulation), The Crystal Caves (in Atherton) and Port Douglas (Opal Reef, Sunday Market Port Douglas, & more). Spend the 12th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Curtain Fig National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Michaelmas Cay, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, experience rural life at Gallo DairyLand, and make a trip to Green Island.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. May in Cairns sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Photography Tours, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Curtain Fig National Park, The Crystal Caves
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
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Atherton Tablelands

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