8 days in Cairns Itinerary

8 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.

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Port Douglas, Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Photography Tours, Birdworld Kuranda
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Historic Village Herberton
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