8 days in Cairns Itinerary

8 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Green Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cairns Aquarium, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cairns online itinerary builder .

Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Mossman Gorge
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