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.
Relax by the water at Four Mile Beach and Trinity Beach. Daintree Discovery Centre and Bones and Jones are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). Spend the 1st (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, cool off at Sugarworld Waterpark, and get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Daintree National Park, Sugarworld Waterpark, Mossman Gorge
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