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.
Visiting Safaris and Palm Cove Beach will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tanks Arts Centre and Funstuff by Lynda. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton), Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach, Sunday Market Port Douglas, & more) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 1st (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Smithfield Shopping Centre, get interesting insight from Shaolin Junk Cruises, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and browse the exhibits of Bones and Jones.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip maker .

In November, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Historic Village Herberton, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
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