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.
We've included these beaches for you: Four Mile Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Bring the kids along to Safaris and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove), Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). Spend the 17th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Muddy's Playground, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns vacation tool .

If you are flying in from Japan, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Daintree National Park, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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