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.
Get in touch with nature at Opal Reef and Michaelmas Cay. Explore hidden gems such as Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle and Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove), Rex Lookout (in Wangetti) and Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach, Safaris, & more). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Curtain Fig National Park. Spend the 6th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Birdworld Kuranda and take in the dramatic natural features at Babinda Boulders.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner .

In October, daytime highs in Cairns are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Curtain Fig National Park, Birdworld Kuranda, Rex Lookout, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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