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 outdoors at Daintree Discovery Centre and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Four Mile Beach and Trinity Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe (in Tolga), Palm Cove (Village Gallery, Palm Cove Beach, & more) and Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton). Spend the 12th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns travel route planning website .

In August, daytime highs in Cairns are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Tanks Arts Centre, Peter Jarver Gallery
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