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.
You'll get in some beach time at Four Mile Beach and Thornton Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman), Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Palm Cove Beach, & more) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris). Spend the 8th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns route app .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Thornton Beach, Trinity Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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