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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Birdworld Kuranda. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Four Mile Beach and Trinity Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures), St Mary’s by The Sea chapel (in Port Douglas) and Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton). Spend the 13th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay, identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, sample the tasty concoctions at Blue Sky Brewery, and stroll through Yorkeys Knob Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns tour itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from China, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Photography Tours
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