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 out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more). Spend the 9th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take a memorable tour with Tours, get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track, and take in the exciting artwork at Underart Gallery.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary planning tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Mossman Gorge
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