8 days in Cairns Itinerary

8 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. You'll get in some beach time at Four Mile Beach and Palm Cove Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Horses in Port). Spend the 20th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip planning tool .

In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Daintree National Park
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