9 days in Cairns Itinerary

9 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 19th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, make a trip to Green Island, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns journey planning site .

In April, daytime highs in Cairns are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Mossman Gorge, Trinity Beach
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