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.
Popular historic sites such as Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Daintree Discovery Centre and McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Port Douglas (Safaris & Four Mile Beach) and Rex Lookout (in Wangetti). Spend the 26th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 22nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, and take in the exciting artwork at Terra Nova Gallery.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns travel planner .

In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Daintree Discovery Centre, Trinity Beach, Terra Nova Gallery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
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