9 days in Cairns Itinerary

9 days in Cairns Itinerary

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Monica's Cathedral and Historic Village Herberton. You'll get in some beach time at Yorkeys Knob Beach and Etty Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Millaa Millaa Falls (in Millaa Millaa), Mamu Tropical Skywalk (in Innisfail) and Yungaburra (Cathedral Fig Tree, The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour, & more). Spend the 30th (Sun) on the rails with a train tour. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Lake Eacham Crater Lakes National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls, explore the striking landscape at Babinda Boulders, identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, and brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Yungaburra, Innisfail, Mareeba, Lake Eacham Crater Lakes National Park, Wrights Lookout
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Josephine Falls ©
Josephine Falls
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Historic Village Herberton
Curtain Fig National Park ©
Curtain Fig National Park

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