6 days in Cairns Itinerary

6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, & more) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 13th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns road trip tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

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