8 days in Cairns Itinerary

8 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 (Safaris, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, and have some family-friendly fun at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge
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