9 days in Cairns Itinerary

9 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Daintree Discovery Centre and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery. Let the collections at Historic Village Herberton and Underart Gallery capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach, &more), Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 16th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, stop by OK Gift Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns online road trip planner.

Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Historic Village Herberton, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Tanks Arts Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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