28 days in Cairns Itinerary

28 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.
Attractions like Four Mile Beach and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Kuranda (Wrights Lookout & Australian Butterfly Sanctuary), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, &more) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Port Douglas Golf Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, let little ones run wild at Figtree Playground, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns online trip builder .

In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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Port Douglas, Mossman, Palm Cove, Wangetti, Cairns Region
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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