8 days in Cairns & Mena Creek Itinerary

8 days in Cairns & Mena Creek Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Queensland itinerary planner

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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Mena Creek
— 3 nights
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Cairns

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Cairns is known for wildlife, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cairns. In July, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Mena Creek.

Things to do in Cairns

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
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Mena Creek

— 3 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Paronella Park. On the 11th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Golden Gumboot, then look for gifts at The Pocket, and then identify plant and animal life at Kurrimine Beach National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tully Falls National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mena Creek trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Mena Creek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Mena Creek, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Mena Creek

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

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