5 days in Cairns Itinerary

5 days in Cairns Itinerary

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Cairns
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Cairns

The gateway to Queensland's tropical north, Cairns is a laid-back city best enjoyed outdoors.
Get in touch with nature at Atherton Tablelands and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll get in some beach time at Four Mile Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Sunday Market Port Douglas (in Port Douglas), Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Kuranda Candy Kitchen (in Kuranda). There's more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Kuranda Candy Kitchen, Zipline
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach

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