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Cairns :29 June -3 July suggested day trips

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Cairns :29 June -3 July suggested day trips

We arrive in Cairns on 29 June at mid-day/ staying at hotel on The Esplanade and will spend that get getting familar with the town.

Then have 3 full days (Tues., Wed., Thursday) for day trips. Flight from Cairns on Friday at 19:00 - so have most of that day also.

Would appreciate suggestions: would like to visit Kuranda Rail/Skyrail, trip with snorkling to GBR, Daintree/Cape Tribulation,and maybe Paronella Park.

Any recommendations of other places to experience? Should we book from home or wait until we get there?

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1. Re: Cairns :29 June -3 July suggested day trips

Snorkelling on the reef, Daintree/Cape Trib (and add Mossman Gorge), and Paronella Park (add stops at Josephine Falls and Babinda Boulders) are three full days.

You can do Kuranda rail/skyrail in half a day. Ordinarily I would suggest the Atherton Tablelands but that is really a whole day activity too.

I've attached my Cairns surrounds GoList as that might give you some other ideas. tripadvisor.com/GoListDetail-i16655-Great_si…

You could consider visiting one of the wildlife parks in the area. I really like The Rainforest Habitat in Port Douglas http://www.rainforesthabitat.com.au/ but there are others that get good reviews. Tjapukai for some indigenous culture http://www.tjapukai.com.au/

Crystal Cascades near Cairns are interesting. You could think about white water rafting on the Barron River for a half day activity as well.

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