3 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

3 days in Cairns Region Itinerary

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Palm Cove
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Cairns
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Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures has been added to your itinerary. On the 19th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Rex Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then stop by Annie's at the Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Palm Cove online road trip planner.

Sydney to Palm Cove is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Palm Cove at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Cairns.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wangetti, Trinity Beach
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Plan trip to Cairns with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Cairns is just a short distance from Palm Cove. In December in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Muddy's Playground ©
Muddy's Playground

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