1 day in Cairns & Mission Beach Itinerary

1 day in Cairns & Mission Beach Itinerary

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Cairns
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Mission Beach
Drive to Townsville, Fly to Canberra

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Cairns

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.
To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns travel planning tool.

Canberra to Cairns is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Canberra in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Cairns. You will leave for Mission Beach on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Mission Beach

Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
On the 7th (Thu), kick back and relax at Mission Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mission Beach trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Cairns to Mission Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

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