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    Default What to do in cairns?

    So we have book our flights for cairns in September, just want some things to do, what to see, something you loved? We are hiring a car too! Our kids will be 7, 5 & 11 months!

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    There's so much to do in Cairns - go out on the reef snorkelling/scuba diving, visit some of the islands, Daintree rainforest tours or self drive, Daintree river boat cruise, bungee jumping, wild crocodile spotting in the river, or the Crocodile farm, go for a drive up the coast to Port Douglas for the day.

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    Sounds amazing!!! The butterflies one sounds awesome

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    If you need a quiet day, the lagoon, muddies and the giant tree house are all great for kids right in the middle of town on the esplanade.

    A day trip to cape trib is great, but it is a pretty big day for smaller kids.

    I find the best kuranda trip is to go up on the train and return on the skyrail. That way if you a bored of kuranda (or alternatively you love it), you are not completely restricted on your return trip time.

    Hope you have a great time, we love it up here.

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    With hubby's aunty & uncle they live in Bayview heights!

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    Quote Originally Posted by meredithgrey View Post
    You actually have to book a return time on the skyrail now.
    Yeah, but if you are bored of kuranda and they aren't too busy they usually let you get on earlier.

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    So its a month away till we are in cairns! We did half our itinerary booked in at the big 4 cooktown for the night, then back to port Douglas for 2 nights, then the staying in cairns for the following three days!! Got down what we what to do & see best to have a plan when traveling with the kids!!

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    Kuranda was by far the highlight of our trip, all 3 kids loved it, the skyrail was amazing and the train was fun! Hartleys Crocodile farm was so great too! The esplanade was great for a swim

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    Quote Originally Posted by SummerFun View Post
    Kuranda was by far the highlight of our trip, all 3 kids loved it, the skyrail was amazing and the train was fun! Hartleys Crocodile farm was so great too! The esplanade was great for a swim
    Yes hartleys is on this list too it's only 10mins from where we are staying! I have just booked a day trip to green island & get to take the kids on a glass bottom boat!


 

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