Aerial view of two people walking along the sandy stretch of Clifton Beach between the rainforest and the ocean during sunset in Cairns, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Clifton Beach, Cairns, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

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Day 1: Explore Cairns

Take the time to discover the charms of Cairns, a bustling coastal city fringed by unmatched natural environments.

Day 2: Discover the Great Barrier Reef

As a popular gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns offers plenty of opportunities to encounter the world’s most magical marine environment.

Day 3: Visit Kuranda and Port Douglas

An easy day trip from Cairns, the mountain village of Kuranda will have you feeling a world away with its charming township and lush surroundings.

Day 4: Unwind in the Daintree Rainforest

Feel a sense of calm wash over you as you wander the shaded pathways of the Daintree Rainforest – at least 135 million years old – and visit its diversity of natural treasures.