Cairns Trip Planner

Plan a trip to Cairns and know your trip budget

Cairns Tourism and Travel Guide

A touristy town if there was one, Cairns is known for the sheer number of travelers that frequent its shores. The Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage rainforests are just some of the things to cross off your bucket list. The quintessential holiday destination, Cairns energy and enthusiasm is bound to get everyone in the right spirits. Whether
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Cairns, Australia Trip Planner

Looking to plan a vacation to Cairns, Australia? We are here to help you plan the best trip! From flight bookings to accommodation and tours, we are here to help you plan the most suitable itinerary for your exciting vacation to Cairns, Australia.

When it comes to commute, worry not, as we have a variety of options that you can choose from. While the most suitable option to reach Cairns, Australia is suggested, you can always opt for a travel option of your choice, which may include flights, cars, trains and more! With the cost of the chosen route visible at all times, you will be able to compare and make the best decision. Also, if you have already booked your transport tickets, just add then here and you’re done.

All the top tourist attractions of Cairns, Australia can be added to your itinerary. And in case you don’t find a place that you would like to visit in our list, you can always add it by going onto Custom Places! While you can go for thrilling offbeat destinations and activities, make sure you don’t miss out on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway! Check the travel time taken from one tourist spot to another, and also check the map so as to understand the locations of the spots that you have chosen. To make the best Cairns, Australia sightseeing tour, search for Nearby places to visit, to save travel time and cost too!

We also offer “Suggest a Plan” feature, where you can view a ready made Cairns, Australia itinerary, make changes and even book! For all those who love to travel and plan, but don’t have the time, this is a great option!

An important aspect of any vacation, is accommodation. Offering you the top properties in Cairns, Australia, you have a variety of hotels to choose from. Not limited to hotels and resorts, you can choose homestays, hostels, B&Bs and many more! With over four websites on our platform, you will be given the best deals ever! A range of filters will help you choose the perfect property in Cairns, Australia. Don’t worry if you’ve already made your bookings, as you can always add the hotel to your itinerary.

Your Cairns, Australia travel itinerary is a day-wise plan. Including everything that you do on each day, the day starts with the hotel and ends with it too. The tourist attractions, restaurants that have been added for lunch and other meals, excursions and tours and maybe just some free time that you have kept for exploration, can be viewed in a timely fashion for each and every day. Drag-and-drop option allows you to easily change the day that you would like to visit certain places.

An important feature of this Cairns, Australia travel planner is its budget calculator. Keep an eye on the corner of your screen, and as you add accommodation and transport, you will see this calculator give you the entire vacation’s budget! What’s more, if you would like to add a certain amount to this budget, for instance shopping, or other tickets, you can easily allot amounts for such expenses.

Making the planning experience even better and more exciting for you is our Group Planning feature. Allowing you to add your travel buddies to this Cairns, Australia itinerary, you can chat and change the itinerary as you please from your laptop, or even better, our app! And in case you are wondering if you could book transport and accommodation for the entire group, well, the answer is yes! The budget will reflect accordingly, which gives you an insight as to how much you all will be spending, if the figure seems too low, don’t be alarmed, as we give you the best budget plan ever!

Whoever said vacation starts when you leave home, has missed out on our delightful website. Making your Cairns, Australia holiday exciting right from the planning stage, we are here to give you the best travel experience ever!

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How much does it cost to travel to Cairns

Plan your trip to Cairns with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Cairns is USD 70.71 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 282.84. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 161 for a budget accommodation and USD 268 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For getting around Cairns, you will need a rough figure of USD 87.77 per day. For detailed Cairns trip cost calculator, use Cairns Trip Planner.

  • Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Cairns

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 487 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 3409 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 6818 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 14610 Per Person
  • Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Cairns

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 283 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 1981 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 3962 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 8490 Per Person
  • Average Price of a Budget Trip in Cairns

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 218 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 1526 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 3052 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 6540 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Cairns

Food & Drinks
  • 3-Course meal (mid-range) USD 28.28
  • Fast food Combo meal USD 7.8
  • Coffee (Cappuccino regular) USD 3.62
  • Bottle of Water (1.5 L) USD 1.16
  • Soft Drinks (Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 L) USD 2.34
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 L) USD 3.98
Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 161
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 268
  • Taxi Start (Standard Tariff) USD 2.26
  • Taxi per km (Standard Tariff) USD 1.76
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transit) USD 3.51
  • Fuel (1 L) USD 1.07
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