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Cairns and Mission Beach or Trinity Beach/Palm Cove?

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Cairns and Mission Beach or Trinity Beach/Palm Cove?

Hi all,

We're off to Cairns in December for a week and wanted to know whether we should stay in Cairns for 5 days and then Mission Beach for a couple, or stay the whole week in Trinity Beach or Palm Cove? We're on a bit of a budget but want somewhere half decent too! Not too fussed about the nightlife in Cairns.

Is Trinity Beach TOO quiet? Heard Palm Cove is a bit expensive for accom and eating out.

We'll be doing GBR and Kurunda days out and apart from that relaxing, swimming and sweating a lot from what I hear!

After the week up north we're off down to Gold Coast and Sydney too.

Thanks for any help in advance!

Japan
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1. Re: Cairns and Mission Beach or Trinity Beach/Palm Cove?

Recommendations for reasonable apartments would be VERY gratefully received too!

Has anyone stayed in Casablanca Domes, Castaways Trinity Beach or Trinity Hideaway?

Cheers!

Geelong, Australia
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2. Re: Cairns and Mission Beach or Trinity Beach/Palm Cove?

Definitely Cairns for 5 days and Mission Beach for 2.

Trinity Beach and Palm Cove are a way out and unless you have a car, too far from anything except the beach!.

Shooting Star Apartments in Grafton Street Cairns cannot be beaten. $90.00 per night for a wonderful, clean apartment - close to everything but not on top of everything - within walking distance to beach, pool, casino, shopping centre and across the road from the movie theatre.

Enjoy your trip.