11 days in Airlie Beach & Cape Tribulation Itinerary

11 days in Airlie Beach & Cape Tribulation Itinerary

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11 days in Airlie Beach & Cape Tribulation Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 45​min
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
Cape Tribulation
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 12th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Spend the 13th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, go for a walk through Bicentennial Walkway, enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Airlie Beach trip itinerary planning website .

Sydney to Airlie Beach is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Airlie Beach reach 26°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
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Speed Boats Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Tribulation: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Rex Lookout (in Wangetti) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, get curious at Daintree Discovery Centre, stroll through Myall Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation day trip site .

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and car from Airlie Beach to Cape Tribulation in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. When traveling from Airlie Beach in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cape Tribulation: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Daintree Discovery Centre, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Trinity Beach
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

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