16 days in Port Douglas & Mena Creek Itinerary

16 days in Port Douglas & Mena Creek Itinerary

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16 days in Port Douglas & Mena Creek Itinerary

Start: Port Douglas
1
Port Douglas
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mena Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Port Douglas

12
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You've added Mount Sorrow Ridge Trail, Marrdja Botanical Walk, Dubuji Boardwalk, and other attractions to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Curtain Fig National Park. Visiting Michaelmas Cay and Atherton Tablelands will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Gallo DairyLand (in Cairns), Cape Trib Farm (in Cape Tribulation) and Trinity Beach (in Trinity Beach). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, head outdoors with Bike Shop & Hire, stroll through Four Mile Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Port Douglas. In August in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mena Creek.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cairns, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Daintree, Trinity Beach
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Bike Shop & Hire ©
Bike Shop & Hire
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
Brett's Kuranda Half Day Tour ©
Brett's Kuranda Half Day Tour

3
nights
Mena Creek

Mena Creek ©
Paronella Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): kick back and relax at Mission Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paronella Park. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Historic Village Herberton, then head outdoors with Platypus Viewing Platform, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Malanda Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mena Creek trip planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Mena Creek in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Mena Creek are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Mena Creek

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Herberton, Platypus Viewing Platform, Malanda Falls, Mission Beach
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Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Spy & Camera Museum ©
Spy & Camera Museum

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