7 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

7 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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7 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: London

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day
Cairns

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
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London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Cairns, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

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Palm Cove
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
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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.
Spend the 20th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 21st (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

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Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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