9 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

9 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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9 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Perth
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 30​min
Port Douglas
— 7 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Perth

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Port Douglas

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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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Opal Reef and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Myall Beach, & more) and Daintree (Floravilla Ice Cream Factory & Art Gallery & Daintree Tea). Spend the 28th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and take an in-depth tour of Port Douglas Court House Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas holiday maker tool .

Perth to Port Douglas is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Perth in April since evenings lows in Port Douglas dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Shaolin Junk Cruises, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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