10 days in Port Douglas, Daintree & Cape Tribulation Itinerary

10 days in Port Douglas, Daintree & Cape Tribulation Itinerary

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10 days in Port Douglas, Daintree & Cape Tribulation Itinerary

Start: Port Douglas
1
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Daintree
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Port Douglas

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Wonga Beach and Four Mile Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cow Bay Beach and Myall Beach. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Cairns International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Daintree.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Myall Beach, Cow Bay Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery

2
nights
Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Daintree Bird Walk. On the 27th (Mon), tour in harmony with nature at Daintree Bird Walk, then pause for some photo ops at Miallo Japanese Bombing Site, then experience rural life at Australian Muster Experience, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Whyanbeel Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): experience rural life at Daintree Tea, don't miss a visit to Elizas Gallery, then stop by Daintree Naturals Artist Market, and finally identify plant and animal life at Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Daintree online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Daintree takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Daintree can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Daintree

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Mossman, Whyanbeel Arboretum, Miallo Japanese Bombing Site
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Daintree Bird Walk ©
Daintree Bird Walk
Elizas Gallery ©
Elizas Gallery

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours, Freeride Electric Adventure Tours, Daintree National Park, and other attractions. On the 29th (Wed), take in the local highlights with Freeride Electric Adventure Tours, take a memorable excursion with D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours, explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park, view the masterpieces at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, then learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum, and finally stroll through Thornton Beach. On your second day here, get curious at Daintree Discovery Centre, then get a taste of local nightlife at Jungle Adventures Night Walk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation journey planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Daintree to Cape Tribulation in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Daintree, Thornton Beach, Daintree Discovery Centre
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Floravilla Ice Cream Factory ©
Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
Freeride Electric Adventure Tours ©
Freeride Electric Adventure Tours

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