3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Whitsunday Island
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  35​h
End: London

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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.
To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairns is 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. You'll set off for Whitsunday Island on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island
To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Whitsunday Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Whitsunday Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Whitsunday Island, with lows around 13°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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