4 days in Great Barrier Reef & Canungra Itinerary

4 days in Great Barrier Reef & Canungra Itinerary

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4 days in Great Barrier Reef & Canungra Itinerary

Start: Cairns
bus:  1​h 15​min
1
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
3
Canungra
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Cairns

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas tour itinerary maker site .

Cairns to Port Douglas is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

Plan trip to Cairns with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Canungra.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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day
Canungra

Canungra ©
Canungra is a small rural town and locality in the Scenic Rim Region local government area of South East Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by Canungra Books and Art, don't miss a visit to Canungra War Memorial, then explore and take pictures at Mountview Alpaca Farm, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Canungra travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cairns to Canungra. Traveling from Cairns in March, expect Canungra to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canungra

Historic Sites Shopping
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Canungra War Memorial ©
Canungra War Memorial
Canungra Books and Art ©
Canungra Books and Art

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