4 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

4 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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4 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + shuttle:  19​h
1
Port Douglas
— 1 day
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
On the 27th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas online road trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Port Douglas is 4 hours. March in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 28:
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

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