6 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

6 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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6 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + shuttle:  17​h 45​min
1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

Make your Port Douglas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

New Delhi, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Port Douglas is 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Port Douglas to be warmer, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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 12th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker website .

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Spas

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