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: Cairns
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Cairns
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Mildura

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Green Island as well as Balloon Rides. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Port Douglas to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 1h 20 min away.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Cairns road trip app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cairns. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 24th (Sat), you'll travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Green Island ©
Green Island
Balloon Rides

1
night
Cairns

Cairns ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns itinerary planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Helicopter Tours

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