11 days in Port Douglas Itinerary

11 days in Port Douglas Itinerary

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11 days in Port Douglas Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 30​min
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Port Douglas
— 9 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Perth

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Cairns (Scuba & Snorkeling, Muddy's Playground, & more), Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness & Palm Cove Beach) and Doongul Aboriginal Art Gallery (in Kuranda). Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Whileaway, enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas route planner .

Perth to Port Douglas is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Port Douglas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cairns, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Rex Lookout, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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