9 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

9 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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9 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: Gothenburg
+3
train + foot + Fly + shuttle:  29​h
1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  11​h 15​min
2
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  36​h
End: Gothenburg

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.
Bring the kids along to Safaris and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Get outdoors at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Horses in Port. Spend the 12th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: stop by With Sugar.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas online trip builder .

Gothenburg, Sweden to Port Douglas is an approximately 29-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Gothenburg to Port Douglas is 9 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Gothenburg in November: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, car, and ferry from Port Douglas to Fraser Island takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Port Douglas in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fraser Island, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest

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