Port Douglas & Reef Retreat

Explore the beautiful scenery from Port Douglas and Cairns on this 6 day tour of the natural wonders of Tropical Queensland. Take a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, travel on the Kuranda Skyrail over lush rainforest and discover the pristine environment of the tropics.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Cairns – Port Douglas

On arrival at Cairns Airport (flights anytime), you’ll be transferred to your resort.

Hotel:  Oaks Resort Port Douglas, 2 nights

Day 2: Cape Tribulation & Daintree

Enjoy a guided walk at Mossman Gorge and then cruise on the Daintree River, to spot wildlife and unique plants. Enjoy lunch in a rainforest setting and take a walk on Cape Tribulation Beach. Wind through the rainforest of the Alexandra Range to a lookout for views out to the Coral Sea.

Day 3: Great Barrier Reef – Cairns

An experience of a lifetime today – cruise to an underwater world that is a kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance on an Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise. Dive, snorkel or just stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible craft. Watch the fish feeding from a unique underwater viewing platform and enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before heading to Cairns for the next 3 nights.

Hotel Options:

  • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort (Standard), 3 nights
  • Pacific Hotel (Superior), 3 nights
Day 4: Kuranda

On arrival at Freshwater Station, board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for the journey to enjoy breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns, to the tropical rainforest of Kuranda. Wind through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and curves, all the time appreciating what an amazing engineering feat it is. In Kuranda, it’s time to explore this fascinating village. Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your 7.5km journey over and through World Heritage protected rainforest to Smithfield. This iconic experience showcases ancient rainforest and spectacular views with time at both Red Peak and Barron Falls Stations for education and interpretation.

Day 5: Cairns ‘Free Time’

Relax and unwind or explore and discover many hidden gems.

Day 6: Farewell from Cairns

Your Short Break concludes this morning. Make your own way to Cairns Airport (flights anytime).

1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 Dates & PricesAdult Twin
Solo Traveller
April to March : Daily
1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 Dates & Prices
** Child & Triple prices available upon request
** Single Traveller must pay the Single Price

Meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches
Transport: Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Accommodation:5 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Driver Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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