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Mini-Stays: Port Douglas & the Great Barrier Reef

Discover the Great Barrier Reef on a tour of Australia with Trafalgar

Port Douglas & the Great Barrier Reef

Discover the resort town of Port Douglas, cruise the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and experience the legends of the Dreamtime in Tjapukai on this four day mini-stay.

Your Mini-Stay includes:

  • Hotel accommodations at QT Port Douglas
  • Airport transfers in Cairns
  • Four days including Great Barrier Reef (ex Port Douglas), Kuranda Railway and Skyrail and Aboriginal Culture
  • Buffet breakfast daily and lunch on Day 2

  • Day 1


    On arrival at Cairns Airport you will be transferred to your hotel in Port Douglas (flights anytime). The remainder of the day is free for you to explore this resort town.

  • Day 2


    An experience of a lifetime today - cruise out to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of color and brilliance - Agincourt Reef at the very edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf. It is a magnificent ribbon reef where you can experience fi rst-hand the magic that is the Great Barrier Reef. You can dive, snorkel or just stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a Quicksilver semi-submersible craft, just one meter underwater. Watch the fish feeding from Quicksilver’s unique underwater viewing platform and underwater observatory. Enjoy a delicious tropical buffet lunch before returning to Port Douglas.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch)

  • Day 3


    Visit the award-winning Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, where the legends of the Dreamtime are brought to life. Learn about this ancient culture through theaters, stage shows and demonstrations. Later, travel from the lowlands on the Skyrail Cableway, which takes you above the canopy of the tropical rainforest. On arrival in Kuranda, there is free time to take a stroll through the Kuranda Markets. Board the famous Kuranda Railway and enjoy a breathtaking trip on one of the world’s most scenic operational rail journeys. Alight at Freshwater Station, then return to your hotel.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 4


    You will be transferred from Port Douglas to Cairns Airport to connect with your onward flight (flights anytime).

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

Departure Notes:
  • Mini-Stays start daily 1 November 2013 to 31 March 2015
  • All prices are per person on a twin share basis.
  • Please note: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
  • Please note that departures between 1 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015 are subject to itinerary and hotel modification.
  • Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book.

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Hotel Class Key
  • SF= Superior First Class, F = First Class, MF = Moderate First Class, ST = Superior Tourist, D = Deluxe and MD = Moderate Deluxe.
  • Hotels are subject to change.
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms.
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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