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Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef 2014

  • Duration: 4 Days
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  • Brochure: Australia and New Zealand 2014
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  • Style: Mini-Stays
  • Description: See the dazzling kaleidoscope of colour on your Great Barrier Reef cruise through this underwater wonderland. Visit the award-winning Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park to learn about Australia's ancient culture. Board the famous Kuranda Railway as you enjoy a breathtaking tour on one of the world's most scenic rail journeys.
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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1

    ARRIVE PORT DOUGLAS (3 NIGHTS)

    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.

    Hotel: QT Port Douglas

    Hotels are subject to change.
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  • Day 2

    GREAT BARRIER REEF

    An experience of a lifetime today - cruise out to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance - Agincourt Reef at the very edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf. It is a magnificent ribbon reef where you can experience first-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 metre 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

    TJAPUKAI - SKYRAIL - KURANDA RAILWAY

    Visit the award-winning Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, where the legends of the Dreamtime are brought to life. Learn about this ancient culture through theatres, 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

    DEPART PORT DOUGLAS

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


    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Travel Highlights

  • Hotel accommodation 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

Airport Transfers

  • For full details on transfers, please click here.
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  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
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