8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
2
Cairns
— 2 nights

3
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.
Spend the 1st (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas road trip app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Port Douglas is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Port Douglas is 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Amsterdam in July since evenings lows in Port Douglas dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours, thenhave fun at Muddy's Playground, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, and finally view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Muddy's Playground ©
Muddy's Playground

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