Port Douglas & Reef Retreat

6 Day Short Break | Cairns Return

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Adult Twin i Two people sharing a room, one of whom must be 18 years and over. All prices are per person, land only.

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Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

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Single i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).
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Port Douglas & Reef Retreat

6 Day Short Break | Cairns Return

Absorb the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Explore Cape Tribulation, wind through the Alexandra Range and cruise on the Daintree River. Enjoy an unforgettable day discovering Great Barrier Reef, ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Cableway.

Departs

Daily, Cairns Airport

Returns

Morning of Day 6, Cairns

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

Hotel: Oaks Resort Port Douglas, 2 nights.

On the Daintree River Cruise you’ll reach an understanding of this wildlife environment. Enjoy views over the Daintree River estuary and beyond to the Coral Sea from Alexandra lookout. Take a short walk along a rainforest creek before a delicious tropical lunch. Walk on the beach at Cape Tribulation and admire the coastline from the Kulki Lookout. Visit the Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre for an indigenous presentation by the traditional owners of the gorge, the Kuku Yalanji people. Learn about the secrets of one of the world’s oldest rainforests. Board your shuttle for the transfer into Mossman Gorge. Take a walk with your Driver Guide, who will share their knowledge of this enchanting region.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

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 to Agincourt Reef. Dive, snorkel or just stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a Quicksilver 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: Pacific Hotel Cairns or Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, 3 nights.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

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. The Heritage Markets are full of colourful and interesting arts and crafts. You might also like to visit Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (all own expense). 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.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Relax and unwind today, or discover the many hidden gems of this relaxed tropical city.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Your short break concludes this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Cairns Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Included Meals: Breakfast

Choose from a range of accommodation standards below. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.

Travel Date
1 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
1 Apr 2019 to 30 Jun 2019
1 Jul 2019 to 31 Oct 2019
1 Nov 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$1090
$1140
$1175
$1140
Child
$875
$912
$940
$912
Single
$1510
$1615
$1680
$1615
Oaks Resort Port Douglas

You'll be welcomed by an inspiring open-spaced setting with a contemporary yet quirky tropical feel.

Resort Room at Oaks Resort Port Douglas
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Centrally located in the heart of Cairns the multi award winning Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort is situated on 5 acres of tropical gardens and has the largest lagoon style pool in the City Centre, complete with its own white sandy beach and swim up bar. Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort is within walking distance of the Esplanade, Reef Terminal & Marina, Night Markets and Reef Casino.

Please Note: The Novotel Cairns Oasis will be undergoing refurbishment between 11 June - 31 January 2019. Novotel Cairns Oasis will be working to ensure there is little to no disturbance to its operation and guests, however services may be relocated to alternative areas of the hotel if needed.

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Room
Travel Date
1 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
1 Apr 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$1135
$1185
Child
$905
$948
Single
$1595
$1640
Oaks Resort Port Douglas

You'll be welcomed by an inspiring open-spaced setting with a contemporary yet quirky tropical feel.

Resort Room at Oaks Resort Port Douglas
Pacific Hotel Cairns

Pacific Hotel Cairns is centrally located on the picturesque Cairns Esplanade overlooking Trinity Harbour and the Reef Fleet Terminal, the main departure point to the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns. Opposite the main shopping precinct, casino and the new restaurant area, the Pacific is also a short walk to the Esplanade Lagoon with waterside boardwalks and parklands.

Pacific Hotel Cairns - Room
Need accommodation before or after your tour?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts. Find out more

  • Accommodation
  • Snorkel equipment provided for Great Barrier Reef Cruise
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers - flight details to be provided 14 days prior to tour departure date

Prices above may vary according to your departure date. This tour is operated by our partners at Down Under Tours & Quicksilver Group.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level of fitness required

Dining

  • Breakfast (5)
  • Lunch (2)

Flight Information

  • Day 1: Flights to arrive anytime into Cairns Airport
  • Day 6: Flights to depart anytime from Cairns Airport

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