Short Breaks

Port Douglas & Reef Retreat

6 days | Cairns Return

Travel Period

Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas • Cape Tribulation & Daintree Rainforest • Mossman Gorge • Kuranda Scenic Rail • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway


Departs

Daily (Apr-Mar)


Returns

Morning of day 6

Prices From Code: PDCER, PDCES

$1002

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

$802

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

$1435

Single i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).
Prices above are in USD, for selected departures, Standard Accommodation

$1047

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

$837

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

$1480

Single i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).
Prices above are in USD, for selected departures
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Itinerary

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

Please note: Airport transfers are an additional cost. Please contact us for more details.

Hotel: Oaks Resort Port Douglas, 2 nights

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.

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. 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: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort or Flynn, A Crystalbrook Collection Resort, 3 nights

Included Meals: 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. 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 or explore and discover many hidden gems.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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

Included Meals: Breakfast



Please note: Airport transfers are an additional cost. Please contact us for more details.

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

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


Accommodation

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.

Day 1 - Oaks Resort Port Douglas, 2 nights

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

Oaks Resort Port Douglas
Day 3 - Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, 3 nights

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
Day 1 - Oaks Resort Port Douglas, 2 nights

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

Oaks Resort Port Douglas
Day 3 - Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, 3 nights

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
Day 3 - Flynn, A Crystalbrook Collection Resort, 3 nights

Situated on the Cairns Esplanade Boardwalk, Flynn features 311 stylish rooms, two glass pools, an Eléme Day Spa and 24-hour gym. Boardwalk Social, the market-style food and beverage hub is home to live music, local ingredients and brews. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Flynn’s Italian, will bring some European charm to Cairns offering locally sourced heartfelt Italian food that celebrates local produce.

Flynn, A Crystalbrook Collection Resort
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. Ask our friendly reservations at the time of booking.

Trip Details

What's included

  • • Accommodation
  • • Snorkel equipment provided for Great Barrier Reef Cruise
  • • Experienced Driver Guide
  • • Comprehensive commentary
  • • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

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 (4)
  • • 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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