Port Douglas & Reef Retreat

6 Day Short Break | Cairns Return

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Port Douglas & Reef Retreat

6 Day Short Break | Cairns Return

Port Douglas & Reef Retreat

6 Day Short Break | Cairns Return | Travel Period: 1 Apr 2020 – 31 Mar 2021

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

Note: This tour cannot be booked before 1 April, 2021.


Daily (Apr-Mar)


Morning of day 6

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.

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 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
1 Apr 2021 to 31 Mar 2022
Adult Twin
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 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
1 Apr 2021 to 31 Mar 2022
Adult Twin
Flynn, A Crystalbrook Collection Resort

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.

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

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


  • 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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