Tropical North Self Drive Experience 9D/8N
Explore the Whitsundays and all it has to offer - white sandy beaches, island hopping, water sports. Whilst at Towsville consider catching the car ferry over to Magnetic Island which has coral reefs and a national park full of wildlife. Take a day trip out to the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. Relax on the beaches or potter around the boutique shops in Port Douglas.
- Experience a day out on the World famous Great Barrier Reef
- Drive, catch a train or a cable car up to the rainforest village of Kuranda
- Visit the Airlie Beach and spend some time enjoying what the Whitsundays has to offer
Day 1 - Proserpine Airport. Overnight Airlie Beach.
Proserpine Airport to Airlie Beach 36 kms / approx. driving time 30 minutes.
Day 2 - Airlie Beach. Overnight Airlie Beach.
Optional Add-On: Northern Exposure - Whitsundays snorkelling adventure and
Whitehaven Beach. Full Day Tour.
Day 3 - Townsville. Overnight Townsville.
Airlie Beach to Townsville 273 kms / approx. driving time 3 hours and 30
Day 4 - Mission Beach. Overnight Mission Beach.
Townsville to Mission Beach 235 kms / approx. driving time 3 hours.
Day 5 - Cairns. Overnight Cairns.
Mission Beach to Cairns 140 kms / approx driving time 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Day 6 - Cairns. Overnight Cairns.
Optional Add-On: Kuranda, Skyrail and Scenic Rail. Full Day Tour.
Day 7 - Port Douglas. Overnight Port Douglas.
Cairns to Port Douglas 68 kms / approx. driving time 1 hour.
Day 8 - Port Douglas. Overnight Port Douglas.
Optional Add-On: Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman Gorge. Full Day Tour
Optional Add-On: Great Barrier Reef Adventure. Full Day Tour.
Day 9 - Cairns. Cairns Airport.
Port Douglas to Cairns Airport 66 kms / approx. driving time 1 hour.
- 10 Day intermediate auto car hire on standard insurance, pick-up Proserpine Airport on day 1 and drop-off Cairns Airport on day 9.
- 9 Nights accommodation:
- 2 nights Airlie Beach,
- 1 night Townsville,
- 1 night Mission Beach,
- 2 nights Cairns and
- 2 nights Port Douglas
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