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Endeavour River NP Black Mountain NP Cooktown Cedar Bay NP Wujal Wujal Cape Tribulation Daintree NP Daintree Wonga Beach Low Isles Mossman Port Douglas Julatten Mt Molloy Kuranda Mareeba Palm Cove Trinity Beach Green Island Cairns Fitzroy Island Eubenangee Swamp NP Cairns – Palm Cove – Port Douglas – Mossman – Daintree – Cape Tribulation Tou Must Do's r in gR Millaa Millaa ci f i c C o a s t Wooroonooran NP Mt Garnet Pa Gordonvale Atherton Malanda Herberton o ute ( Explore the waterfalls, rainforests and crater lakes of the Wold Heritage - listed wet tropics, Take a hike, join a guided canopy walk tour,soar through the treetops with the Skyrail or get adventurous with jungle surfing. Cairns & Surrounds Length (Km): 175 Region: Northern Duration (Days): 3 days Driving Time (Approx): 5 hrs 45 mins Experiences: Indigenous, Nature, breathtaking Great Barrier Reef. Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture park to learn about the culture and watch dance performances of Indigenous Australians. Soar across the skies at dawn in a Hot Air Balloon. From Cairns Palm Cove Port Douglas Mossman Daintree Total To Palm Cove Port Douglas Mossman Daintree Cape Tribulation 2 hrs 15 mins App. Travel Time 25 mins 40 mins 15 mins 40 mins 1 hr 10 mins Km 27 43 20 36 49 Get up close with nocturnal animals at the Cairns Night Zoo. Spend a day out in the Great Barrier Reef. Take the Daintree river cruise. Visit the Daintree Discovery Centre to learn more about the world's oldest rainforests. 175 Day 1 - Cairns Arrive into Cairns and explore the international gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Wet Tropics rainforest and the only place on earth where two World Heritage-listed areas meet. You can enjoy around 300 days of sunshine a year, plenty of s-p-a-c-e and a friendly, relaxed tropical lifestyle. With World Heritage-listed rainforest on one side and Great Barrier Reef on the other, its no wonder Cairns is one of Australia's most popular holiday and vacation destinations. Just 15 minutes from the Cairns international and domestic airports, and within easy reach of coach, four-wheel drive, boat, helicopter and seaplane tours, Cairns is the perfect base to start and finish of your tropical Australian adventure.A modern, sophisticated city with world class shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural facilities, Cairns has dozens of restaurants, accommodation, bars, the Esplanade lagoon and international art gallery. Day 2 - Palm Cove – Port Douglas Take the scenic drive from Cairns to Port Douglas on the way turn into the quaint town of Palm Cove, Australia's spa capital, drive along the scenic stretch of beach.Palm Cove houses the most luxurious accommodation & spas.While you continue your drive to Port Douglas stop at Rex Lookout for breathtaking views of the beach and the Rainforests along Captain Cook Highway. Port Douglas, is a chic resort town where people come to soak up the sunshine and the good life. There are all sorts of tours available here with terrific accommodation options. Day 3 - Cape Tribulation Drive up further north to Cape Tribulation .On the way stop by Mossman Gorge and soak in the lush green natural surroundings, further up is the Daintree rainforests, the oldest tropical rainforest on earth and the only place on the planet where World Heritage - listed Daintree rainforests meets the Great Barrier Reef. Easy to find but hard to leave, the Daintree Rainforest is 100 kms north of Cairns or 45 kms north of Port Douglas Australia. You can take the Daintree river cruise or visit the Daintree Discovery Centre to learn fascinating facts of this region. The Daintree River ferry provides southern access into the Daintree rainforest and the sealed road from Daintree to Cape Tribulation allows you to gently journey amongst 135 million year old rainforest through the lush Alexandra Range, to spectacular lookout points and glorious tropical beaches of this ancient land.To truly appreciate this spectacular rainforest, it is best to stay, unwind and listen to the night sounds then wake up to a peaceful serenade of tropical bird songs. There are numerous Daintree hotels, accommodation and Daintree rainforest tour options for you to experience and enjoy. Across the Daintree River, Cape Tribulation is a scenic 38 kilometre drive further north from the Daintree and also offers an exciting choice of eco accommodation, Cape Tribulation hotels and rainforest tours.

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