Travel & Fun Things to Do

Travel & Fun Stuff to Do - Printable PDF

Acknowledgement: Kindly created by Dr Andrea Salins for the SSSR2023 local organising team - sponsored by the MQ Centre for Reading

FLIGHTS:

Canada:

  1. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) > Vancouver International Airport (YVR) > Brisbane Airport (BNE) > Cairns Airport (CNS) [27h 10]
  2. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) > SFO San Francisco International > Sydney > Cairns [27h 50]
  3. Vancouver > Tokyo Narita > Cairns [21h10]
  4. Vancouver > Sydney > Cairns [21h 05]

Europe:

  1. LHR London Heathrow > SIN Singapore Changi> CNS Cairns [22h]
  2. LHR London Heathrow > MUC Munich > SIN Singapore Changi > CNS Cairns [22h 25]
  3. FRA Frankfurt am Main > SIN Singapore Changi > CNS Cairns [20h 30]
  4. HEL Helsinki Vantaa > HND Tokyo Haneda > NRT Tokyo Narita > CNS Cairns [26h 35]

USA:

  1. MCO Orlando International > SFO San Francisco International > SYD Sydney > CNS Cairns [28h 52]
  2. MCO Orlando International> IAH Houston George Bush Intercntl. > SYD Sydney> CNS Cairns [27h 40]
  3. LAX Los Angeles International > YVR Vancouver International > BNE Brisbane > CNS Cairns [25h 05]
  4. LAX Los Angeles International > YVR Vancouver International > BNE Brisbane > CNS Cairns [25h 05]
  5. DFW Dallas Fort Worth International> SYD Sydney> CNS Cairns [22h15]
  6. DFW Dallas Fort Worth International > YYZ Toronto Pearson International > NRT Tokyo Narita> CNS Cairns [28h35]

Cairns to Port Douglas shuttle (~1hr 15):

  1. Shuttle bus/ airport transfer/ group transfers
  2. Car rental (only return to same location available) – rent at the airport; can pre-book
  3. ​Taxi (book at the airport; AUD 180 one way)
  4. Group charter services

THINGS TO DO:

Great Barrier Reef


Daintree Rainforest

Oldest surviving rainforest in the world; 51min from Port Douglas

Kuranda Rainforest

 

Outback and Gulf Savannah

Hinterland

Other Fun Stuff