Escape to tropical paradise

Cairns Round Trip

A Tropical North Queensland Getaway

Self Drive Tour

Explore the beautiful tropics of North Queensland on this Self-Drive tour. Travellers will experience the incredible coastal city of Cairns before travelling north to the stunning town of Port Douglas. With close proximity to the Daintree Rainforest and the Kuranda National Park these are worth a stop along the way. Discover the Tablelands Region with a stay in Atherton and discover colourful coral reefs when you stay on the beautiful Fitzroy Island.


  • Ferry ride and stay on Fitzroy Island
  • Free time in Cairns - gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest
  • Stay at Atherton in the Tablelands Region


14 Days
From £2279 Per Person

Including International flights, price valid for travel on 02 Sep 2020

A Tropical North Queensland Getaway
From £2279 Per Person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10
  • Day 11
  • Day 12
  • Day 13-14

Day 1 : London to Cairns

Depart Heathrow for your overnight flight to Cairns.

Day 2 : Cairns

Upon arrival into Cairns you are transferred into your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.

Hotel for 2 nights: Holidays Inn Cairns 


Day 3 : Cairns

Today you have a free day to explore Cairns, why not explore the Kuranda Scenic Railway or take the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for some unforgettable views. 

Day 4 : Port Douglas

Today collect your car in Cairns and begin your drive to Port Douglas, why not stop along the way and visit Palm Cove to enjoy some seaside shopping and the beach.

Hotel for 3 nights: Regal Port Douglas 

Day 5 : Port Douglas

Today is at leisure in the coastal town of Port Douglas. Known for its beach resorts and nice weather, why not take a walk down Macrossan Street lined with boutique shops and locally owned restaurants. 

Day 6 : Port Douglas

Another day at leisure in paradise, perhaps explore the Great Barrier Reef on a day tour or visit the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park, further south you can visit the popular Four Mile Beach.

Day 7 : Atherton

Depart Port Douglas and travel to Atherton for a day at leisure, this town is within the Tablelands Region and offers a host of activities such as the Historic Village Herberton housing over 60 fully restored heritage buildings or witness the towering Curtain Fig Tree's in the rainforest.

Hotel for 2 nights: Rose Gun Wilderness Retreat

Day 8 : Atherton

A day for exploration you could spend outdoors why not wander around Lake Barrine or explore the Mareeba Wetlands. 

Day 9 : Fitzroy Island

Depart Atherton and travel to Cairns where you will board a ferry to Fitzroy Island, enjoy your evening at leisure.

Hotel for 3 nights: Fitzroy Island Resort 

Day 10 : Fitzroy Island

Enjoy a day at leisure in Fitzroy Island, explore this island paradise with a rainforest covering and its own fringe coral reef system to snorkel, swim or dive.

Day 11 : Fitzroy Island

Wake up to the stunning ocean views from this island paradise, today perhaps explore the famous Nudey Beach or visit the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre for a heartwarming experience. 

Day 12 : Cairns

Depart Fitzroy Island and catch your return ferry to Cairns, collect your car and enjoy your last evening at leisure.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Cairns 

Day 13-14 : Depart Cairns

Enjoy a final free morning in Cairns before dropping your car off at Cairns Airport and boarding your onward flight back to the UK.

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