How do I get from Whitsundays to Cairns?

How do I get from Whitsundays to Cairns?

There are 4 ways to get from Whitsundays to Cairns by ferry, plane, bus or train

  1. Travel from Whitsundays to Daydream Island.
  2. Take the ferry from Daydream Island to Port of Airlie.
  3. Fly from Proserpine (PPP) to Cairns (CNS)

How long does it take to drive from Cairns to Whitsundays?

625 km | 8 hr drive | 6 days Between Cairns (gateway to the Great Barrier Reef) and Airlie Beach (gateway to the Whitsunday Islands) lies a tropical paradise of lush rainforests, magical swimming holes, unspoiled islands and white sand beaches.

Can you get to Whitehaven Beach from Cairns?

The distance between Cairns and Whitehaven Beach is 508 km. How do I travel from Cairns to Whitehaven Beach without a car? The best way to get from Cairns to Whitehaven Beach without a car is to train and travel which takes 10h 25m and costs .

How do I get from Cairns to Airlie Beach?

The quickest way to get from Cairns to Airlie Beach is to fly which costs $160 – $330 and takes 4h 10m. Is there a direct bus between Cairns and Airlie Beach? Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairns Central Station station and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day.

Can you see the Great Barrier Reef from the Whitsundays?

The best way to see this Great Barrier Reef wonder is at 150m above sea level, from the seat of your private charter plane. Take to the skies with Air Whitsunday Seaplanes or GSL Aviation and treat yourself to a scenic flight over this naturally formed reef in the shape of a heart.

How do I get to Whitsundays on a budget?

Getting to the Whitsundays Region Cheaply Proserpine will be the cheapest destination to fly to because it is situated on the mainland of the Whitsunday Coast. A few airlines fly here from many places around Australia, but budget airlines Jetstar or Tiger will probably give you the best deals.

Can you do a day trip to Hamilton Island?

Set sail with the kids and cruise through the Whitsundays to fabulous Hamilton Island. A full day of family-friendly adventures and island experiences awaits: meet some native wildlife, tackle a walking trail, cool-off at the beach or swimming pool, and enjoy sports activities aplenty.

Is Airlie Beach or Cairns better?

Climate. Airlie Beach is 1000 kilometres south of Cairns which means it’s cooler. Generally speaking, Airlie Beach will be 5 degrees cooler than Cairns which makes a huge difference in summer. Cairns also experiences much more rain than Airlie Beach as it’s closer to the equator.

Can you go to Great Barrier Reef from Whitsundays?

Departing from Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island. A gorgeous chain of islands located on the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays offer a number of alternative chances to visit the reef as well as stunning beaches.

Which is better Whitsundays or Cairns?

While Cairns is the best place to dive and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays has amazing sailing (we suggest at least a 2 day 1 night to really experience the beautiful area) and you simply must factor in a 4WD tour at Fraser Island.