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10-day Escape to Palm Cove & Port Douglas with Overnight Stay in the Daintree

Stay overnight in the Daintree!

Stay in three iconic destinations - Palm Cove, Port Douglas and the Daintree - in one easy, ready-made holiday package!

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About this holiday

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Palm Cove beach

Visit tropical north Queensland and discover the iconic destinations on this 10 day escape.

Palm Cove is a tranquil village with a palm-fringed beach and stunning ocean views. Located approx 25km north of Cairns, Palm Cove is a tropical paradise which is perfectly situated between Cairns and Port Douglas. and is a great place to start your holiday as you relax into the North Queensland lifestyle. The village has numerous restaurants and spas, as well as a range of water activities. There's also a beautiful golf course and shops include boutique, resort wear and hair/beauty salons, galleries and health and fitness facilities.

Port Douglas is located approx 1 hour's drive north of Cairns and is a chic, yet relaxed village which is a popular destination for holiday makers. 'Port' as it's known to locals is a foodie haven with cafes, bars and elegant restaurants. It is well known as the only pace on Earth where two World Heritage listed sites (the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest) meet right on its doorstep.



Your holiday package includes:

  • Private transfer from Cairns to Palm Cove
  • 5 nights in 5-star boutique accommodation in Palm Cove (breakfast included)
  • Be welcomed upon arrival with a refreshing Gin infused welcome drink and cold towel
  • Every night you are invited to attend Brigadier Punch & Canapes from 5.00 pm until 6.00 pm. Served at the Brigadier Bar and hosted each night
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the house, pools and restaurant
  • The property's BMW X5 courtesy car is available upon request to be used in the Palm Cove area
  • 2 day/1 night Cape Tribulation & Daintree tour (depart Palm Cove and return to Port Douglas)
  • 3 nights in a one bedroom apartment in Port Douglas (room only)
  • Private transfer from Port Douglas to Cairns


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Arrive at your Palm Cove accommodation


Only 25 mins by car north of Cairns, your luxurious boutique property is ideally located on the palm-fringed beach in the heart of Palm Cove. The property offers a relaxed beach house ambience and tranquillity for the perfect tropical escape, with pristine sandy beaches and stunning blue ocean views.

The unique colonial style is befitting the houses' rich history, reflected in its white plantation style buildings to the cool south pacific décor. Return to a time of gracious hospitality and relaxation at Reef House, with our luxury services and guest complimentary offerings.

The spacious rooms provide a truly tropical haven.  These King bedded rooms have a stunning four poster king bed and comfy linen armchairs with unique artwork and unique tree stump coffee table.  A separate luggage and vanity room, in addition to a bathroom is perfect for couples. White plantation shutters open on to your private balcony or patio, complete with dining set, sun recliners and mini-kitchenette.  Enjoy lazy sun drenched days overlooking swaying palms and a turquoise pool. 

Be welcomed upon arrival with a refreshing welcome drink and cold towel. You are invited to attend the Brigadier Punch & Canapes event every night to meet other guests. A daily continental buffet breakfast is included in your package. Complimentary wi-fi is available through the property, pools and restaurant.

Average size: 68sq m (incl balcony/patio)


 Your accommodation can be found in the heart of Cape Tribulation in the Daintree, a UNESCO world heritage site, where the rainforest meets the reef. The Lodge s an environmentally-friendly resort set back in the lush coastal rainforest where the Lodge’s accommodations are in harmony with its surrounding tropical green landscape. The spectacular gardens are designed to attract the splendid rainforest creatures where guests can witness from their rooms the magical display of nature and wildlife unique to this region. A place and space to delight, inspire and refresh you.


Your 4-star apartment is located a 15-20 minute walk from the centre of Port Douglas, where you will find a huge array of shopping stores, including specialty shops, fashion stores, coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and newsagent. It's also an easy walk to the Sunday Markets in Anzac Park and a regular local bus service for those days when you don't feel like walking.

Your spacious one bedroom apartment is styled like a classic North Queensland house, with cedar timber shutters, verandahs with views of the resort, overhanging roofs, all whilst being surrounded by the lush tropical gardens. Each apartment has a roofed balcony or patio, lounge and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. Decorated with an elegant tropical feel, these apartments are a perfect getaway.

Travel dates


Please note that prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.

Season 1 - (01 Sep-13 Oct 2019):

  • Twin share - from $1619 per person
  • Solo Traveller - from $2965

Season 2 - (14-31 Oct 2019):

  • Twin share - from $1579 per person
  • Solo Traveller - from $2885

Season 3 - (01 Nov-20 Dec 2019; 18 Jan-31 Mar 2020):

  • Twin share - from $1360 per person
  • Solo Traveller - from $2449

We also have 5 night packages available staying in Palm Cove (Click here), Cairns (Click here) and Port Douglas (Click here) as well as a 9 day Tropical North Queensland self drive package (Click here).

Freecall our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book this package. We can arrange your flights or rail travel, additional travel requirements and also assist with travel insurance.



Day 1 - Arrive in Cairns - Palm Cove

On arrival in Cairns, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation in Palm Cove.

Days 2-5 - Palm Cove

Located approx 25km north of Cairns, Palm Cove is a tropical paradise which is perfectly situated between Cairns and Port Douglas. The village has numerous restaurants and spas, as well as a range of water activities. There's also a beautiful golf course and shops include boutique, resort wear and hair/beauty salons, galleries and health and fitness facilities.

Your luxurious boutique accommodation will be your home away from home for 5 nights.

Day 6 - Palm Cove - Daintree

This morning, you will be collected from your Palm Cove accommodation for your overnight journey to discover Cape Tribulation and The Daintree. Enjoy a smorgasbord of inclusions over two days, including a Daintree River Cruise, Alexandra Lookout, Cape Tribulation Beach and guided rainforest boardwalk tour. Meet Australian animals at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and relax on our deluxe, air-conditioned coach as you cruise up one of Australia’s most beautiful coastal roads and into the Daintree Rainforest. With a free morning and afternoon in Cape Tribulation, there’s plenty of time to explore this stunning World Heritage area.

Day 7 - Daintree - Port Douglas

After breakfast, you will have a free morning to enjoy Cape Tribulation before departing on your journey back to Port Douglas. On arrival in Port Douglas, you will check into your accommodation.

Days 8-9 - Port Douglas

Located approx 1 hour's drive north of Cairns, Port Douglas is your home for the next 3 nights. You will stay in a 4-star one bedroom apartment, a 15-20 min walk from the main street. Spend time exploring the town or relax by the pool. Why not book afull day cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef?

Day 10 - Port Douglas - Cairns - home

Today, you will be transferred by private vehicle back to Cairns for your homeward journey and say farewell to your tropical escape.



2 day/1 night Cape Tribulation & the Daintree tour:

  • Tours depart approximately 7:30am from Cairns and 8:15am from Port Douglas
  • Tours return on day 2 approximately 7:30pm to Cairns & 6:30pm to Port Douglas
  • Tours operate daily except 10th Jun and Christmas Day (25th Dec) with Jungle Surfing also closed New Years Day
  • All accommodation includes continental breakfast
  • Return transfers (pick up & drop off) included
  • Children under the age of 4 are not permitted on this tour

Do I need to call to confirm my booking?It is preferred that we receive a call 24 hours before travel to confirm accommodation details and pick up time.

Do we still run the tour if it is raining?Yes.

What do I need to bring?

  • Your voucher (if you have one)
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen & insect repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Bottle of water
  • Money for drinks and snacks
  • Overnight bag
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