Getting About

Getting About

At your accommodation house for Cairns transfers or Paddy’s Bar in Macrossan Street and Rattle n Hum in Macrossan Street for Port Douglas Shuttle. The shuttle bus runs every 20 – 30 minutes.

Depends on where you are going, but local Port Douglas shuttle is approximately $6 for trips around town. Cairns shuttle ranges from $28 to $44.

Macrossan Street, in front of Coles supermarket. Call 131 008.

No, but here are many independent bus companies.

Bus or hire car.

Thrifty on Macrossan, Avis and Budget in Warner Street. Prices range from $30 per day to $120 a day depending how long you hire the car for.

Avis, Budget and Thrifty.

You’ll find the car wash on Beor Street at the entrance to Port Douglas.

Macrossan Street and Warner Street.

Yes, Country Road Coachlines. Current price is approximately $65 one way and $130 return.

The inland road is a sealed road and coastal road is by 4WD access.

You will need a 4WD vehicle to access Cape York. Telegraph Road is quite accessible but please refer to the RACQ website for road conditions. The roads are usually closed during the wet season from January to March.

Yes, Adventure North Safaris.

No, but there are tours that visit Cape Tribulation.

Named after Captain James Cook, Cooktown is a lovely historical town. The cemetery and museum are very interesting.