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Where to Stay

I want to snorkel as much as possible on our trip to GBR in July. Should I stay in Cairns or Port Douglas? I understand that I will likely have to take trips to see the best there is to offer. Any recommendations?

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1. Re: Where to Stay

Stay in Port Douglas www.tourismportdouglas.com.au

Accommodation www.venere.com

Sydney, Australia
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2. Re: Where to Stay

Hi,

How long do you have for your hols ??

Cairns is closer to the airport whilst Port Douglas is 1 hour drive north. My preference is PD due to it having a lovely beach, good restaurants & cafes.

Maybe consider splitting your time between the two depending on how long you have ?

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