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Airlie Beach to Cairns in january, Need advice on how to

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Airlie Beach to Cairns in january, Need advice on how to

Have started to look at how to get from Airlie Beach to Cairns,

What would the drive take, could it be done in one day.

Have looked at flights but have to go via Brisbane, and did not want to do this.

Any suggestions on coach, train or hiring a car, wont have much time to doodle on the journey

Time of year will be January.

Thanks

Karann

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1. Re: Airlie Beach to Cairns in january, Need advice on how to

u can fly non stop to cairns from Hamilton island once a day with Qantas.

the drive is around 8 hours (600km).

fly

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2. Re: Airlie Beach to Cairns in january, Need advice on how to

Taking the boat over to Hamilton Island and flying from there might be the most efficient and enjoyable way to do this.

A one-way car rental could be very costly, so I'd look at bus service as an alternative.

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3. Re: Airlie Beach to Cairns in january, Need advice on how to

Oooh, in January, you could get issues with flooded roads too, so not the best time for the drive. We were in AB last year when the road was flooded and it was kind of entertaining watching the supplies dwindle at the grocery store. DH still talks about the $16 watermelon we bought....!

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4. Re: Airlie Beach to Cairns in january, Need advice on how to

Thank you for your advice,

do you know if we can book the boat in advance from Airlie Beach to H Island ?

This sounds easiest option, travel agent over here only suggestion was flight via Brisbane.

Thanks again

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5. Re: Airlie Beach to Cairns in january, Need advice on how to

"travel agent over here only suggestion was flight via Brisbane."

what do they know ;-)

she/he probably looked at departures from Proserpine.

don't think u need to book the transfer....particularly in January.

but here is the site cruisewhitsundays.com/resort_connections.aspx

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