Private buses charge from $28 to $48 one way from Cairns to Port Douglas.
Many of these meet the planes at the airport and buses at the Greyhound terminal.
Port Douglas YHA would be happy to arrange your transfer for you.
Cars can be rented from Cairns from less than $30 per day.
The hostel is located 60 km to Cairns airport.The drive from Cairns to Port Douglas is one of the most beautiful in Australia and takes 1 hour.
Winner of 2015 Best Rated Large YHA Backpacker's Hostel as voted by guests
Multi award winning Port Douglas YHA (Coral Beach Lodge) is
a travelers’ home. The lodge is beautifully located between the spectacular
Coral Sea, local rainforest and the Port Douglas village. It is the perfect
base to discover the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest or simply
watch the sun rise over Four-Mile beach. All rooms are very spacious, newly
renovated, have air-con and private lockers. Other offerings include a spotless
communal kitchen, free Wi-Fi through-out, hammocks, lagoon style pool, games and books.
In 2015 we were also voted Best Tourist Information in
Port Douglas because we love the region and we love what we do, so come see us to book your activities.
7:30am to 6:30pm
If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.
Backpackers can relax on 4 Mile Beach, sail to an island, dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, visit the famous Sunday markets, Wildlife Habitat Park, Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation.
Enjoy the nightspots and the friendly unique village atmosphere, all conveniently located close to the hostel.
Or simply kick back and relax in the warmth and watch some Cable TV.
Enjoy local bars, bistros and restaurants nearby to the hostel