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1. Posted by alanmacgregor (Budding Member 2 posts) 25w Star this if you like it!

Couple of questions. I expect to be "doing" the Reef from Port Douglas around 15 October. Should I book the trip out to the GBR now or wait to see what the weather is like when we get there?

Same question about walking the Sydney bridge around 4 November. Book ahead?

Advice please from all those in the know.


2. Posted by berner256 (Moderator 941 posts) 25w Star this if you like it!

I had no trouble booking a Great Barrier Reef tour on arrival in Port Douglas on Aug. 7, 2015, according to my journal. The Port Douglas Motel, where I stayed, booked a Quicksilver GBR tour for Aug. 8; and a Daintree Wonder Tours trip to Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge for Aug. 9. I spent four nights in Port Douglas.

3. Posted by Teoni (Respected Member 439 posts) 25w Star this if you like it!

It is not hard to book day tours on arrival in Australia. I stayed in Cairns and booked all GBR tours when I got there usually the day before the tour. As for the Habour Bridge they do multiple tours a day so it shouldn't be too much of a problem to book when you get there. If you want to save some money on the bridge walk you might want to join a group buying site like groupon or scoupon, they regularly have discounted tickets for the bridge walk, but make sure the vouchers on sale cover the dates you will be in Sydney.

[ Edit: Edited on 25-Sep-2017, at 05:51 by Teoni ]

4. Posted by alanmacgregor (Budding Member 2 posts) 24w Star this if you like it!

Great fast replies from you both - appreciated! I'll wait till I get there and sort those details out. Thanks for the feedback.