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Mission Beach Aust how long is toolong & t'port

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Mission Beach Aust how long is toolong & t'port

Hi

Am thinking of staying in Mission Beach for 7 nights - will that be to long or should i spend a few nights in Carins - travelling withan 11 & 13 yr old.

Also do you need to rent a car or better to just bus down?

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1. Re: Mission Beach Aust how long is toolong & t'port

Hi,

It really depends on what you want to do in Mission Beach, if you just want to relax and do a few activities 7 nights will be fine. Mission Beach is 138Km south of Cairns, and the bus shuttles which cover that area to Cairns is SunPalm Transport. But it will be a take at least a 1 1/2 hr trip to Cairns.

Here's the Mission Beach Tourism site, maybe that will give you some ideas

missionbeachtourism.com/about-mission-beach/…

Have a wonderful stay in Australia

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2. Re: Mission Beach Aust how long is toolong & t'port

Cairns has good shopping, Mission Beach has not. I'd do a couple of days in Cairns.

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3. Re: Mission Beach Aust how long is toolong & t'port

Mission Beach is my personal favourite beach area in the north and even I would say 7 days too long and you really, really need a car. Mission Beach is a collective term that really applies to a number of coastal communties that stretch 15 kilometres, there is no real one main centre. Some accommodation will be far from anything so without a car will be impossible. I would suggest using a transfer service like Mission beach Dunk island connection for a very short trip, one or two days but longer than that hire a car.

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