Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas
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  • For stays longer than 90 days, please call 866-539-3446.
  • You can only book 550 days in advance.
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Arrive effortlessly to the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas. We recommend flying into Cairns Airport (CNS), where rental cars, taxis, private car service, and shuttles await. Seamless transportation is also available from the Cairns CBD Railway Station, Cairns Marlin Marina, and The Reef Marina via taxi, shuttle, or private car. Thanks to our onsite helipad, guests can even opt for an aerial entrance.

Once checked-in, options from bicycle and car rentals to third-party shuttle services invite exploration.

If you are traveling by car, please see driving directions, from the airport or any other location.

Getting Here

Airport

Cairns Airport (CNS)

Travel Distance: Approximately 68.0 km/42.26 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Group
  • Approximately 1,200 AUD
  • 24 hours
  • 30 minutes
  • Soak in the natural beauty of Port Douglas as you approach the resort via helicopter. The Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Group delivers guests directly from the Cairns Airport to the resort’s helipad in approximately 30 minutes.

    Contact reservations@quicksilver-cruises.com for more information or to make a reservation.

Sun Palm Transport
  • Rates vary based on selected service.
  • 24 hours
  • 90 minutes
  • (61)(7) 4099 1191; Reservation Required
  • Onsite;

    Catch a ride with Sun Palm Transport, which offers shared rides, large group transportation, and private sedan services.

    Private sedan service accommodates up to three guests with carry-on luggage, while an executive van with luggage trailer can fit up to seven guests. Meanwhile, a shared coach offers regularly scheduled trips. Please note that baby/child seats cannot be accommodated on buses. Visit sunpalmtransport.com.au for more information.

    Scheduled Coach Fares:

    • Passengers 11 years and older: 36 AUD, one-way
    • Children 10 years and younger: 18 AUD, one-way
Exemplar Coaches and Limousines
  • Rates vary based on selected service.
  • 24 hours
  • 60 minutes
  • Enjoy door-to-door transfers to the resort. Choose from a private sedan, stretch limousine, or shared-ride options. Please visit http://www.exemplaronline.com.au for more information or to make reservations.

Taxi
  • 180 AUD; Approximate fare
  • 1 hour
Thrifty Car Rental
  • Rates vary based on selected vehicle.
  • 1 hour
  • (61)(2) 9353 9000 ; Reservation Required
  • Located in the arrivals hall of Cairns Airport.

Port

The Reef Marina

Travel Distance: Approximately 4.0 km/2.49 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Exemplar Coaches and Limousines
  • Rates vary based on selected service.
  • 24 hours
  • 5 minutes
  • Enjoy door-to-door transfers to the resort. Choose from a private sedan, stretch limousine, or our shared-ride options. Please visit http://www.exemplaronline.com.au for more information or to make reservations.

Sun Palm Transport
  • Rates vary based on selected service.
  • 24 hours
  • 10 minutes
  • Catch a ride with Sun Palm Transport, which offers shared rides, large group transportation, and private sedan services.

    Private sedan service accommodates up to three guests with carry-on luggage, while an executive van with luggage trailer can fit up to seven guests. Meanwhile, a shared coach offers regularly scheduled trips. Please note that baby/child seats cannot be accommodated on buses. Visit sunpalmtransport.com.au for more information.

Taxi
  • 10 AUD; Approximate fare
  • 10 minutes
Excellence Shuttle
  • 5 AUD
    • Sunday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Monday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Tuesday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Wednesday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Thursday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Friday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Saturday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 10 minutes
  • (61)(7) 0432 797 280; Reservation Required
  • For guests arriving in Port Douglas via private boat, the third-party Excellence Shuttle provides transportation from The Reef Marina to the resort.

Cairns Marlin Marina

Travel Distance: Approximately 66.0 km/41.01 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Exemplar Coaches and Limousines
  • Rates vary based on selected service.
  • 24 hours
  • 60 Minutes
  • Enjoy door-to-door transfers to the resort. Choose from a private sedan, stretch limousine, or shared-ride options. Please visit http://www.exemplaronline.com.au for more information or to make reservations.

Sun Palm Transport
  • Rates vary based on selected service.
  • 60 minutes
  • Catch a ride with Sun Palm Transport, which offers shared rides, large group transportation, and private sedan services.

    Private sedan service accommodates up to three guests with carry-on luggage, while an executive van with luggage trailer can fit up to seven guests. Meanwhile, a shared coach offers regularly scheduled trips. Please note that baby/child seats cannot be accommodated on buses. Visit sunpalmtransport.com.au for more information.

Railway

Cairns Railway Station

Travel Distance: Approximately 70.0 km/43.5 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Exemplar Coaches and Limousines
  • Rates vary based on selected service.
  • 24 hours
  • 60 minutes
  • Enjoy door-to-door transfers to the resort. Choose from a private sedan, stretch limousine, or shared-ride options. Please visit http://www.exemplaronline.com.au for more information or to make reservations.

Sun Palm Transport
  • Rates vary based on selected service.
  • 24 hours
  • 60 minutes
  • (61)(7) 4099 1191; Reservation Required
  • Catch a ride with Sun Palm Transport, which offers shared rides, large group transportation, and private sedan services.

    Private sedan service accommodates up to three guests with carry-on luggage, while an executive van with luggage trailer can fit up to seven guests. Meanwhile, a shared coach offers regularly scheduled trips. Please note that baby/child seats cannot be accommodated on buses. Visit sunpalmtransport.com.au for more information.

Getting Around

By Bus

Port Douglas Public Bus Service
  • 8 AUD; One way and return journey tickets can be purchased on board from the driver.
    • Sunday
      8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Monday
      8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Tuesday
      8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Wednesday
      8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Thursday
      8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Friday
      8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Saturday
      8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
  • 5 minutes
  • Onsite;

    Public bus service operates throughout Port Douglas. A pickup point is conveniently located in the resort lobby with service stops every 30 minutes.

By Rental Car

Rental Car
  • Rates vary based on selected vehicle and company.
  • 24 hours
  • See the local sights at your own pace with a rental car. Third-party rental cars are available at the Cairns Airport, Cairns CBD railway station, and Port Douglas town center. Additionally, guests can arrange car pick-up and drop-off at the resort.

By Third Party Shuttle

Local Shuttles
  • One-way: 5 AUD; Round-trip: 8 AUD
    • Sunday
      6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    • Monday
      6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    • Tuesday
      6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    • Wednesday
      6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    • Thursday
      6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    • Friday
      6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    • Saturday
      6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Excellence Shuttle
  • 5 AUD
    • Sunday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Monday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Tuesday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Wednesday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Thursday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Friday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Saturday
      7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • (61)(7) 0432 797 280
  • Excellence Shuttle provides round-trip transport from The Reef Marina to the resort and beyond. Guests will the opportunity to explore a number of intermediary dining, entertainment, and shopping stops, including the Sunday markets along the way. Privately chartered tours, sunset cruises, and more are also available from the marina.

By Bicycle

Bicycle Rental
  • From 12 AUD per day
  • 24 hours
  • Maximize your stay by hopping on a bike to explore our 147-hectare resort as well as the town of Port Douglas. An automatic bicycle-hire rack is located next to the porte cochere. Available via credit card, it offers daily rentals of adult bicycles. A limited number of pre-attached child seats are also available.

By Hotel Shuttle

Resort Transportation
  • Onsite;

    The resort provides on-site transportation to your guest room or villa. Complimentary transfers to the Mirage Country Club and Fitness Centre are also available.

By Air

Sheraton Mirage Helipad
  • Fee varies
  • 24 hours
  • Survey the iconic natural beauty of Port Douglas from the air. Several local helicopter companies, such as GBR Helicopters, work directly with the resort to offer scenic flights, air tours, and helicopter charters throughout Port Douglas and its surrounding reefs and rainforests.

    For private access to our helipad, please contact the resort.

Note: Estimated charges, fees and schedules are not guaranteed by hotel. Driving distance may be affected by local conditions and traffic.

Parking Information

Additional Information

If you require transportation assistance, or if you have any additional requests, please feel free to contact us at (61)(7) 4099 5888.