Excellence Coaches Private Transfer Service
1. Click here to see COVID SAFE Travel information Policy.
2. This form for private transfers between Cairns Airport and Port Douglas. Also Palm Cove <> Port Douglas, and Cairns Airport <> Palm Cove.
3. Cairns CBD/ Esplanade? Yes, see options in form.
4. T2 Domestic Terminal: Drivers meet you at baggage carousel 1 beside the airport shuttle desk with your name on a sign.
5. T1 International: Please use undercover walkway to domestic terminal
6. We use Toyota Hi Ace / Coaster and Hyundai iMax vans - 7 to 20 seats.
7. New limo service option: Black Mercedes Benz VS20 for 1-5 pax
8. Please book more than 24 hours before travel. If we have no availability we will not charge your card and instead advise options.
  • All fields with (*) are compulsory. Please check all fields in this form.

  • Please include the mobile number contactable at Cairns airport on the Australian phone network. If your number is outside Australia, please add the country code eg +44
  • Private transfer between Cairns and Port Douglas with no other passengers. Flights scheduled to arrive at Cairns Airport between 6am and 6pm daily.

    1 to 5 passengers: One way $250, or $489 return

    6 to 13 passengers: One Way $310 or $599 return

    The following services are available as private transfers with our 20 seater Toyota Coaster and luxury 57 seat coach.

    14 to 20 passengers: One way $420, or $750 return

    21 to 25 passengers: One way $520, or $950 return

    26 to 38 passengers: One way $570, or $1050 return

    39 to 57 passengers: One way $630, or $1150 return


    CAIRNS AIRPORT <> PALM COVE


    1 to 5 passengers: One way $90

    6 to 13 passengers: One Way $195


    PALM COVE <> PORT DOUGLAS

    1 to 5 passengers: One way $150

    6 to 13 passengers: One Way $220.


    Child seats: $10 one way or $20 return. Child seats now available all private transfers.
  • Please select your Excellence Coaches private transfer service

  • See above for prices
  • New black Mercedes Benz VS20 for 1-5 pax is at the end of the drop down list. See vehicle at Mercedes-Benz website
  • For the comfort of your group this helps us allocate the best private transfer vehicle.
  • Please let us know so we can ensure best capacity for your group.
  • Oversize items are not strollers, prams and wheelchairs.

    Oversize items are all $10 each per one way: Golf Bag / Fishing Gear / Portable Fridge / Guitar / Surfboard / Bike or Bike Bag / Keyboard Piano / Drum & other oversize. Please let us know in the field below so we can allocate space for your booking.
  • Prams, wheelchairs and strollers are no charge, but please advise so we can allocate space.
  • Buy weekly local shuttle tickets here and save. Each ticket valid 1 week / 7 days. We will provide your weekly local shuttle voucher when you arrive at Cairns airport.
  • Child seats are available for 5-13 pax transfers but are not compulsory on Queensland buses 13 seats and over.

    B = booster, FFR = front facing baby seat, RFR = rear facing baby seat. This ensures your seats are installed for your arrival, and departure. Passengers are welcome to bring their own child seat at no charge.
  • EG Enter 2 x B, 2 x RFR. Child seats must be booked so we can allocate and install. B = booster, FFR = front facing baby seat, RFR = rear facing baby seat.
  • Trip 1

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    Avoid 11 September between 6am to 1:30pm : - Grand Fondo bike race blocks the Captain Cook Highway.
  • Please enter 24 hours time format. For example: 14:40

    Flights scheduled to arrive after 6pm add after hours below. Flights scheduled to arrive after 6pm include JQ950, JQ964, VA1423, QF2362.

    Enter flight departure flight time if your transfer is departing from Port Douglas to catch departure at airport.

    Enter nil if no flight.
  • Private transfers for flights scheduled to arrive after 6pm select 'after hours' here which adds $50 night fee. Drivers earn extra for late night work. Thank you.
  • Enter your actual flight number like JQ958 or QF708. Please enter NIL if no arrival flight.
  • All Cairns City, ferry and accommodation pick up costs $20. Select Cairns City or "others" and add details in message or notes below. EG. Pick up from Hilton Cairns.
  • If you cannot find your hotel in this list, please add details in message box at the end of this form.
  • Trip 2

  • / /
    Avoid 11 September between 6am to 1:30pm : - Grand Fondo bike race blocks the Captain Cook Highway.
  • Please enter 24 hours time format. For example: 13:15. This is the scheduled time your flight leaves Cairns. Departure from Port Douglas is approx: 3 hours before domestic flights. The exact time will be confirmed by email 1-2 days before your departure.
  • Select last option "others" if you cannot find your accommodation in this list, and add details in message box below.
  • All Cairns City, ferry and accommodation drop off costs $20. Select Cairns City or "others" and add details in message or notes below. EG. Pick up from Port Douglas at 10am. Going to Hilton Cairns.
  • Payment

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  • COVID-19 cancellations: We offer your choice: 100% credit for 12 months or refund less standard cancel fees. See details

    If we have no availability for your booking we will not charge your card and instead advise options. 
  • Other (Optional)

    Enter any other details here to help us deliver your transfer.
  • Notes or comments to help us process your booking. Transfers from Port Douglas to Cairns City that have not selected Cairns accommodation drop off above