10 days in Queensland Itinerary

10 days in Queensland Itinerary

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10 days in Queensland Itinerary

London
Fly:  25​h
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
London

2
days
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 4th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Brisbane is 10 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Brisbane at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
days
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 6th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Cairns.

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3
days
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 8th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

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Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. January in Cairns sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), you're off tohome.

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
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Esplanade Boardwalk

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