10 days in Queensland Itinerary

10 days in Queensland Itinerary

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10 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cow Bay
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h
Cairns
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + foot + train + bus:  7​h
Noosa
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Safaris and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Get outdoors at Four Mile Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, browse the exhibits of Des Spencer Galleries, and stop by With Sugar.

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Sydney to Port Douglas is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. In July, Port Douglas is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cow Bay.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

2
nights
Cow Bay

Cow Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get curious at Daintree Discovery Centre, then relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cow Bay online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cow Bay takes 1.5 hours. July in Cow Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cow Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trip

Cape Tribulation
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Palm Cove Beach will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. There's more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cairns vacation builder site .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Cow Bay to Cairns in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Palm Cove Beach

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Hastings Street.

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Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Cairns to Noosa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Eumundi
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
The Real McCaul ©
The Real McCaul

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