12 days in Queensland Itinerary

12 days in Queensland Itinerary

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12 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Cairns
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: London

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Get outdoors at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Trail Bike Adventures. Spend the 13th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and take a memorable tour with Shaolin Junk Cruises.

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London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Cairns reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
days
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, and then experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm.

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Traveling by combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. August in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Safaris and Four Mile Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Port Douglas Microlights. There's more to do: stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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