22 days in Adelaide, Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

22 days in Adelaide, Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

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22 days in Adelaide, Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

7
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Murray Street Vineyards and Kalleske Wines. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Tanunda (Kabminye Winery, Langmeil Winery, & more), Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars (in Greenock) and Eden Valley (Fernfield Wines & Flaxman Wines). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, look for gifts at Thorn-Clarke Wines, and savor the flavors at Domain Day Cellar Door.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Adelaide holiday maker tool .

London, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 9 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Wineries, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda, Marananga, Greenock, Eden Valley, Thorn-Clarke Wines
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Flaxman Wines ©
Flaxman Wines
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines

7
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queensland Art Gallery and Newstead House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Marina Mirage (in Main Beach), Kings Beach (in Caloundra) and Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane route planning website .

Fly from Adelaide to Brisbane in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Brisbane. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Burleigh Heads, Marina Mirage, Mooloolaba Beach, Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

6
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.
St Monica's Cathedral and Bones and Jones are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas & Wellness, & more), Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach, & more) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). Spend the 17th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairns sightseeing site .

Fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in November; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Trinity Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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