22 days in Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

22 days in Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

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22 days in Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  26​h
Brisbane
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h
Cairns
— 10 nights
Fly:  28​h
Manchester

9
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.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Dreamworld (in Coomera) and Marina Mirage (in Main Beach). There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Australia Zoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip builder app .

Manchester, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Brisbane. Traveling from Manchester in November, expect Brisbane to be much hotter, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Main Beach, Warner Bros. Movie World, Dreamworld, Australia Zoo
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

10
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.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation), Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail Bike Adventures.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns holiday planner.

You can 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Trinity Beach, Daintree National Park, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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