23 days in Queensland Itinerary

23 days in Queensland Itinerary

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23 days in Queensland Itinerary

Oslo
Fly:  25​h
Cairns
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Noosa
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 30​min
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  34​h
Oslo

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Monica's Cathedral and Michael Seebeck Gallery. You'll get in some beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, get out on two wheels at Trail Bike Adventures, and view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art.

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Oslo, Norway to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Oslo to Cairns, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in June, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Daintree Discovery Centre and Daintree National Park. Visit Myall Beach and Cape Tribulation Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cow Bay Beach, stroll through Dubuji Boardwalk, and get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum.

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Do a combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Cow Bay
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Four Mile Beach and Safaris. Spend the 23rd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

2
days
Gold Coast

Gold Coast
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, then stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then stroll through Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Gold Coast in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. In June, Gold Coast is a bit cooler than Port Douglas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

4
days
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Visit Sunshine Castle and Caloundra Lighthouses for their historical value. Visit Noosa Main Beach and Mooloolaba Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Lows Lookout (in Coolum Beach), Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park, get great views at Laguna Lookout, shop like a local with Hastings Street, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Peregian Beach.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip builder app .

Getting from Gold Coast to Noosa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra Lighthouses, Kings Beach, Sunshine Castle, Maroochydore Beach, Mooloolaba Beach
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

2
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Allom and then visit a coastal fixture at Sandy Cape Lighthouse.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In July in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Lake Allom ©
Lake Allom

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