5 days in Queensland Itinerary

5 days in Queensland Itinerary

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5 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Brisbane. In June, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises and then explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

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Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Cairns takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, Cairns is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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