8 days in Brisbane & Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: London

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

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London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, Brisbane is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
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.
Spend the 14th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas tour itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in August; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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