8 days in Queensland Itinerary

8 days in Queensland Itinerary

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8 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
+2
shuttle + subway + Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Noosa
— 2 nights
+3
bus + train + foot + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Seattle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns visit website .

Seattle, USA to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 18 hours. In July, daytime highs in Cairns are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast tour itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairns in July; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 69°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Robina Town Shopping Centre ©
Robina Town Shopping Centre

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll explore and learn at Artisans Gallery and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sunshine Castle and Hastings Street. Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza (in Maroochydore), Opals Down Under (in Glenview) and MaisyMoo (in Caloundra). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, look for gifts at The Real McCaul, and enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach.

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Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

#Shopping, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Eumundi, Opals Down Under, Sunshine Castle, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, MaisyMoo
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Sunshine Castle ©
Sunshine Castle

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