11 days in Cairns & Brisbane Itinerary

11 days in Cairns & Brisbane Itinerary

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11 days in Cairns & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 5 nights
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Hamburg

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Palm Cove Beach and Safaris. Relax by the water at Trinity Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Spas & Wellness). Spend the 10th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, and take in nature's colorful creations at Munro Martin Parklands.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns attractions planner .

Hamburg, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Hamburg to Cairns, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hamburg in April, expect Cairns to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Dicky Beach will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at Moffat Beach and Captain Cook Highway. There's more to do: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands and admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairns in April, expect Brisbane to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Captain Cook Highway
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Suncorp Stadium
Suncorp Stadium

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