11 days in Queensland Itinerary

11 days in Queensland Itinerary

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11 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  29​h
1
Airlie Beach
— 1 day
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
5
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  26​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Plan trip to Airlie Beach with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Toronto, Canada to Airlie Beach is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Airlie Beach is 15 hours. Traveling from Toronto in June, Airlie Beach is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Adventure Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 13th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip website .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Airlie Beach in June, expect nights in Cairns to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Sat), stroll through Myall Beach, then delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, and then take some stellar pictures from Walu Wugirriga Lookout.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Walu Wugirriga Lookout
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, then relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and then look for gifts at Coffee Works.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Rotary Carousel Broadbeach, then stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, then kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast route planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Gold Coast takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in June, things will get a bit cooler in Gold Coast: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

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

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