13 days in Queensland Itinerary

13 days in Queensland Itinerary

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13 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + foot + train:  9​h
3
Eumundi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

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New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns. In September, Cairns is a bit cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Four Mile Beach. Head to Coffee Works and Funstuff by Lyndafor plenty of shopping. Spend the 4th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

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Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Eumundi.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

2
nights
Eumundi

Eumundi ©
Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Get in touch with nature at Noosa Main Beach and Mooloolaba Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hastings Street and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage. Get out of town with these interesting Eumundi side-trips: Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza (in Maroochydore) and Maleny (Art on Cairncross & Maleny Cheese). There's more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets and look for gifts at Belmondos Organic Market.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Eumundi trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, train, and bus from Port Douglas to Eumundi takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Eumundi

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Noosa, Maleny, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Mooloolaba Beach, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba 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 10th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, then revel in the low prices at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, then buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, and finally kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

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Drive from Eumundi to Gold Coast in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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