14 days in Queensland Itinerary

14 days in Queensland Itinerary

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14 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Eumundi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cow Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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. Artisans Gallery and Seaview Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith and Mapleton Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Eumundi side-trips: Kawana Shoppingworld (in Buddina), Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage (in Buderim) and Montville (Montville Art Gallery & Flame Hill Vineyard). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets, enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre, and see the interesting displays at Queensland Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eumundi trip builder app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Eumundi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Eumundi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Eumundi

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Montville, Kawana Shoppingworld, Mapleton Observatory, Peregian Beach
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Artisans Gallery ©
Artisans Gallery
The Real McCaul ©
The Real McCaul

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St Monica's Cathedral and Doongal Aboriginal Art. Head to Underart Gallery and Rusty's Marketfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 20th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the masterpieces at KickArts Contemporary Arts, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and view the masterpieces at Michael Seebeck Gallery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cairns sightseeing website .

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Eumundi to Cairns in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach, Smithfield Shopping Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Village Gallery and Port Douglas Court House Museum. Shop till you drop at Des Spencer Galleries and Ngarru Gallery. Spend the 24th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 26th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, stroll through Four Mile Beach, and hunt for treasures at Sunday Market Port Douglas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. December in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cow Bay.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Cow Bay

Cow Bay ©
On the 28th (Fri), engage your brain at Daintree Discovery Centre, take some stellar pictures from Walu Wugirriga Lookout, then get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, and finally kick back and relax at Thornton Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cow Bay trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cow Bay in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Cow Bay can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Cow Bay

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Tribulation
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Daintree Entomological museum ©
Daintree Entomological museum

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