15 days in Kakadu National Park & Queensland Itinerary

15 days in Kakadu National Park & Queensland Itinerary

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15 days in Kakadu National Park & Queensland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Anbangbang Billabong and Yellow Water. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, and examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online trip maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

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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.
Bring the kids along to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Wheel of Brisbane. Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Warner Bros. Movie World in Oxenford--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, have some family-friendly fun at Psychic Readings Twin Featherz, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Brisbane in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Movie World
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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.
Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 10th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, stop by With Sugar, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

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Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in August, with highs in Port Douglas at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Muddy's Playground, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns online travel planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. August in Cairns sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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