15 days in Queensland Itinerary

15 days in Queensland Itinerary

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15 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Entebbe
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Cow Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  6​h 30​min
4
Eumundi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Entebbe

1
day
Cow Bay

Cow Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the galleries of Daintree Discovery Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cow Bay travel route builder site .

Entebbe, Uganda to Cow Bay is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Entebbe to Cow Bay. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Entebbe in December, with highs in Cow Bay at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cow Bay

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Floravilla Ice Cream Factory ©
Floravilla Ice Cream Factory

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.
Head to Coffee Works and Sunday Market Port Douglasfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and Janbal Gallery. Spend the 4th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 5th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and look for gifts at Funstuff by Lynda.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas road trip site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cow Bay to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Mossman, Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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.
Appreciate the collections at Historic Village Herberton and Underart Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Palm Cove Beach. Spend the 8th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, look for gifts at Australian Leather Company, take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Eumundi.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Tanks Arts Centre, Historic Village Herberton
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove 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. Appreciate the collections at Art on Cairncross and Artisans Gallery. Head to The Original Eumundi Markets and The Real McCaulfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eumundi: Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza (in Maroochydore) and Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park, explore the historical opulence of Sunshine Castle, and take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout.

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Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Cairns to Eumundi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eumundi

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Noosa, Sunshine Castle, Art on Cairncross, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Mooloolaba Beach
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

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