15 days in Queensland Itinerary

15 days in Queensland Itinerary

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15 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Herberton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cooktown
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
5
Eumundi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: London

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.
Do your shopping at Tanks Arts Centre and Rusty's Market. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Spend the 3rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, and look for gifts at Luminous Lights.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns planner .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Herberton.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Holloways Beach Markets, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

1
night
Herberton

Herberton ©
Herberton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia. On the 7th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Artistree Gallery, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Yungaburra Markets, then contemplate the long history of Historic Village Herberton, and finally make a trip to The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Herberton tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Herberton takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Herberton

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yungaburra
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour ©
Yungaburra Markets ©
Yungaburra Markets

4
nights
Port Douglas

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 Whileawayfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 8th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 10th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, take in the exciting artwork at Ngarru Gallery, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip planner .

You can drive from Herberton to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In September in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Cooktown.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Safaris
Sunday Market Port Douglas ©
Sunday Market Port Douglas

1
night
Cooktown

Cooktown ©
Cooktown is a small town and locality in the Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. On the 12th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Great Northern Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Finch Bay, and then enjoy the sea views from Grassy Hill.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cooktown itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cooktown in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Eumundi.

Things to do in Cooktown

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Finch Bay ©
Finch Bay
Grassy Hill ©
Grassy Hill

1
night
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. On the 13th (Fri), stop by The Real McCaul, step into the grandiose world of Sunshine Castle, then browse the different shops at Kawana Shoppingworld, and finally browse the different shops at Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, look for gifts at Belmondos Organic Market, and then shop like a local with Hastings Street.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Eumundi route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cooktown to Eumundi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eumundi

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noosa, Sunshine Castle, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Kawana Shoppingworld
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Hastings Street ©
Hastings Street
The Real McCaul ©
The Real McCaul

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