19 days in Queensland Itinerary

19 days in Queensland Itinerary

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19 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
+2
Fly + foot + train:  27​h
1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Mooloolaba
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  28​h
End: Vienna

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kirra Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Get in touch with nature at Coolangatta Beach and Kurrawa Beach. Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, and explore the galleries of Watling Fine Art Galleries & Burleigh Framing.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner .

Vienna, Austria to Gold Coast is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vienna to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vienna in June, plan for little chillier days in Gold Coast, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

3
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kings Beach and The Original Eumundi Markets. Take a break from the city and head to Mooloolaba Beach and Peregian Beach. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sea views from Caloundra Lighthouses, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and delve into the lush surroundings at Buderim Forest Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mooloolaba trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Mooloolaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Mooloolaba, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Maroochydore Beach, Peregian Beach, Buderim Forest Park, The Original Eumundi Markets
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Horseshoe Bay and Whitehaven Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Grotty Yachty Clothing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Airlie Beach: Bowen (The Big Mango & Grays Bay). Spend the 19th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mooloolaba to Airlie Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Mooloolaba in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Airlie Beach, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bowen
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral. Get outdoors at Atherton Tablelands and Trinity Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio (in Tolga), Spas & Wellness (in Palm Cove) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 21st (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and have fun at Muddy's Playground.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cairns online visit planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Airlie Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Historic Village Herberton
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Sunday Market Port Douglas. Spend the 25th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

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