22 days in Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

22 days in Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

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22 days in Brisbane & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Friedrichshafen
Fly:  29​h
1
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Cairns
— 11 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Friedrichshafen

7
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Surfers Paradise (SkyPoint Observation Deck & Surfer's Paradise Beach). Pack the 12th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, enjoy the sand and surf at Kings Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane tour itinerary planner .

Friedrichshafen, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Friedrichshafen to Brisbane is 9 hours. Traveling from Friedrichshafen in March, things will get warmer in Brisbane: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Surfers Paradise, Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World Theme Park, Mooloolaba Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

11
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, & more). Spend the 15th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and stroll through Trinity Beach.

Make your Cairns itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cairns, with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cape Tribulation, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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