30 days in Queensland Itinerary

30 days in Queensland Itinerary

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30 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Herberton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cow Bay
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Townsville
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
6
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h
7
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Noosa
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Stockholm

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Village Gallery and St Monica's Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. Spend the 5th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, browse the exhibits of Underart Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Samurai Gallery Australia.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cairns day trip site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in April, things will get much hotter in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Herberton.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
night
Herberton

Herberton ©
Herberton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Spy & Camera Museum, then steep yourself in history at Historic Village Herberton, then identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tableland, and finally view the masterpieces at Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Herberton online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Herberton takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Cow Bay.

Things to do in Herberton

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Atherton Tableland, Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Spy & Camera Museum ©
Spy & Camera Museum
Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe ©
Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe

1
night
Cow Bay

Cow Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get curious at Daintree Discovery Centre, then browse the exhibits of Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

To plan Cow Bay vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Herberton to Cow Bay in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cow Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 11th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for gifts at With Sugar, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, and browse the exhibits of Des Spencer Galleries.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas tour planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cow Bay to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. In April in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Get some historical perspective at National Trust Heritage Centre and St James Cathedral. Get outdoors at Museum of Tropical Queensland and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of Townsville, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum, and delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Townsville trip planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Townsville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Queensland, Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum
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Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Strand ©
The Strand

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Above & Below Photography and Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. On the 18th (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Airlie Beach trip builder website .

You can take a bus from Townsville to Airlie Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Townsville in April, plan for little chillier days in Airlie Beach, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Albert Street Uniting Church. Popular historic sites such as Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel) and Cathedral Square are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Airlie Beach to Brisbane takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Airlie Beach in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Brisbane. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

4
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chenrezig Institute and Sunshine Castle. Get some historical perspective at Caloundra Lighthouses and Everglades. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Montville (Montville Art Gallery & Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith), Lows Lookout (in Coolum Beach) and Mapleton Observatory (in Mapleton). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park, browse the exhibits of Artisans Gallery, examine the collection at Queensland Air Museum, and learn about all things military at Noosa Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Noosa trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Noosa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Caloundra, Montville, Buderim, Chenrezig Institute, Lows Lookout
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Mapleton Observatory ©
Mapleton Observatory
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Chenrezig Institute ©
Chenrezig Institute

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Take a break from the city and head to Sandy Cape Lighthouse and Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island online travel planner .

Getting from Noosa to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Sandy Cape Lighthouse ©
Sandy Cape Lighthouse
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

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