31 days in Queensland Itinerary

31 days in Queensland Itinerary

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31 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  28​h
1
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Caloundra
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
3
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  16​h 30​min
4
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + foot + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
7
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Riga


3
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 get in some beach time at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Kirra Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Greenmount Beach.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip maker app .

Riga, Latvia to Gold Coast is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 8 hours. Traveling from Riga in February, expect Gold Coast to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Caloundra.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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Caloundra

Caloundra ©
You'll get in some beach time at Noosa Main Beach and Peregian Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Maroochydore Beach in Maroochydore (about 30 minutes away).

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Caloundra route builder .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Caloundra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Caloundra, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Caloundra

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Noosa
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
We've included these beaches for you: Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip maker website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Caloundra to Fraser Island in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Airlie Beach Lagoon and Horseshoe Bay. Take a break from Airlie Beach with a short trip to Grays Bay in Bowen, about 1h 20 min away. On the 26th (Tue), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Spend the 27th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, look for gifts at Into The Blue Gallery, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Airlie Beach takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Airlie Beach when traveling from Fraser Island in February, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bowen
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Speed Boats Tours
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Four Mile Beach. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Annie's Ladies Boutique in Palm Cove, about 54 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 4th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas holiday builder tool .

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
We've included these beaches for you: Thornton Beach and Cow Bay Beach. Take a break from Cape Tribulation with a short trip to Bloomfield Waterfall in Bloomfield, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Myall Beach, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Bloomfield Waterfall
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Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Daintree Entomological museum ©
Daintree Entomological museum

5
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.
Visit Trinity Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 9th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 11th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nudey Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Macalister Brewing Company, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cairns road trip website .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Cairns by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach, Macalister Brewing Company
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Yorkeys Knob Beach ©
Yorkeys Knob Beach

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