4 days in Queensland Itinerary

4 days in Queensland Itinerary

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4 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
3
Brisbane
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
End: Adelaide

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral and then trek along Esplanade Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns holiday website .

Adelaide to Cairns is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Adelaide - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip maker website .

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Adventure Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Brisbane in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Port Douglas in November: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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