5 days in Queensland Itinerary

5 days in Queensland Itinerary

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5 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + shuttle:  19​h
1
Port Douglas
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 4 hour difference. When traveling from Bengaluru in April, plan for slightly colder days in Port Douglas, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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