5 days in Queensland Itinerary

5 days in Queensland Itinerary

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5 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 15​min
1
Port Douglas
— 1 day
+3
shuttle + Fly + foot + ferry:  6​h
2
Airlie Beach
— 1 day
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

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 18th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas travel route planner.

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Port Douglas is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Auckland Central to Port Douglas. Traveling from Auckland Central in November, you will find days in Port Douglas are warmer (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Port Douglas

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry from Port Douglas to Airlie Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach and then stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cairns online driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Adventure

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Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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