6 days in Queensland Itinerary

6 days in Queensland Itinerary

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6 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  25​h
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Cairns. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in April: highs in Cairns hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then admire the masterpieces at GOMA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dicky Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Brisbane tour planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in April: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 78°F and lows are around 61°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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