7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Airlie Beach
— 1 day
+3
ferry + foot + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Atlanta

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 7th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Airlie Beach driving holiday website .

Atlanta, USA to Airlie Beach is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Atlanta to Airlie Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in August, things will get a bit cooler in Airlie Beach: highs are around 72°F and lows about 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

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Kayaking & Canoeing
Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef

1
day
Port Douglas

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 8th (Thu), explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef and then see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Airlie Beach in August: highs in Port Douglas hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks
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Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

3
nights
Cairns

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 9th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, take in the dramatic natural features at Earl Hill, and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. August in Cairns sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 63°F at night. You will leave for home on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Earl Hill, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Palm Cove Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Earl Hill ©
Earl Hill
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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