7 days in Queensland Itinerary

7 days in Queensland Itinerary

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7 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
For shopping fun, head to Village Gallery or Underart Gallery. Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Spend the 26th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 27th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Freshwater Station.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cairns itinerary planner.

Sydney to Cairns is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Opal Reef. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ngarru Gallery and Coffee Works Port Douglas. Spend the 31st (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas driving holiday planning website .

Take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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