7 days in Queensland Itinerary

7 days in Queensland Itinerary

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7 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 day
+2
train + foot + Fly:  28​h
End: Brussels

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Cairns is 9 hours. Traveling from Brussels in April, things will get warmer in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
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 17th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip planner .

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. April in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, then stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Port Douglas to Gold Coast by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in April, things will get slightly colder in Gold Coast: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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