8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Palm Cove
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Yungaburra
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Eumundi
— 1 day
+2
train + foot + Fly:  7​h
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
4
Palm Cove
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
5
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
End: Palm Cove

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day
Yungaburra

Yungaburra ©
Yungaburra is a town located on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia, not far from Cairns. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Historic Village Herberton, savor the flavors at Humpy Nut World, then browse the exhibits of Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe, then look for gifts at The Peanut Place, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Full Circle Studio and Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yungaburra online road trip planner .

Palm Cove to Yungaburra is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July in Yungaburra, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Eumundi.

Things to do in Yungaburra

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tolga, Historic Village Herberton, Humpy Nut World
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe ©
Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe
The Peanut Place ©
The Peanut Place

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Eumundi

Eumundi ©
Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. On the 17th (Wed), stop by Berkelouw Book Barn, view the masterpieces at Artisans Gallery, explore the galleries of Tina Cooper Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre, and finally hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets.

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Explore your travel options from Yungaburra to Eumundi with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Eumundi

Shopping Museums
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Artisans Gallery ©
Artisans Gallery
Tina Cooper Gallery ©
Tina Cooper Gallery

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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.
Do your shopping at Rusty's Market and Underart Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Monica's Cathedral and McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery. Spend the 18th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, browse the different shops at Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre, view the masterpieces at Michael Seebeck Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns tour planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Eumundi to Cairns in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Cairns

Shopping Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Holloways Beach Markets
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Scuba & Snorkeling
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre

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Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
On the 21st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, look for gifts at Village Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Palm Cove road trip site .

Palm Cove is just a stone's throw from Cairns. In July, daily temperatures in Palm Cove can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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nights
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 21st (Sun): stop by With Sugar. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas route planner .

Port Douglas is just a short distance from Palm Cove. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Sunday Market Port Douglas ©
Sunday Market Port Douglas
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