8 days in Brisbane Region & Port Douglas Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane Region & Port Douglas Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane Region & Port Douglas Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
2
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  12​h
End: Singapore

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and stroll around Roma Street Parkland.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip maker site .

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Brisbane, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in Brisbane reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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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.
Spend the 29th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 1st (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in June: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

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