8 days in Queensland Itinerary

8 days in Queensland Itinerary

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8 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary tool .

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. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Brisbane reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

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
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.
On the 7th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, then kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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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 9th (Sat), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas online vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Gold Coast to Port Douglas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in March, expect Port Douglas to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 10th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Cable Ski Cairns and then experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary website .

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Cable Ski Cairns
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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