8 days in Queensland Itinerary

8 days in Queensland Itinerary

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8 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Longreach
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

1
day
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at Opal Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane holiday planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Brisbane is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Bangkok in June: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Opal Museum ©
Opal Museum

1
night
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at QANTAS Founders Museum, then examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, and then get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum.

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You can fly from Brisbane to Longreach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Longreach are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums

Side Trip

Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum
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2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and Port Douglas Court House Museum. Spend the 25th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 27th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach and meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas travel route app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Longreach to Port Douglas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Longreach in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Port Douglas, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns road trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Photography Tours

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