8 days in Queensland Itinerary

8 days in Queensland Itinerary

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8 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Noumea, Grand Terre
Fly:  6​h
1
Cairns
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + foot + train:  8​h 15​min
3
Eumundi
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Noumea, Grand Terre

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk and then look for gifts at Australian Leather Company. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns vacation planner.

Noumea, New Caledonia to Cairns is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Noumea to Cairns is minus 1 hour. In June in Cairns, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Australian Leather Company ©
Australian Leather Company

4
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.
Do your shopping at Sunday Market Port Douglas and Ngarru Gallery. Kids will enjoy Four Mile Beach and Safaris. Spend the 18th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, take in the exciting artwork at Des Spencer Galleries, stop by With Sugar, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas online day trip planner .

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Eumundi.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

1
day
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 22nd (Sat), look for gifts at Berkelouw Book Barn, then browse the exhibits of Artisans Gallery, then browse the exhibits of Tina Cooper Gallery, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Eumundi trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Port Douglas to Eumundi by combination of shuttle, flight, and train takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

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

1
night
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 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Eumundi to Gold Coast takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre ©
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

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