8 days in Queensland Itinerary

8 days in Queensland Itinerary

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8 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Eumundi
— 1 night
+4
train + foot + Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 30​min
3
Airlie Beach
— 1 day
+3
ferry + foot + Fly + shuttle:  6​h
4
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 20th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park. Keep things going the next day: revel in the low prices at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Sanctuary Markets.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip maker site .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. In December, Gold Coast is little chillier than Singapore - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Eumundi.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Outdoors Shopping
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets, stop by The Real McCaul, then stop by Belmondos Organic Market, and finally wander the streets of Hastings Street.

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You can drive from Gold Coast to Eumundi in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Eumundi

Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Noosa
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
The Real McCaul ©
The Real McCaul
Hastings Street ©
Hastings Street

1
day
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Eumundi to Airlie Beach takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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day
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 24th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas attractions planning website .

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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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.
On the 25th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre and then relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns day trip site .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre

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