9 days in Queensland Itinerary

9 days in Queensland Itinerary

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9 days in Queensland Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip website .

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Brisbane is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer ©
Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach and then find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) 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
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Gold Coast to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in November, with highs in Port Douglas at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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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 29th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and then enjoy some diversion at Muddy's Playground.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cairns visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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