13 days in Mount Isa & Cairns Itinerary

13 days in Mount Isa & Cairns Itinerary

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Mount Isa
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Cairns
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Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia. On the 22nd (Tue), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hard Times Mine, examine the collection at Outback at Isa, and then take in panoramic vistas at Mount Isa City Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): examine the collection at Underground Hospital and Museum, get outside with Lake Moondarra, and then head outdoors with Telstra Hill.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Mount Isa itinerary planner.

Brisbane to Mount Isa is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Brisbane in September, expect nights in Mount Isa to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Museums · Outdoors
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Outback at Isa ©
Outback at Isa
Hard Times Mine ©
Hard Times Mine
Lake Moondarra ©
Lake Moondarra

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas), Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach, Flagstaff Hill Lookout, &more) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti). Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cairns Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Blue Arrow Circuit.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairns trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mount Isa to Cairns with the Route module. Traveling from Mount Isa in September, expect nights in Cairns to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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