14 days in Queensland Itinerary

14 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Gold Coast
— 1 night
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Noosa
— 2 nights
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip website.

Melbourne to Gold Coast is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gold Coast, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

2
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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park and then kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Watermelon Red, have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations, then kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Tinbeerwah.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stroll around Roma Street Parkland and then stroll around South Bank Parklands. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Psychic Twin Featherz, then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane route planning site.

Drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

2
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Airlie Beach

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 7th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Airlie Beach Lagoon, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Airlie Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Airlie Beach, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 8:
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Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, don't miss a visit to Freshwater Station, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at With Sugar, and identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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