14 days in Queensland Itinerary

14 days in Queensland Itinerary

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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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Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights

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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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, get your game on at Psychic Twin Featherz, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brisbane driving holiday website.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Airlie Beach Lagoon, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then take in the pleasant sights at Coral Beach and the Beak, Conway National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Airlie Beach online trip planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Airlie Beach by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Airlie Beach, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Coral Beach and the Beak, Conway National Park
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
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Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Airlie Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Daintree (Daintree Tea & Photography Tours) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Marrdja Botanical Walk, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, and admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Daintree, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Photography Tours
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk

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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: take a memorable tour with Tours, make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, stop by With Sugar, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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