14 days in Queensland Itinerary

14 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  4 h
1
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Daintree
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
5
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  6 h 45 min
6
Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Sydney

1
night
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
On the 3rd (Sun), kick back and relax at Catseye Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Hamilton Island Golf Club, thentake in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, and then get outside with Jetryder.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hamilton Island trip itinerary builder app.

Sydney to Hamilton Island is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Hamilton Island at 33°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina

2
nights
Port Douglas

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 5th (Tue): explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, thenhead outdoors with Horses in Port, thentake some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and finally make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Hamilton Island to Port Douglas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and shuttle. November in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Daintree.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Trinity Beach
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Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

1
night
Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. On the 7th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Daintree National Park, thencapture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tranquility Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Daintree road trip planning app.

Drive from Port Douglas to Daintree in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Daintree are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Daintree

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Daintree National Park
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Photography Tours

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Get in touch with nature at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Esplanade. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bundaberg Rum Distillery and Alexandra Park Zoo. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along The Pier, don't miss a visit to Australiana Cottage Crafts, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and admire the natural beauty at Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Hervey Bay travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Daintree to Hervey Bay takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Daintree in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Hervey Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Bundaberg
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Allom and then explore the activities along Eli Creek.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island holiday maker tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hervey Bay to Fraser Island in 4.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

2
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
On the 13th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ninderry, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): kick back and relax at Maroochydore Beach, thenhike along Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, and then get great views at McCarthy's Lookout.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mooloolaba trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Fraser Island to Mooloolaba in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus. In November, daytime highs in Mooloolaba are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Maleny, Maroochydore Beach, Mount Ninderry
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 15th (Fri), stroll through Kurrawa Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then stroll through Burleigh Head National Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb, thenkick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kirra Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip maker site.

You can drive from Mooloolaba to Gold Coast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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