18 days in Queensland Itinerary

18 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Gold Coast
— 1 night
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Noosa
— 2 nights
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Brisbane
— 1 night
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Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
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Townsville
— 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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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast itinerary planning website.

Perth to Gold Coast is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Perth to Gold Coast, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in April, Gold Coast is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Wildlife Area
David Fleay Wildlife Park
4.2
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Ride / Activity
Infinity Attraction
3.8

2
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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
On the 12th (Sun), kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Noosa trip itinerary builder tool.

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 your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
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Must see
Noosa Main Beach
4.7
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National Park
Noosa National Park
4.8
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.9

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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.
Warner Bros. Movie World has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, then enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane tour planning site.

Getting from Noosa to Brisbane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Brisbane sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:
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Beach
Moffat Beach
4.7

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 15th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours and then enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Brisbane to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Airlie Beach when traveling from Brisbane in April, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Townsville.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Speed Boats Tours
4.7
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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
3.8

2
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Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through The Strand and then go for a walk through Castle Hill. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mount Stuart and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Townsville visit app.

You can drive from Airlie Beach to Townsville in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Airlie Beach in April: highs in Townsville hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Townsville

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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Beach
The Strand
4.8
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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6
Scenic Walking Area
Castle Hill
4.8

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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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. There's more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and sample the tasty concoctions at Blue Sky Brewery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Cairns itinerary planner.

You can fly from Townsville to Cairns in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

3
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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.
Visit Thornton Beach and Myall Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Photography Tours and Daintree Discovery Centre. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, and learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation road trip planning website.

You can drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Daintree National Park
4.7
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.7
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Science Museum
Daintree Discovery Centre
3.8

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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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, and get outside with Horses in Port.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. April in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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