7 days in Queensland Itinerary

7 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Memphis
Fly:  30 h
1
Port Douglas
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Memphis

1
day
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 3rd (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Memphis, USA to Port Douglas is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 16 hour difference. September in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cairns are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Airlie Beach trip maker.

You can fly from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairns, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Airlie Beach, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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.
On the 6th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Brisbane fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Airlie Beach to Brisbane by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Airlie Beach in September, expect little chillier with lows of 55°F in Brisbane. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

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