11 days in Queensland & Gosford Itinerary

11 days in Queensland & Gosford Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairns
— 2 nights
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
4
Gosford
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Cairns is known for wildlife, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, and make a trip to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns online road trip planner.

Tampa, USA to Cairns is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 15 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tampa in November, with highs in Cairns at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
nights
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 13th (Fri): look for gifts at With Sugar, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Plan my Port Douglas trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

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

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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 15th (Sun), stroll around South Bank Parklands and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Brisbane in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, Brisbane is little chillier than Port Douglas - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gosford.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

2
nights
Gosford

Gosford ©
Gosford is a suburb located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australian Reptile Park. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a splash at Central Coast Aqua Park, thenmeet the residents at Australian Reptile Park, and then get some fabulous bargains at The Factory.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gosford trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Gosford takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in November, Gosford is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gosford

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Avoca Beach
Highlights from your plan
Australian Reptile Park ©
Australian Reptile Park
Avoca Beach ©
Avoca Beach
Central Coast Aqua Park ©
Central Coast Aqua Park

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