14 days in Margaret River Region & Queensland Itinerary

14 days in Margaret River Region & Queensland Itinerary

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Margaret River
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
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Cairns
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Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Kids will enjoy Canal Rocks and Yallingup Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hamelin Bay and Mammoth Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Gnarabup Beach, do a tasting at Island Brook Estate Winery, and Head underground at Lake Cave.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River online travel route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Margaret River is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

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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.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Opal Reef and Spas. Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Daintree (Tranquility Falls & Photography Tours) and Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation). There's more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef and look for gifts at With Sugar.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Port Douglas in 14 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Margaret River to Port Douglas. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Safaris

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mission Beach and Trinity Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Atherton Tablelands and St Monica's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda), Spas (in Palm Cove) and Lake Barrine (in Yungaburra). Spend the 30th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns vacation builder.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

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