14 days in Queensland Itinerary

14 days in Queensland Itinerary

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14 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Georgetown
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  4 h 45 min
5
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h
6
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Sydney

1
night
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is a town and locality in the Shire of Etheridge, Queensland, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cobbold Gorge Tours. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Terrestrial - Ted Elliott Mineral Collection and then take a memorable tour with Cobbold Gorge Tours.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Georgetown trip builder website .

Sydney to Georgetown is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Georgetown

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Cobbold Gorge Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cobbold Gorge Tours ©
Cobbold Gorge Tours

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cape Tribulation side-trips: Photography Tours (in Daintree) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree Entomological museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park, and trek along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Cape Tribulation holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Georgetown to Cape Tribulation takes 7 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Photography Tours, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
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Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm
Photography Tours

3
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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, walk around Anzac Park, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and look for gifts at Annie's at the Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns online tour planner .

You can take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for gifts at Into The Blue Gallery, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach route planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Airlie Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairns in August, you will find days in Airlie Beach are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Into The Blue Gallery ©
Into The Blue Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll around South Bank Parklands and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brisbane trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Airlie Beach to Brisbane takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Airlie Beach in August since evenings lows in Brisbane dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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