15 days in Queensland Itinerary

15 days in Queensland Itinerary

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15 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Perth
+3
Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  13 h 15 min
1
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Noosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h
4
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8 h
End: Perth

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, make a trip to K'gari, kick back and relax at Indian Head, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island online travel route planner .

Perth to Fraser Island is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight, ferry, and car. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Fraser Island is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fraser Island when traveling from Perth in February, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park and then stroll through Noosa Main Beach. On your second day here, look for gifts at Watermelon Red, kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, then have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mooloolaba
Highlights from your plan
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): 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: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by car from Noosa to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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

2
nights
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 14th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Daydream Island Living Reef, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Airlie Beach day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Airlie Beach, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Daydream Island Living Reef
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns online road trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
On the 19th (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for gifts at With Sugar. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Ngarru Gallery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

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

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In February, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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