7 days in Queensland Itinerary

7 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gold Coast
— 1 day
2
Mooloolaba
— 1 night
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
5
Hamilton Island
— 1 night

1
day
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast itinerary planner.

Brisbane to Gold Coast is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Gold Coast are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

1
night
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
On the 6th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Buderim Forest Park, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mooloolaba trip planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Mooloolaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Mooloolaba sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Buderim Forest Park
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Buderim Forest Park ©
Buderim Forest Park

2
nights
Port Douglas

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 7th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef and then identify plant and animal life at Daintree National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Agincourt Reef.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip planner.

Getting from Mooloolaba to Port Douglas by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mooloolaba in June, with highs in Port Douglas at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Daintree National Park
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Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Birdworld Kuranda, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kuranda, Trinity Beach
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River Rafting & Tubing
Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

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night
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get outside with Jetryder, thengo for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hamilton Island road trip planning app.

Getting from Cairns to Hamilton Island by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in June: highs in Hamilton Island hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina

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