8 days in Queensland Itinerary

8 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Fly
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Gold Coast
— Few hours
Drive
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Eumundi
— 1 night
Train to International Airport, platform 1, Fly to Cairns
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Fly

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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 22nd (Sun): explore the galleries of Anthea Polson Art and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast day trip app.

Melbourne to Gold Coast is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, Gold Coast is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Eumundi.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Highlights from your trip
Anthea Polson Art ©
Art Gallery
Anthea Polson Art
4.8

1
night
Eumundi

Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): browse the exhibits of Artisans Gallery, stop by Berkelouw Book Barn, and then hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Eumundi online journey planner.

Drive from Gold Coast to Eumundi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Eumundi

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Artisans Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Artisans Gallery
5.0

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Village Gallery and Tanks Arts Centre. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the galleries of Michael Seebeck Gallery, browse the different shops at Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre, and take in the exciting artwork at Underart Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Eumundi to Cairns in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Palm Cove Beach ©
Must see
Palm Cove Beach
4.5
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Head to Funstuff by Lynda and Ngarru Galleryfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, stroll through Four Mile Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, and savor the flavors at Mossman Saturday Market.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Douglas road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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