11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairns
— 2 nights
2
Fitzroy Island
— 2 nights
3
Atherton
— 2 nights
4
Daintree
— 2 nights
5
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
6
Cairns
— Few hours

2
nights
Cairns

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.
On the 28th (Sun), kick back and relax at Yorkeys Knob Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns, appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades, thenlearn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip maker website.

Melbourne to Cairns is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in June, with highs in Cairns at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fitzroy Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Crystal Cascades, Palm Cove Beach, Cattana Wetlands, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Ellis Beach
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Cattana Wetlands ©
Cattana Wetlands
Yorkeys Knob Beach ©
Yorkeys Knob Beach
Crystal Cascades ©
Crystal Cascades

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Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Fitzroy Island National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Fitzroy Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fitzroy Island travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cairns to Fitzroy Island. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for Atherton on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Fitzroy Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fitzroy Island National Park ©
Fitzroy Island National Park

2
nights
Atherton

Atherton
Atherton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tablelands within the Tablelands Region, Far North Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at The Crystal Caves, take in the exciting artwork at Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio, and then explore the striking landscape of Mt. Hypipamee National Park. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Humpy Nut World, thenidentify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, thendon't miss a visit to Hou Wang Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Mount Baldy.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Atherton route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fitzroy Island to Atherton. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Daintree.

Things to do in Atherton

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Mt. Hypipamee National Park, Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio
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Atherton Tablelands
Atherton Tablelands
The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves
Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio ©
Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio

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nights
Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. On the 5th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Tranquility Falls, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Daintree National Park, and then experience rural life at Daintree Tea.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Daintree travel route site.

You can drive from Atherton to Daintree in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Daintree

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Daintree National Park
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Daintree Tea ©
Daintree Tea

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, get engrossed in the history at Port Douglas Court House Museum, thenlearn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and finally kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thendon't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, thentake some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and finally stop by Coffee Works Port Douglas.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas day trip site.

Drive from Daintree to Port Douglas in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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hours
Cairns

Cairns ©
On the 8th (Wed), stroll around Munro Martin Parklands, admire the masterpieces at KickArts Contemporary Arts, thenadmire the masterpieces at Cairns Art Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Samurai Gallery Australia.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairns holiday maker website.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Museums Shopping Parks
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Cairns Art Gallery ©
Cairns Art Gallery
Samurai Gallery Australia ©
Samurai Gallery Australia
KickArts Contemporary Arts ©
KickArts Contemporary Arts

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