5 days in Queensland Itinerary

5 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 1 day
Fly
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Fly

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

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 2nd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then walk around South Bank Parklands.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane tour itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Brisbane. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns road trip planning tool.

Fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Cairns sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Hiking Trail
Esplanade Boardwalk
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Spa
Spas
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. January in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Safari
Safaris
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