14 days in Queensland Itinerary

14 days in Queensland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Queensland journey maker

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Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuranda
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Fitzroy Island
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Palm Cove
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
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Cape Tribulation
Bus to Cooktown, Fly to Brisbane

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Cairns

— 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Mon), trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary builder app.

Brisbane to Cairns is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuranda.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Spas

Kuranda

Kuranda is a town and locality on the Atherton Tableland in the Shire of Mareeba, Far North Queensland, Australia. To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kuranda vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Kuranda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You'll set off for Fitzroy Island on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Kuranda

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Fitzroy Island

— 4 nights
Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Fitzroy Island National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fitzroy Island vacation tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kuranda to Fitzroy Island. In June in Fitzroy Island, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for Port Douglas.

Things to do in Fitzroy Island

Parks · Nature · Spas · Wildlife

Port Douglas

— 4 nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: stroll through Four Mile Beach, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, browse the exhibits of Ngarru Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at Port Douglas Court House Museum.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fitzroy Island to Port Douglas. July in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove

— 2 nights
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
On the 7th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Biked & Beach - Palm Cove, then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, then look for gifts at Annie's at the Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and then get great views at Rex Lookout.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Palm Cove online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Palm Cove takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation

— 1 night
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Palm Cove to Cape Tribulation takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Cape Tribulation

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip maker site.

You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Queensland travel guide

4.3
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Wildlife Areas
Located in the northeast of Australia, Queensland boasts a rich history, efficient cities, picturesque coastline, and lush interior rainforest. Tourism in Queensland tends to revolve around the Sunshine State's countless beaches and coastal enclaves, which engender a laid-back, easygoing way of life. Named after Queen Victoria, the state was first settled by Europeans in the 17th century, but the area is believed to have served as home to the country's Aboriginal population as far back as 60,000 years.

Daintree Region travel guide

4.1
Wildlife Areas · Nightlife · River Rafting & Tubing
Located in the northeastern corner of the state of Queensland, the Daintree Region contains the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest in Australia. The forest runs as far as the region’s coastline and is part of a number of heritage sites and national parks. The area boasts significant biodiversity, with frogs, reptiles, marsupials, and a variety of bird species making the region their home.