15 days in Queensland Itinerary

15 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Noosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach. On your second day here, head outdoors with Pelican Feeding, thenfind something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Gold Coast is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Gold Coast is 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Gold Coast at 32°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Caloundra Coastal Walk and then explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, look for gifts at Watermelon Red, thenstroll through Mooloolaba Beach, and finally have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip planning site.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra Coastal Walk
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

3
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane road trip planner.

You can drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 9th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Airlie Beach day trip site.

You can fly from Brisbane to Airlie Beach in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Airlie Beach, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stop by With Sugar. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas travel route planner.

Getting from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
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.
Cairns is known for wildlife, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see Off-Road Tours, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns holiday maker app.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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