11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
2
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
3
Bundaberg
— 1 night
4
Rockhampton
— 2 nights
5
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
6
Townsville
— 2 nights
7
Cairns
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Sat), gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Newstead House, thenexamine the collection at Opal Museum, thensnap pictures at Story Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brisbane day trip planning site.

Melbourne to Brisbane is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect Brisbane to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Distillery Tours
Story Bridge ©
Story Bridge

1
night
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): learn about all things military at Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Mary Poppins Statue, and then contemplate the long history of Mary Ann Steam Locomotive.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hervey Bay trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Brisbane to Hervey Bay by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Bundaberg on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Maryborough
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Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum ©
Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum
Mary Poppins Statue ©
Mary Poppins Statue

1
night
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Barolin Rocks, thenexperience rural life at Tinaberries, and then walk around Turtle Park.

For photos and tourist information, read our Bundaberg itinerary planner.

Getting from Hervey Bay to Bundaberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. June in Bundaberg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bargara
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Barolin Rocks ©
Barolin Rocks
Bundaberg Rum Distillery ©
Bundaberg Rum Distillery
Tinaberries ©
Tinaberries

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Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Capricorn Caves, thenexamine the collection at Archer Park Rail Museum, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rockhampton vacation builder website.

Traveling by train from Bundaberg to Rockhampton takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Archer Park Rail Museum ©
Archer Park Rail Museum

1
night
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 3rd (Fri), look for gifts at Grotty Yachty Clothing and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Airlie Beach vacation planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rockhampton in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Airlie Beach, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Townsville.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Speed Boats Tours
Grotty Yachty Clothing ©
Grotty Yachty Clothing

2
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
On the 4th (Sat), step off the mainland to explore Museum of Tropical Queensland, thenkick back and relax at The Strand, thencontemplate the long history of Kissing Point Fort, and finally don't miss a visit to Jezzine Barracks. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Castle Hill, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Drill Hall Studio, thenlearn about all things military at Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Riverway.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Townsville trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Airlie Beach to Townsville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Airlie Beach in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Townsville: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
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Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland
Jezzine Barracks ©
Jezzine Barracks
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Behana Gorge Waterfall, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip website.

You can fly from Townsville to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Nature Parks Tours
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Behana Gorge Waterfall
Behana Gorge Waterfall
Off-Road Tours
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum ©
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

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