13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— Few hours
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Gold Coast
— 1 night
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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
4
Daintree
— 1 night
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Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
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Cairns
— 2 nights
7
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
8
Yeppoon
— 1 night
9
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
10
Fraser Island
— 1 night
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Rainbow Beach
— 1 night

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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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Brisbane. In June, daytime highs in Brisbane are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Gold Coast on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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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.
For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast travel planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Gold Coast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfers Paradise Golf Club ©
Surfers Paradise Golf Club

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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.
On the 20th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, and then stop by Moonglow Jewellery. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip planner.

Fly from Gold Coast to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Gold Coast in June, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Daintree.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Tranquility Falls, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then kick back and relax at Wonga Beach.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Daintree trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Daintree takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Daintree sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Daintree

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Wonga Beach
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Wonga Beach ©
Wonga Beach
Photography Tours

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Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
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 23rd (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, then kick back and relax at Thornton Beach, then kick back and relax at Myall Beach, and finally stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation trip planner.

Getting from Daintree to Cape Tribulation by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

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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 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Mulgrave Settlers Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, stroll through Palm Cove Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns journey builder site.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cairns are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Mulgrave Settlers Museum, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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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 26th (Fri), explore the galleries of Into The Blue Gallery, then stroll through Airlie Beach Lagoon, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in June, expect nights in Airlie Beach to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yeppoon.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Into The Blue Gallery ©
Into The Blue Gallery

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Yeppoon

Yeppoon ©
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. On the 27th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail, then head outdoors with Yeppoon Lagoon, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yeppoon Main Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Wreck Point Scenic Lookout.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yeppoon online road trip planner.

You can drive from Airlie Beach to Yeppoon in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Airlie Beach in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Yeppoon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Yeppoon

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Yeppoon Lagoon ©
Yeppoon Lagoon
Wreck Point Scenic Lookout ©
Wreck Point Scenic Lookout

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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 28th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Burrum Heads Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Hervey Bay day trip website.

Drive from Yeppoon to Hervey Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June in Hervey Bay, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Burrum Heads Beach
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:
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Burrum Heads Beach ©
Burrum Heads Beach

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the activities along Eli Creek, then contemplate the waterfront views at Boomanjin lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hervey Bay to Fraser Island in 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Rainbow Beach.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Boomanjin lake ©
Boomanjin lake

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Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach ©
Rainbow Beach is a coastal town in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, east of Gympie. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Carlo Sand Blow and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cooloola Recreation Area.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Rainbow Beach in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Parks · Trails · Beaches

Side Trip

Cooloola Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow

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