18 days in Queensland Itinerary

18 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tambo
— Few hours
2
Roma
— 1 night
3
St George
— 1 night
4
Hungerford
— 2 nights
5
Birdsville
— 1 night
6
Longreach
— 1 night
7
Winton
— 1 night
8
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
9
Cairns
— 3 nights
10
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
11
Brisbane
— 3 nights

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Tambo

Tambo ©
Tambo is a town located in Central West Queensland, Australia, on the banks of the Barcoo River. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): look for gifts at Tambo Teddies Pty Ltd and then take an in-depth tour of Tambo Heritage Precinct.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tambo vacation planner.

Brisbane to Tambo is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Roma.

Things to do in Tambo

Museums Shopping
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Tambo Teddies Pty Ltd ©
Tambo Teddies Pty Ltd

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Roma

Roma ©
Roma is a town, locality and the administrative centre in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 29th (Wed), do a tasting at Romavilla Winery, don't miss a visit to Roma's Biggest Bottle Tree, make a trip to The Big Rig, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Roma War Memorial Heroes Avenue, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Anglican Church Roma.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Roma trip site.

Traveling by car from Tambo to Roma takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to St George.

Things to do in Roma

Wineries Historic Sites
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St Paul's Anglican Church Roma ©
St Paul's Anglican Church Roma
The Big Rig ©
The Big Rig

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St George

St George ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at The Unique Egg and then do a tasting at Riversands Winery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the St George trip app.

Traveling by car from Roma to St George takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Hungerford.

Things to do in St George

Museums Shopping Wineries
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The Unique Egg ©
The Unique Egg
Riversands Winery ©
Riversands Winery

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Hungerford

Hungerford ©
Hungerford is a town and locality in outback South West Queensland, Australia, immediately north of the border with New South Wales and the Dingo fence. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Currawinya National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hungerford holiday planner.

Traveling by car from St George to Hungerford takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Birdsville.

Things to do in Hungerford

Nature Parks
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Currawinya National Park ©
Currawinya National Park

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night
Birdsville

Birdsville ©
Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get outside with Birdsville Races and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Red Sand Dune.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Birdsville driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Hungerford to Birdsville takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Birdsville, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Birdsville

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Birdsville Races ©
Birdsville Races

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night
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. On the 3rd (Mon), examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, thenexamine the collection at QANTAS Founders Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Langenbaker House.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Longreach trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Birdsville to Longreach takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Winton.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums

Side Trip

Langenbaker House
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QANTAS Founders Museum ©
QANTAS Founders Museum
Langenbaker House ©
Langenbaker House

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night
Winton

Winton ©
Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. On the 4th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Australian Age of Dinosaurs.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Winton online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Longreach to Winton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Winton

Museums
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Australian Age of Dinosaurs ©
Australian Age of Dinosaurs

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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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, stop by With Sugar, trot along with a tour on horseback, and head outdoors with Horses in Port.

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Traveling by flight from Winton to Port Douglas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Port Douglas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Esplanade Boardwalk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Terra Nova Gallery (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). The adventure continues: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Arrow Walk, and admire the sheer force of Crystal Cascades.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planning tool.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Crystal Cascades, Terra Nova Gallery, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Palm Cove Beach
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Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Elfotography Hervey Bay, stop by Harbour Gift Gallery, thensee majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally make a trip to The Pier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hervey Bay online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Cairns to Hervey Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cairns in August, things will get little chillier in Hervey Bay: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Elfotography Hervey Bay ©
Elfotography Hervey Bay
The Pier ©
The Pier

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba) and Giddy and Grace (in Maleny). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brisbane travel route tool.

Getting from Hervey Bay to Brisbane by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Brisbane, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Maleny, Scuba & Snorkeling
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Scuba & Snorkeling

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