22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Yeppoon
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Townsville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
8
Mackay
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
9
Bundaberg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Nagpur

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach. On your second day here, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, then admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner .

Nagpur, India to Brisbane is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Nagpur to Brisbane. Traveling from Nagpur in November, you will find days in Brisbane are little chillier (31°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Noosa road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Noosa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Noosa

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

The Original Eumundi Markets
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 11th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Mary Ann Steam Locomotive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade, then stop by Harbour Gift Gallery, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hervey Bay trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Noosa to Hervey Bay in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yeppoon.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Childers, Burrum Heads Beach, Mary Ann Steam Locomotive
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits ©
Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits

1
night
Yeppoon

Yeppoon ©
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary, then kick back and relax at Yeppoon Main Beach, then make a trip to Singing Ship, and finally stroll around Anzac Plaza Emu Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yeppoon trip planning app .

You can drive from Hervey Bay to Yeppoon in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Yeppoon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trip

Emu Park
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Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Singing Ship ©
Singing Ship

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, stop by Into The Blue Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Above & Below Photography Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yeppoon in November: highs in Airlie Beach hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Townsville.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

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

1
night
Townsville

Townsville
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Townsville road trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You will leave for Cairns on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cairns trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Townsville to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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nights
Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. On the 20th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Caneland Central Shopping Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Cape Hillsborough National Park.

You can plan Mackay trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cairns to Mackay. In November, daytime highs in Mackay are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Mackay

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Cape Hillsborough National Park
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1
night
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bundaberg travel planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mackay to Bundaberg. Traveling from Mackay in November, Bundaberg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Gold Coast.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Museums Shopping
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Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery ©
Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Anthea Polson Art. Head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Step out of Gold Coast with an excursion to Cape Byron Lighthouse in Byron Bay--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast route planner.

Getting from Bundaberg to Gold Coast by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bundaberg in November: highs in Gold Coast hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Byron Lighthouse, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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