8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

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— 2 nights
Fly to Brisbane, Bus to Stanthorpe
— 2 nights
Bus to Roma Street station, platform 4, Fly to Hamilton Island, Ferry to Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights



— 1 night
Roma is a town, locality and the administrative centre in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 20th (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Big Rig, steep yourself in history at Roma War Memorial Heroes Avenue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Anglican Church Roma, and finally don't miss a visit to Roma's Biggest Bottle Tree.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Roma journey builder app.

Brisbane to Roma is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Roma

Historic Sites
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— 2 nights
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Augustus, and finally take in the waterfront at The Fascine.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Carnarvon trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Roma to Carnarvon. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Roma to Carnarvon due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Carnarvon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stanthorpe.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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— 2 nights
Stanthorpe is a town situated in south east Queensland, Australia. On the 24th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Lawdogs Australia, examine the collection at Truffle Discovery Centre Stanthorpe, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Girraween National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Savina Lane Wines and then identify plant and animal life at The Granite Belt.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanthorpe trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Carnarvon to Stanthorpe in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Carnarvon to Stanthorpe is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Stanthorpe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

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Airlie Beach

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Whitsundays

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), stop by Beach Book Boutique, kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Daydream Island Living Reef, trek along Whitsunday Great Walk, and then explore the activities along Heart Reef.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Stanthorpe to Airlie Beach by combination of bus, flight, and ferry takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Australia travel guide

Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.