17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Dusseldorf
Fly:  30​h
Noosa
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 30​min
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Cape Hillsborough
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  4​h 30​min
Magnetic Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Innisfail
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
Dusseldorf

2
days
Noosa

Noosa
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Hastings Street. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Noosa is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Fraser Island.

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Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park
Tewantin National Park ©
Tewantin National Park
Laguna Lookout ©
Laguna Lookout

2
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island online holiday builder .

Getting from Noosa to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You'll set off for Cape Hillsborough on the 26th (Fri).

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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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days
Cape Hillsborough

Cape Hillsborough
To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Hillsborough trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fraser Island to Cape Hillsborough. In October in Cape Hillsborough, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll set off for Airlie Beach on the 27th (Sat).

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2
days
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 27th (Sat): stop by Beach Book Boutique and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then stop by Grotty Yachty Clothing.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Cape Hillsborough to Airlie Beach in 2 hours. In October in Airlie Beach, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Magnetic Island.

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Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

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Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island ©
On the 30th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Geoffrey Bay, browse the exhibits of Magnetic Island Museum, then tour the water at your own pace with Pilgrim Sailing, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Magnetic Island Forts Walk.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Magnetic Island driving holiday app .

Getting from Airlie Beach to Magnetic Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Innisfail.

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Pilgrim Sailing ©
Pilgrim Sailing

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Innisfail

Innisfail ©
Innisfail a town and locality in the Cassowary Coast Region in Far North Queensland, Australia. On the 31st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Innisfail Temple, then stroll through Paronella Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Etty Bay.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Innisfail driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Magnetic Island to Innisfail. In October, daytime highs in Innisfail are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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Paronella Park
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Paronella Park
Etty Bay ©
Etty Bay

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days
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 2nd (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Innisfail to Cairns in 1.5 hours. November in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

Safaris, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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