47 days in Australia Itinerary

47 days in Australia Itinerary

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47 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
3
Mosman
— 1 night
taxi:  15​min
4
Manly
— 2 nights
+4
ferry + train + Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 15​min
5
Airlie Beach
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Palm Cove
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h 15​min
10
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Torquay
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
12
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  30​h
End: Toronto

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Dicky Beach and Moffat Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard and West End. Step out of Brisbane to go to Ipswich and see Queens Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library Of Queensland, ponder the world of politics at City Hall, and explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery.

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Toronto, Canada to Brisbane is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 15 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in March, with highs in Brisbane at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Caloundra, Queens Park, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard
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City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens
Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard ©
Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard
Museum of Brisbane ©
Museum of Brisbane

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Coolangatta Beach and Natural Bridge. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Burleigh Heads Beach and Kirra Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Belongil Beach (in Byron Bay), Broken Head Beach (in Broken Head) and Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sea views from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, tour the water at your own pace with Sunrise Sailing Charters, and stroll through Tugun Beach.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast journey maker tool .

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Mosman.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Belongil Beach, Broken Head Beach, Lennox Head Beach
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

1
night
Mosman

Mosman ©
If it weren't for the amazing view of Sydney Harbour, Mosman might seem light-years away from Australia's largest and busiest city.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Tamarama Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bronte Beach, and then kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mosman driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Gold Coast to Mosman in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Mosman can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Manly.

Things to do in Mosman

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronte Beach, Tamarama Beach
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Tamarama Beach ©
Tamarama Beach

2
nights
Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
On the 16th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Manly Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Manly Art Gallery and Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fairlight Beach, and finally stroll through Shelly Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Avalon Beach and then stroll through Palm Beach.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Manly trip itinerary app .

Manly is very close to Mosman. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Manly

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Avalon Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Avalon Beach ©
Avalon Beach

5
nights
Airlie Beach

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Horseshoe Bay and Grays Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Heart Reef and Airlie Beach Lagoon. Step out of Airlie Beach to go to Bowen and see Mother Beddock Rock, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: choose your vessel at Charter Yachts Australia, tour on your own time with Cumberland Charter Yachts, kick back and relax at Boathaven Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Whitsunday Boat Hire.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Manly to Airlie Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Manly in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Airlie Beach, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Bowen
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 22:
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Gallo DairyLand. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Balloon Rides and Muddy's Playground. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, and look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Cairns

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 27:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
Balloon Rides

3
nights
Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Visiting Trinity Beach and Agincourt Reef will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Opal Reef and Mowbray National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Palm Cove online vacation planner .

Palm Cove is very close to Cairns. In March in Palm Cove, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Palm Cove

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

5
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alice Springs Reptile Centre and Trephina Gorge Nature Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Iranti Art Gallery. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Road Transport Hall of Fame, explore the striking landscape of Emily Gap, and get a taste of the local shopping with Tjanpi Desert Weavers.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Palm Cove to Alice Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Palm Cove in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 40°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Red Centre
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Yulara
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at London Bridge and Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. Step off the beaten path and head to Port Campbell National Park and Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warrnambool: Port Campbell (Gibsons Steps, Loch Ard Gorge, & more). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Griffiths Island, get some jogging in at Foreshore Promenade, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, and kick back and relax at Logan's Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Warrnambool takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Griffiths Island
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

3
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, then admire the sheer force of Sheoak Falls, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mait's Rest. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Lorne Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Torquay day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. April in Torquay sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Torquay

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorne, Mait's Rest
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, then experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, and then take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cow Bay Beach.

Make your Cape Tribulation itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Torquay to Cape Tribulation by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Torquay in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cape Tribulation: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Thornton Beach, Cow Bay Beach
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