7 days in Queensland Itinerary

7 days in Queensland Itinerary

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7 days in Queensland Itinerary

Boston
Fly:  35​h
Longreach
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Herberton
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Cooktown
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  23​h 30​min
Boston

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Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, see the interesting displays at QANTAS Founders Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Longreach trip itinerary tool .

Boston, USA to Longreach is an approximately 35-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Boston to Longreach. Traveling from Boston in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Longreach, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Herberton.

Things to do in Longreach

#Museums

Side Trip

Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum
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Herberton

Herberton ©
Herberton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia. To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Herberton trip itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Longreach to Herberton. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Herberton when traveling from Longreach in June, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cooktown.

Things to do in Herberton

#Museums, #Historic Sites

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The Crystal Caves
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves

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Cooktown

Cooktown ©
Cooktown is a small town and locality in the Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. On the 27th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at James Cook Museum, contemplate the long history of Cooktown History Centre, and then don't miss a visit to Grassy Hill.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cooktown trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Herberton to Cooktown takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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James Cook Museum ©
James Cook Museum
Cooktown History Centre ©
Cooktown History Centre

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral and then let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground.

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Traveling by car from Cooktown to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. In June in Cairns, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 66°F at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

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