9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + bus:  15​h 15​min
Noosa
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Mackay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h
Rockhampton
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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days
Noosa

Noosa
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout. On your second day here, make a trip to HMAS Brisbane, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mooloolaba Beach, and then kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Noosa is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Noosa due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mackay.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

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Mooloolaba
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Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
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Mooloolaba Beach

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Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. On the 19th (Wed), make a splash at Bluewater Lagoon, then enjoy the sand and surf at Town Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lamberts Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mackay trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Noosa to Mackay. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Mackay

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Beaches
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Bluewater Lagoon ©
Bluewater Lagoon
Town Beach ©
Town Beach
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Lamberts Beach

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Airlie Beach trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Mackay to Airlie Beach in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Airlie Beach are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

#Tours, #Outdoors
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Speed Boats Tours

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Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore and take pictures at Nissan Navara Arena, then admire the natural beauty at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Capricorn Caves.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rockhampton online trip maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Airlie Beach to Rockhampton in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Airlie Beach in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Rockhampton, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Rockhampton

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands and then take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Rockhampton to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rockhampton in December, plan for slightly colder days in Brisbane, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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