11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  30​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Bundaberg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Gladstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rockhampton
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Mackay
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Airlie Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
7
Townsville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Mission Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Krakow


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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 19th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then wander the streets of West End.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planner .

Krakow, Poland to Brisbane is an approximately 30-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Krakow in August, expect Brisbane to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Neighborhoods
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Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
West End ©
West End

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Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, then sample the fine beverages at Bundaberg Rum Distillery, then identify plant and animal life at Mon Repos, and finally get great views at Hummock Lookout.

Plan my day in Bundaberg using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Brisbane to Bundaberg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Bundaberg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gladstone.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Wildlife Breweries
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Mon Repos ©
Mon Repos
Bundaberg Rum Distillery ©
Bundaberg Rum Distillery
Hinkler Hall of Aviation ©
Hinkler Hall of Aviation

1
night
Gladstone

Gladstone
Gladstone is a city in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. Make your Gladstone itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Bundaberg to Gladstone by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bundaberg in August since evenings lows in Gladstone dip to 17°C. You'll set off for Rockhampton on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Gladstone

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Rockhampton Heritage Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Capricorn Caves, then kick back and relax at Farnborough Beach, and finally look for gifts at Coastal Funk. On the next day, play a few rounds at Rockhampton Golf Club and then meet the residents at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rockhampton trip builder .

Getting from Gladstone to Rockhampton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Gladstone in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rockhampton, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Yeppoon
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Rockhampton Heritage Village ©
Rockhampton Heritage Village

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hours
Mackay

Mackay
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mackay trip planner.

You can drive from Rockhampton to Mackay in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mackay can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You will leave for Airlie Beach on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Mackay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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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.
On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon and then get to know the fascinating history of Shute Harbour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Airlie Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Mackay to Airlie Beach in 2 hours. Traveling from Mackay in August, Airlie Beach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Townsville.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Shute Harbour ©
Shute Harbour

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Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Museum of Tropical Queensland, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Strand, and then take in the pleasant sights at Castle Hill.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Townsville tour itinerary app .

You can take a bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Airlie Beach in August, you will find days in Townsville are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are slightly colder (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Museums
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

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Mission Beach

Mission Beach ©
Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mission Beach trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Townsville to Mission Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Cairns.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Shopping Museums
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Helen Wiltshire Gallery ©
Helen Wiltshire Gallery

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night
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 25th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral and then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip builder website .

Getting from Mission Beach to Cairns by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

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