11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h
1
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tin Can Bay
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
5
Gellibrand
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Aireys Inlet
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kirra Beach. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's still lots to do: stroll through Kurrawa Beach, browse the fresh offerings at Sanctuary Markets, admire all the interesting features of Metricon Stadium, and buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast planner .

Melbourne to Gold Coast is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Gold Coast: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Metricon Stadium ©
Metricon Stadium
Sanctuary Markets ©
Sanctuary Markets

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): wander the streets of Wynnum Esplanade and then examine the collection at Opal Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Wynnum Esplanade
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Opal Museum ©
Opal Museum

1
night
Noosa

Noosa
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Plan my day in Noosa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Brisbane to Noosa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Tin Can Bay on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Noosa

Outdoors Tours Parks
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1
night
Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay ©
Tin Can Bay is a town and locality in the Wide Bay–Burnett region in Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Searys Creek, contemplate the waterfront views at Poona Lake, and then visit a coastal fixture at Double Island Point Lighthouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tin Can Bay route builder site .

Drive from Noosa to Tin Can Bay in 1.5 hours. On the 10th (Wed), you're off toGellibrand.

Things to do in Tin Can Bay

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Rainbow Beach, Double Island Point Lighthouse
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Poona Lake ©
Poona Lake
Searys Creek ©
Searys Creek

1
night
Gellibrand

Gellibrand ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Hopetoun Falls and then take a peaceful walk through The Redwoods.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gellibrand trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tin Can Bay to Gellibrand. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Aireys Inlet.

Things to do in Gellibrand

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Beech Forest
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The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods
Hopetoun Falls ©
Hopetoun Falls

2
nights
Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet ©
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Point Addis Marine National Park and Kennet River. There's still lots to do: stroll around Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve, try for a hole-in-one at Great Ocean Road Mini Golf, sample the tasty concoctions at Salt Brewing, and get engrossed in the history at Great Ocean Road Story.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Aireys Inlet online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Gellibrand to Aireys Inlet takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Aireys Inlet are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Anglesea, Great Ocean Road Story, Kennet River
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Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park
Kennet River ©
Kennet River
Great Ocean Road Mini Golf ©
Great Ocean Road Mini Golf

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