12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  11​h
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
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.
Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Warner Bros. Movie World in Oxenford, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary builder tool .

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Movie World
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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

2
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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes K'gari. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to K'gari and then contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. January in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

2
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Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Mona, and then go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and then paddle through the water with Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Hobart takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and bus. Traveling from Fraser Island in January, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 14°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Adventure Museums

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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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.
Kuniya Walk has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel website .

Fly from Hobart to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in January, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are much hotter (43°C), and nights are a bit warmer (26°C). On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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