12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
+4
bus + shuttle + Fly + foot + train:  10​h
2
Beerwah
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Dallas

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Arch. Get in touch with nature at Great Otway National Park and Hopetoun Falls. Step out of Apollo Bay to go to Beech Forest and see The Redwoods, which is approximately 46 minutes away.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Apollo Bay road trip website .

Dallas, USA to Apollo Bay is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Apollo Bay is 16 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Beerwah.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beech Forest, The Arch, Great Otway National Park
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park
The Arch ©
The Arch
The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods

3
nights
Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. Australia Zoo has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ngungun, meet the residents at Australia Zoo, then have some family-friendly fun at Big Kart Track, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glass House Mountains National Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Glass House Mountains National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Beerwah trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train from Apollo Bay to Beerwah takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. In October in Beerwah, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glass House Mountains, Glass House Mountains National Park, Big Kart Track
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Glass House Mountains National Park ©
Glass House Mountains National Park ©
Mount Ngungun ©
Mount Ngungun

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scuba & Snorkeling. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Cairns driving holiday planning tool .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Beerwah to Cairns in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Beerwah in October: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 85°F and lows are around 69°F. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral
Scuba & Snorkeling

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