12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Caloundra
— 3 nights
Travel:  1​h 30​min
3
Tangalooma
— 1 night
Travel:  1​h
4
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Brisbane

1
night
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.
You've now added Wheel of Brisbane to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): have fun at South Bank Parklands.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Brisbane day trip planning tool .

Hobart to Brisbane is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in August: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 25°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Caloundra.

Things to do in Brisbane

Fun & Games Parks Theme Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

3
nights
Caloundra

Caloundra ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aqua Fun Park, Big Kart Track and Aussie World.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Caloundra trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Brisbane to Caloundra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Tangalooma.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Australia Zoo, Aqua Fun Park, Big Kart Track
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Aussie World ©
Aussie World
Big Kart Track ©
Big Kart Track

1
night
Tangalooma

Tangalooma ©
Originally a whaling station, Tangalooma Island Resort (formerly known as Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort) is a resort on the west side of Moreton Island in Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): head off the coast to Moreton Island.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tangalooma online attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Caloundra to Tangalooma. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Tangalooma

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Moreton Island
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island

6
nights
Gold Coast

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre as well as Paradise Jet Boating. Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach, get outside with Pelican Feeding, get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and find something for the whole family at Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tangalooma to Gold Coast. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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