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
Drive:  2​h
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
4
Tangalooma
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h
5
Gold Coast
— 4 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.
To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Brisbane attractions planning website .

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. In August, Brisbane is a bit warmer than Hobart - with highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C. You will leave for Caloundra on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:

3
nights
Caloundra

Caloundra ©
You've added Aussie World, Big Kart Track, Aqua Fun Park, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Caloundra tour website .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Caloundra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Caloundra sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Australia Zoo, Big Kart Track, Aqua Fun Park
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Caloundra Jet Ski ©
Caloundra Jet Ski
Aussie World ©
Aussie World

2
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 Australian Outback Spectacular as well as Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get some fabulous bargains at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast and then take in a show at Australian Outback Spectacular.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip maker .

You can drive from Caloundra to Gold Coast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tangalooma.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
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Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast ©
Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast
Australian Outback Spectacular ©
Australian Outback Spectacular
Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre ©

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. To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tangalooma trip itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gold Coast to Tangalooma. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Tangalooma

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Warner Bros. Movie World as well as Sea World Theme Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Tangalooma to Gold Coast with the Route module. On the 11th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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