15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bundaberg
Drive:  4​h
1
Yeppoon
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Mission Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Townsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Cape Hillsborough
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Bundaberg

2
nights
Yeppoon

Yeppoon ©
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Jim Crow National Park, Wreck Point Scenic Lookout, Yeppoon Skate Park, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): ponder the design of Keppel Kraken, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Jim Crow National Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Farnborough Beach, and finally get outside with Yeppoon Lagoon. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Byfield National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Yeppoon trip itinerary maker app .

Bundaberg to Yeppoon is an approximately 4-hour car ride. June in Yeppoon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Yeppoon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Byfield National Park
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Byfield National Park ©
Byfield National Park
Yeppoon Lagoon ©
Yeppoon Lagoon
Keppel Kraken ©
Keppel Kraken

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Airlie Beach Lagoon has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): trek along Whitsunday Great Walk, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then go for a walk through Bicentennial Walkway.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Airlie Beach planning app .

Traveling by car from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Yeppoon in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Airlie Beach, with lows around 21°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Whitsunday Great Walk ©
Whitsunday Great Walk
Kayaking & Canoeing
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

2
nights
Mission Beach

Mission Beach ©
Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Mission Beach trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Airlie Beach to Mission Beach takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tully Gorge National Park
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Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
Tully Gorge National Park ©
Tully Gorge National Park
Helen Wiltshire Gallery ©
Helen Wiltshire Gallery

5
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Get in touch with nature at Horseback Riding Tours and Dubuji Boardwalk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime and Birdworld Kuranda. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Granite Gorge Nature Park in Mareeba, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and hunt for treasures at Sunday Market Port Douglas.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas road trip tool .

You can drive from Mission Beach to Port Douglas in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Townsville.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Granite Gorge Nature Park, Birdworld Kuranda, Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime, Dubuji Boardwalk
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda
Granite Gorge Nature Park ©
Granite Gorge Nature Park

2
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
On the 6th (Sat), kick back and relax at The Strand and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Stuart. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour, then contemplate the long history of National Trust Heritage Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Townsville online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Townsville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Port Douglas in July since evenings lows in Townsville dip to 17°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cape Hillsborough.

Things to do in Townsville

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Cape Hillsborough

Cape Hillsborough ©
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Platypus Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cape Hillsborough online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Townsville to Cape Hillsborough takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Townsville in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cape Hillsborough: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Hillsborough

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Platypus Beach, Finch Hatton Gorge
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Finch Hatton Gorge ©
Finch Hatton Gorge
Platypus Beach ©
Platypus Beach

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