17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Longreach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Winton
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Mount Isa
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

10
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 the city and head to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Obi Boardwalk. Get some cultural insight at Chenrezig Institute and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah (in Murwillumbah), Montville (Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith & Montville Art Gallery) and Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head). There's lots more to do: stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach, browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, step into the grandiose world of Sunshine Castle, and browse the exhibits of Caloundra Regional Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane vacation planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Brisbane. In August, daytime highs in Brisbane are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Maleny, Murwillumbah, Montville
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

2
nights
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. On the 25th (Sun), see the interesting displays at QANTAS Founders Museum, examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, and then take in the exciting artwork at Outback Pics. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at Longreach, then contemplate the long history of Longreach Powerhouse Museum, and finally stop by Spinifex Collections.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Longreach trip site .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Longreach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Brisbane, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Longreach, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Winton.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, Longreach
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2
nights
Winton

Winton ©
Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Waltzing Matilda Centre, then see the interesting displays at Australian Age of Dinosaurs, and then see the interesting displays at Qantilda Museum. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Bladensburg National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Winton tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Longreach to Winton takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Winton

Museums Parks Nature
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Australian Age of Dinosaurs ©
Australian Age of Dinosaurs
Waltzing Matilda Centre ©
Waltzing Matilda Centre
Qantilda Museum ©
Qantilda Museum

2
nights
Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get outside with Lake Moondarra and then get outside with Telstra Hill. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Hard Times Mine, then see the interesting displays at Outback at Isa, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Isa City Lookout.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mount Isa journey planner .

Traveling by car from Winton to Mount Isa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daytime highs in Mount Isa are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Outdoors Museums
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Lake Moondarra ©
Lake Moondarra
Outback at Isa ©
Outback at Isa
Hard Times Mine ©
Hard Times Mine

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