23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Roma
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Dalby
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h
3
Mackay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Cape Hillsborough
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Airlie Beach
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
Rubyvale
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
Roma

Roma ©
Roma is a town, locality and the administrative centre in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Big Rig.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Roma trip planner .

Brisbane to Roma is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Dalby.

Things to do in Roma

#Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calico Cottage Crafts
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Calico Cottage Crafts ©
Calico Cottage Crafts
The Big Rig ©
The Big Rig
St Paul's Anglican Church Roma ©
St Paul's Anglican Church Roma

4
nights
Dalby

Dalby ©
Dalby is a town and locality in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. Spring Bluff and Preston Peak Winery Function Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Bunya Mountains National Park and Pottique Lavender Farm. Venture out of the city with trips to Kingaroy (Kingsley Grove Estate, Peanut Van, & more) and The Woolshed at Jondaryan (in Jondaryan). Next up on the itinerary: get lost in a book at Dalby Library.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dalby trip planner .

You can drive from Roma to Dalby in 3.5 hours. October in Dalby sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Dalby

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Kingaroy, Spring Bluff, The Woolshed at Jondaryan, Bunya Mountains National Park, Preston Peak Winery Function Centre
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:
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Spring Bluff ©
Spring Bluff
Bunya Mountains National Park ©
Bunya Mountains National Park
Kingsley Grove Estate ©
Kingsley Grove Estate

3
nights
Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Town Beach and Bucasia Beach. Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Bluewater Lagoon, buy something for everyone on your list at Caneland Central Shopping Centre, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and view the masterpieces at Fredericks Showcase Space.

Plan a Mackay trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Dalby to Mackay with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mackay when traveling from Dalby in October, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Hillsborough.

Things to do in Mackay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Theme Parks
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Caneland Central Shopping Centre ©
Caneland Central Shopping Centre
Town Beach ©
Town Beach
Bluewater Lagoon ©
Bluewater Lagoon

4
nights
Cape Hillsborough

Cape Hillsborough ©
Visiting Broken River and Smalleys Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Cape Hillsborough's surroundings by going to Finch Hatton (Forest Flying & Finch Hatton Gorge), Ballantyne's Strawberry Farm (in Camerons Pocket) and Eungella National Park (in Eungella).

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cape Hillsborough journey planner .

Drive from Mackay to Cape Hillsborough in an hour. October in Cape Hillsborough sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cape Hillsborough

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Eungella, Finch Hatton, Ballantyne's Strawberry Farm
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 28:
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Broken River ©
Broken River
Eungella National Park ©
Eungella National Park
Finch Hatton Gorge ©
Finch Hatton Gorge

6
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Airlie Beach Lagoon and Horseshoe Bay. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Cumberland Charter Yachts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Airlie Beach: Bowen (The Big Mango & Mother Beddock Rock). On the 31st (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef, look for gifts at Grotty Yachty Clothing, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Airlie Beach trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Cape Hillsborough to Airlie Beach in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rubyvale.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trip

Bowen
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 3:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Rubyvale

Rubyvale ©
Rubyvale is a town in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 4th (Sun), look for gifts at Pats Gems Tourist Fossicking Park and then look for gifts at Rubyvale Gem Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Miners Heritage and then look and learn at Rubyvale Observatory.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rubyvale driving holiday site .

You can drive from Airlie Beach to Rubyvale in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Airlie Beach in November, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Rubyvale: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rubyvale

#Shopping, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pats Gems Tourist Fossicking Park
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
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Miners Heritage ©
Miners Heritage
Pats Gems Tourist Fossicking Park ©
Pats Gems Tourist Fossicking Park
Rubyvale Gem Gallery ©
Rubyvale Gem Gallery

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