24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  25​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Tweed Heads
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Noosa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Trinity Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Daintree
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

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 find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in October, things will get much warmer in Brisbane: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Museum of Brisbane ©
Museum of Brisbane
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coolangatta Beach and Kirra Beach. Relax by the water at Burleigh Heads Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's lots more to do: revel in the low prices at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, and tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Gold Coast by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Tweed Heads.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

2
nights
Tweed Heads

Tweed Heads ©
Tweed Heads is a city in New South Wales. On the 15th (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Gypsy Calm Water Cruise and then kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Burleigh Head National Park, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kirra Beach.

To see maps and tourist information, read Tweed Heads trip builder .

Getting from Gold Coast to Tweed Heads by car takes about an hour. In October in Tweed Heads, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Tweed Heads

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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Gypsy Calm Water Cruise ©
Gypsy Calm Water Cruise
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

1
night
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie and then delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tweed Heads to Fraser Island. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kings Beach and Peregian Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Mooloolaba Beach and Noosa River. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, tee off at Tewantin-Noosa Golf Club, wander the streets of Hastings Street, and stop by The Real McCaul.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Trinity Beach.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eumundi, Kings Beach, Mooloolaba Beach
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets

2
nights
Trinity Beach

Trinity Beach ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Barron Falls.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Trinity Beach fast, fun, and easy.

Explore your travel options from Noosa to Trinity Beach with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Trinity Beach are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Daintree.

Things to do in Trinity Beach

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Kuranda, Palm Cove
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda

3
nights
Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. Step off the beaten path and head to Daintree National Park and Daintree Discovery Centre. Escape the urban bustle at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Daintree Tea. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonga Beach and take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Daintree online journey planner .

Getting from Trinity Beach to Daintree by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Daintree

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree Discovery Centre, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Wonga Beach ©
Wonga Beach

4
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic Village Herberton and Atherton Tablelands. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Michaelmas Cay. Spend the 28th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Daintree to Cairns takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. October in Cairns sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Historic Village Herberton
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

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