24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  28​h
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mossman
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Atherton
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Yungaburra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Mission Beach
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + shuttle + Fly:  9​h
7
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Noosa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Eungella
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

3
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.
Village Gallery and Underart Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Des Spencer Galleries and Ngarru Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Four Mile Beach (in Port Douglas) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 26th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through Trinity Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Michael Seebeck Gallery, get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planning app .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Cairns is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in March, with highs in Cairns at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Mossman.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
Mossman

Mossman ©
Mossman is a town and a locality in Far North Queensland, Australia, on the Mossman River. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): pick up some local products at Mossman Saturday Market, then stroll through Wonga Beach, then do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and finally make a trip to Kuku yalanji cultural heritage beach walk.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mossman trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Mossman in 1.5 hours. In March in Mossman, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Mossman

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kuku yalanji cultural heritage beach walk, Wonga Beach
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Wonga Beach ©
Wonga Beach
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Mossman Saturday Market ©
Mossman Saturday Market

2
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
On the 31st (Sun), kick back and relax at Thornton Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree Discovery Centre, and then learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach, explore and take pictures at Cape Trib Farm, then take in the exciting artwork at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, and finally stroll through Myall Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Mossman to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Atherton.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Daintree Discovery Centre, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

2
nights
Atherton

Atherton ©
Atherton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tablelands within the Tablelands Region, Far North Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): view the masterpieces at Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio, browse the exhibits of Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe, then see the interesting displays at Herberton Mining Museum, then contemplate the long history of Historic Village Herberton, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at The Crystal Caves, look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tableland, then get engrossed in the history at Spy & Camera Museum, then pick up some local products at Humpy Nut World, and finally get engrossed in the history at Tolga Historical Society and Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Atherton trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Atherton takes 3.5 hours. In April in Atherton, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yungaburra.

Things to do in Atherton

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tolga, Herberton, Atherton Tableland
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Herberton Mining Museum ©
Herberton Mining Museum
Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio ©
Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio

1
night
Yungaburra

Yungaburra ©
Yungaburra is a town located on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia, not far from Cairns. On the 4th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Artistree Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonadio's Mabi Wildlife Reserve, then take in the exciting artwork at Full Circle Studio and Gallery, and finally make a trip to The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yungaburra trip itinerary tool .

Yungaburra is just a stone's throw from Atherton. April in Yungaburra sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Yungaburra

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Bonadio's Mabi Wildlife Reserve ©
Bonadio's Mabi Wildlife Reserve
Artistree Gallery ©
Artistree Gallery
The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour ©

1
night
Mission Beach

Mission Beach ©
Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
On the 5th (Fri), stroll through Mission Beach, then view the masterpieces at Helen Wiltshire Gallery, then look for gifts at The Pocket, and finally learn about winemaking at Murdering Point Winery.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mission Beach tour app .

Getting from Yungaburra to Mission Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Murdering Point Winery, The Pocket
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Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
The Pocket ©
The Pocket
Helen Wiltshire Gallery ©
Helen Wiltshire Gallery

1
night
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 6th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum, then browse the exhibits of Ashleigh Manley Art Gallery Homewares & Gifts, then take an in-depth tour of Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, and finally look for gifts at Mind, Body and Soul. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Burrum Heads Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Palace Backpackers Memorial, and then admire the striking features of Maryborough City Hall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hervey Bay online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Mission Beach to Hervey Bay takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Hervey Bay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maryborough, Palace Backpackers Memorial, Burrum Heads Beach
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Burrum Heads Beach ©
Burrum Heads Beach

4
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Popular historic sites such as Chenrezig Institute and Caloundra Lighthouses are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Artisans Gallery and Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith. Venture out of the city with trips to Caloundra (Sunshine Coast Turf Club & Caloundra Regional Art Gallery), Sunshine Castle (in Bli Bli) and Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, get a taste of the local shopping with Hastings Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Peregian Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Noosa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Hervey Bay to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eumundi, Caloundra, Montville, Mapleton Observatory, Mooloolaba Beach
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

3
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.
Head to The Henderson Gallery and Noosa Chocolate Factoryfor some retail therapy. We've included these beaches for you: Dicky Beach and Moffat Beach. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Eungella.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

1
day
Eungella

Eungella ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Finch Hatton Gorge and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Broken River.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Eungella travel planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brisbane to Eungella. In April, daily temperatures in Eungella can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eungella

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Finch Hatton Gorge
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Finch Hatton Gorge ©
Finch Hatton Gorge

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