24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Cairns
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 night
drive:  2​h
4
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Palm Cove
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Mission Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Townsville
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
8
Magnetic Island
— 1 day
ferry:  30​min
9
Townsville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
10
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
11
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
12
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
13
Yeppoon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
14
Agnes Water
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
15
Noosa
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
16
Fraser Island
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
17
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
18
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
19
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Amsterdam


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Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel tool .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in November; daily highs in Sydney reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Nightlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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Cairns

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.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns holiday planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. You will leave for Port Douglas on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Daintree Tours as well as Four Mile Beach. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Daintree Tours ©
Daintree Tours

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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.
Daintree Boatman Nature Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): capture your vacation like a pro with Daintree Boatman Nature Tours and then kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Daintree Boatman Nature Tours
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Daintree Boatman Nature Tours ©
Daintree Boatman Nature Tours

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Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Palm Cove holiday planning website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Palm Cove in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle. November in Palm Cove sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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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 10th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mission Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mission Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palm Cove to Mission Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Townsville.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Highlights from your plan
Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach

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Townsville

Townsville
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Townsville itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Mission Beach to Townsville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Townsville can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for Magnetic Island on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Magnetic Island National Park. On the 11th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Magnetic Island National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Magnetic Island trip planning app .

Magnetic Island is just a short distance from Townsville. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Townsville.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Magnetic Island National Park ©
Magnetic Island National Park

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Townsville

Townsville
To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Townsville trip itinerary maker app .

Townsville is just a short distance from Magnetic Island. You'll set off for Airlie Beach on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip planner .

Take a bus from Townsville to Airlie Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Highlights from your plan
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

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Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Step out of Whitsunday Island to go to Airlie Beach and see Scuba & Snorkeling, which is approximately 2h 30 min away.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Whitsunday Island itinerary builder site .

Traveling by ferry from Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Island takes 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Airlie Beach in November since evenings lows in Whitsunday Island dip to 22°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach
For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Airlie Beach online route planner .

Traveling by ferry from Whitsunday Island to Airlie Beach takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Airlie Beach, with lows of 27°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off toYeppoon.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Yeppoon

Yeppoon ©
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): head outdoors with Yeppoon Lagoon, enjoy the sand and surf at Yeppoon Main Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Farnborough Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yeppoon holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Airlie Beach to Yeppoon in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Airlie Beach in November, you will find days in Yeppoon are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are slightly colder (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Agnes Water.

Things to do in Yeppoon

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Keppel Kraken ©
Keppel Kraken
Yeppoon Lagoon ©
Yeppoon Lagoon

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Agnes Water

Agnes Water ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at 1770 Distillery, identify plant and animal life at Paperbark Forest Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agnes Water Main Beach.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Agnes Water trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Yeppoon to Agnes Water in 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Agnes Water

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
1770 Distillery ©
1770 Distillery

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Noosa

Noosa
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Noosa route planning tool .

Getting from Agnes Water to Noosa by car takes about 4.5 hours. On the 19th (Mon), you're off toFraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie and then stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

Plan a trip to Fraser Island easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout, and then kick back and relax at Peregian Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Noosa trip itinerary 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 by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marcoola Beach
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Laguna Lookout ©
Laguna Lookout

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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.
On the 21st (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
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Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
West End ©
West End

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Sydney

Sydney ©
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Clovelly. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Everglades Historic House and Gardens in Leura--about 1h 35 min away. Enjoy Sydney some more: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and kick back and relax at Coogee Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary maker .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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