24 days in Townsville, Bundaberg & Brisbane Itinerary

24 days in Townsville, Bundaberg & Brisbane Itinerary

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24 days in Townsville, Bundaberg & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Townsville
— 8 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Bundaberg
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

8
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Townsville is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through The Strand, look for all kinds of wild species at Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, and delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Townsville trip site .

Sydney to Townsville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, Townsville is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Queensland, Copperfield Gorge, Willows Rotary Markets
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Scuba & Snorkeling
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

8
nights
Bundaberg

Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Explore Bundaberg's surroundings by going to Hervey Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mary Ryan's, & more). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bundaberg Rum Distillery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burrum Coast National Park, kick back and relax at Woodgate Beach, and see the interesting displays at Hinkler Hall of Aviation.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bundaberg trip planner .

You can fly from Townsville to Bundaberg in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Townsville in December, plan for little chillier nights in Bundaberg, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Hervey Bay
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bundaberg Rum Distillery ©
Bundaberg Rum Distillery
Hinkler Hall of Aviation ©
Hinkler Hall of Aviation

7
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.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Surfers Paradise (Infinity Attraction & Surfers Paradise Beach). There's much more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, take a leisurely stroll along Eagle Street Pier, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

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Traveling by flight from Bundaberg to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Australia Zoo
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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