29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  25​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 7 nights
bus:  3​h
4
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + foot + ferry:  5​h 45​min
6
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  16​h 15​min
7
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Noosa
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Munich

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

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Munich, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Munich to Brisbane. Traveling from Munich in July, things will get little chillier in Brisbane: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach and then find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast online journey planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, & more), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation). And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, stroll through Anzac Park, get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track, and choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises.

Plan my day in Cairns using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in August, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Daintree National Park, Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 11:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

3
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 12th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Daintree Discovery Centre and then delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, then kick back and relax at Myall Beach, then experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, and finally explore and take pictures at Marrdja Botanical Walk.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. August in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Daintree Discovery Centre, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for gifts at With Sugar and then hunt for treasures at Sunday Market Port Douglas. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge and then see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge

3
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.
On the 17th (Fri), look for gifts at Whitsunday Opals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry from Port Douglas to Airlie Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Port Douglas in August: highs in Airlie Beach hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trip

Colour Me Crazy
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Speed Boats Tours
Whitsunday Opals ©
Whitsunday Opals

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island journey planner.

Getting from Airlie Beach to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 16.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Fraser Island when traveling from Airlie Beach in August, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach and then kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Noosa route maker app .

Getting from Fraser Island to Noosa by combination of car and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: 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 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Mooloolaba Beach
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:
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Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

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