3 days in Bowen, Gympie Region & Gatton Itinerary

3 days in Bowen, Gympie Region & Gatton Itinerary

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3 days in Bowen, Gympie Region & Gatton Itinerary

Start: Townsville
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Bowen
— Few hours
Drive:  10​h 30​min
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Tin Can Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
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Gatton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Townsville

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Bowen

Bowen ©
Bowen is a coastal town and locality in the Whitsunday Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Horseshoe Bay and then appreciate the history behind The Big Mango.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Bowen trip itinerary maker tool .

Townsville to Bowen is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In June in Bowen, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Tin Can Bay.

Things to do in Bowen

Wildlife Outdoors Beaches
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
The Big Mango ©
The Big Mango

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Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay ©
Tin Can Bay is a town and locality in the Wide Bay–Burnett region in Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Searys Creek, then explore the activities along Poona Lake, and then explore the striking landscape at Carlo Sand Blow.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tin Can Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bowen to Tin Can Bay takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Gatton.

Things to do in Tin Can Bay

Nature Parks

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Rainbow Beach
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Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Poona Lake ©
Poona Lake
Searys Creek ©
Searys Creek

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Gatton

Gatton ©
Gatton is a town and the administrative centre of the Lockyer Valley local government area situated in the Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum and then trot along with Fordsdale horseback Adventures.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gatton road trip site .

You can drive from Tin Can Bay to Gatton in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatton

Tours Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum
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Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum ©
Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum