4 days in Mackay Region & Seventeen Seventy Itinerary

4 days in Mackay Region & Seventeen Seventy Itinerary

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4 days in Mackay Region & Seventeen Seventy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h
1
Eungella
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Richmond
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h 45​min
3
Seventeen Seventy
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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Eungella

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Sydney to Eungella is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Eungella hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Richmond.

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Forest Flying
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Forest Flying

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Richmond

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Richmond is a town and locality in the Shire of Richmond in western Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Richmond Fossil Hunting Sites, explore and take pictures at Cambridge Downs Heritage Display Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Kronosaurus Korner.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Richmond trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Eungella to Richmond in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Eungella in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Richmond, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Seventeen Seventy.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums
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Kronosaurus Korner ©
Kronosaurus Korner

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Seventeen Seventy

Seventeen Seventy ©
Seventeen Seventy, also written as 1770, is a town and locality in Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia, built on the site of the second landing by James Cook and the crew of HM Bark Endeavour in May 1770 (Cook's first landing in what is now the state of Queensland). Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Lieutenant James Cook Monument Cairn and then head off the coast to Lady Musgrave Island. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Joseph Banks Regional Park.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Seventeen Seventy trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Seventeen Seventy takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Richmond in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Seventeen Seventy, with highs around 28°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seventeen Seventy

Nature Parks Wildlife

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Lady Musgrave Island
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Lady Musgrave Island
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