43 days in Fraser Island, Brisbane & Adelaide Itinerary

43 days in Fraser Island, Brisbane & Adelaide Itinerary

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43 days in Fraser Island, Brisbane & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  32​h
1
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 18 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Adelaide
— 17 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Creations at The Harbour. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

Plan trip to Fraser Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Fraser Island is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 9 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Fraser Island reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Creations at The Harbour
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

18
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 a sense of the local culture at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and GOMA. Step out of the city life by going to Surfer's Paradise Beach and Mooloolaba Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Surfers Paradise (Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise & SkyPoint Observation Deck), Art on Cairncross (in Maleny) and Chenrezig Institute (in Eudlo). Pack the 26th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Sea World Theme Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Maroochydore Beach, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and meet the residents at Australia Zoo.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online trip planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In January, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Old Petrie Town, Mooloolaba Beach, Montville Art Gallery
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

17
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Horseshoe Bay and Aldinga Beach. Get in touch with nature at Cleland Wildlife Park and West Beach. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Greenock (Kalleske Wines & Murray Street Vineyards), Maggie Beer's Farm Shop (in Nuriootpa) and Thorn-Clarke Wines (in Angaston). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, and take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Adelaide itinerary planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Adelaide in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Adelaide, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda, McLaren Vale, Hahndorf, Marananga, Greenock
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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