47 days in Australia Itinerary

47 days in Australia Itinerary

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47 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Drive:  30​min
1
Edge Hill
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Cairns
— 36 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
5
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h
6
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Cairns

2
nights
Edge Hill

Edge Hill ©
On the 5th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Barron Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdworld Kuranda, and then have fun at Cable Ski Cairns. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rainforestation Nature Park, then meet the residents at Kuranda Koala Gardens, and then explore the striking landscape of Davies Creek National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Edge Hill trip maker app .

Cairns to Edge Hill is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Edge Hill

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kuranda, Cable Ski Cairns, Davies Creek National Park
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:
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Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda
Davies Creek National Park ©
Davies Creek National Park
Barron Falls ©
Barron Falls

36
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Paronella Park (in Mena Creek), Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe (in Tolga) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 8th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Millstream Falls National Park. There's lots more to do: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, do some two-wheel cruising with Trail Bike Adventures, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker .

Cairns is just a short distance from Edge Hill. In May, daytime highs in Cairns are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Yungaburra, Millaa Millaa, Atherton, Herberton, Malanda
Find places to stay May 7 — Jun 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): laugh and play at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach and then find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, Gold Coast is little chillier than Cairns - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
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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

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:
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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
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Fraser Island road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Brisbane to Fraser Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Fraser Island in June: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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