48 days in Queensland Itinerary

48 days in Queensland Itinerary

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48 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Fraser Island
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Maleny
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Noosa
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Brisbane
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h
5
Airlie Beach
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Caravonica
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
shuttle + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad

6
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, sightseeing, adventure, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, visit a coastal fixture at Sandy Cape Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to K'gari, and take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island travel planner.

Hyderabad, India to Fraser Island is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Maleny.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 19:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

5
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Get out of town with these interesting Maleny side-trips: Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba), Headland Golf Club (in Buderim) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Australia Zoo, stop by Podie Pie, experience rural life at Maleny Dairies, and kick back and relax at Maroochydore Beach.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fraser Island to Maleny. July in Maleny sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Podie Pie, Montville Art Gallery, Maroochydore Beach, Conondale National Park
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

6
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Change things up with a short trip to The Real McCaul in Eumundi (about 32 minutes away). Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Noosa Main Beach, play a few rounds at Tewantin-Noosa Golf Club, head outdoors with Phippsy's Smooth Water Charters, and get a new perspective on things with Boardwalk Boat Hire.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Noosa online itinerary creator.

Drive from Maleny to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Eumundi, Mount Coolum
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30:
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mount Coolum ©
Mount Coolum

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Surfers Paradise (SkyPoint Observation Deck & Surfer's Paradise Beach) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and meet the residents at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner.

Getting from Noosa to Brisbane by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 5:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

5
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.
Spend the 6th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 8th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the pleasant sights at Bicentennial Walkway, and enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Airlie Beach itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Brisbane in August since evenings lows in Airlie Beach dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Caravonica.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

6
nights
Caravonica

Step out of Caravonica to go to Palm Cove and see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Caravonica itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Airlie Beach to Caravonica with the Route module. While traveling from Airlie Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Caravonica, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Caravonica

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cairns, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cape Tribulation side-trips: Daintree (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Floravilla Ice Cream Factory & Art Gallery). Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire the natural beauty at Marrdja Botanical Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation trip generator.

Drive from Caravonica to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

6
nights
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.
Spend the 22nd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 23rd (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, head outdoors with Eclipse FNQ Charters, and tee off at Port Douglas Golf Tours.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Port Douglas itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In August in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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