6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Fly:  3​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Yeppoon
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Townsville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Cairns

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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.
To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip tool .

Cairns to Brisbane is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, Brisbane is slightly colder than Cairns - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Noosa.

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weyba.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Noosa day trip tool .

Getting from Brisbane to Noosa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yeppoon.

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Tewantin National Park ©
Tewantin National Park
Belmondos Organic Market ©
Belmondos Organic Market
Lake Weyba ©
Lake Weyba

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Yeppoon

Yeppoon
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yeppoon day trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Noosa to Yeppoon. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You will leave for Airlie Beach on the 15th (Fri).

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Airlie Beach

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.
On the 15th (Fri), look for gifts at Colour Me Crazy, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Airlie Beach tour builder app .

Getting from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. In March in Airlie Beach, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Townsville.

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Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef
Colour Me Crazy ©
Colour Me Crazy

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Townsville

Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
On the 16th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Townsville online day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Townsville are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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