6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Mareeba
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Tully
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Townsville
— 1 night
4
Rockhampton
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

3
nights
Mareeba

Mareeba ©
Mareeba is a town on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mareeba: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach, Spas & Wellness, & more) and Trinity Beach (in Trinity Beach). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and experience rural life at Jaques Coffee Plantation.

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Brisbane to Mareeba is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mareeba, with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Tully.

Things to do in Mareeba

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Jaques Coffee Plantation ©
Jaques Coffee Plantation
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

1
night
Tully

Tully ©
Tully is a town and locality in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Tully Gorge National Park and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gumboot.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tully road trip planner .

You can drive from Mareeba to Tully in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Tully

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Tully Gorge National Park ©
Tully Gorge National Park
Golden Gumboot ©
Golden Gumboot

1
night
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): go for a walk through Castle Hill and then stroll through The Strand.

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You can drive from Tully to Townsville in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Townsville are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

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Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Nissan Navara Arena and then admire the natural beauty at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rockhampton online journey planner .

You can fly from Townsville to Rockhampton in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Rockhampton can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

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