6 days in Fraser Island, Seventeen Seventy & Gladstone Itinerary

6 days in Fraser Island, Seventeen Seventy & Gladstone Itinerary

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6 days in Fraser Island, Seventeen Seventy & Gladstone Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Seventeen Seventy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Gladstone
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Birrabeen.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip itinerary planner .

Brisbane to Fraser Island is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seventeen Seventy.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Nature Parks Beaches
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Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

1
night
Seventeen Seventy

Seventeen Seventy, also written as 1770, is a town and locality in Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia, built on the site of the second landing by James Cook and the crew of HM Bark Endeavour in May 1770 (Cook's first landing in what is now the state of Queensland). Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Joseph Banks Regional Park. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Lieutenant James Cook Monument Cairn and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seventeen Seventy trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fraser Island to Seventeen Seventy. In April in Seventeen Seventy, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gladstone.

Things to do in Seventeen Seventy

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lieutenant James Cook Monument Cairn ©

1
night
Gladstone

Gladstone ©
Gladstone is a city in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Tondoon Botanic Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, then get great views at Auckland Hill Lookout, then stroll around Spinnaker Park, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at East Shores Water Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gladstone online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seventeen Seventy to Gladstone takes 2 hours. In April in Gladstone, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gladstone

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Tondoon Botanic Gardens ©
Tondoon Botanic Gardens
Spinnaker Park ©
Spinnaker Park
Auckland Hill Lookout ©
Auckland Hill Lookout

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