60 days in Queensland Itinerary

60 days in Queensland Itinerary

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60 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Maleny
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Noosa
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Fraser Island
— 5 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
6
Longreach
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
7
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Townsville
— 5 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
11
Airlie Beach
— 6 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  29​h
End: Toronto

5
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach, and see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary website .

Toronto, Canada to Brisbane is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 15 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect Brisbane to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Mt. Gravatt Mini Golf
Find places to stay May 2 — 7:
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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

5
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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and get in on the family fun at Dreamworld.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Maleny.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay May 7 — 12:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

5
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Venture out of the city with trips to Glass House Mountains National Park (in Glass House Mountains), Podie Pie (in Nambour) and Charlie Moreland Camping Area (in Kenilworth). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, browse the exhibits of Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, take some stellar pictures from McCarthy's Lookout, and explore the striking landscape of Conondale National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Maleny trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Gold Coast to Maleny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Maleny, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Montville, Kenilworth, Glass House Mountains National Park, Podie Pie, Mapleton Observatory
Find places to stay May 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Conondale National Park ©
Conondale National Park

6
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Caloundra Coastal Walk (in Kings Beach), Mount Coolum (in Coolum Beach) and Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach, SunJet Simulations, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park, get your game on at Rockit Climbing Gym, kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, and walk around Wirreanda Park.

Plan my Noosa trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Maleny to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Buderim, Caloundra, Warana, Sunshine Coast Brewery
Find places to stay May 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

5
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, enjoy the sand and surf at Indian Head, and enjoy the sea views from Sandy Cape Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Fraser Island trip itinerary site .

Getting from Noosa to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Fraser Island Great Walk ©
Fraser Island Great Walk
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

2
nights
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Change things up with these side-trips from Longreach: Ilfracombe (Wellshot Centre & Langenbaker House). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at QANTAS Founders Museum, make a trip to Captain Starlight of Starlight's Lookout, take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, and look for gifts at Spinifex Collections.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Longreach trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Longreach in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In May in Longreach, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ilfracombe, Longreach
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
QANTAS Founders Museum ©
QANTAS Founders Museum
Longreach ©
Longreach

6
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Go for a jaunt from Port Douglas to Daintree to see Elizas Gallery about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Longreach to Port Douglas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Longreach in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Port Douglas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre, Elizas Gallery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 7:
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Daintree (Daintree Tea & Photography Tours) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, and hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Daintree, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

7
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 Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Green Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Cairns Kart Hire Track
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Townsville is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Copperfield Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, and stroll through The Strand.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Townsville tour website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Townsville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Townsville, with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Queensland, Bowling Green Bay National Park, Copperfield Gorge
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
The Strand ©
The Strand
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Airlie Beach: Bowen (Horseshoe Bay, Grays Bay, & more). There's much more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and view the masterpieces at Above & Below Photography Gallery.

To plan Airlie Beach vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Take a bus from Townsville to Airlie Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Townsville in June, expect nights in Airlie Beach to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Bowen, Coral Beach and the Beak, Conway National Park
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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