8 days in Airlie Beach & Brisbane Itinerary

8 days in Airlie Beach & Brisbane Itinerary

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8 days in Airlie Beach & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  29​h
1
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h
2
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): race across the water with a speed boat tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Heart Reef, then stroll through Airlie Beach Lagoon, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach road trip website .

Toronto, Canada to Airlie Beach is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Toronto to Airlie Beach. Traveling from Toronto in November, expect Airlie Beach to be warmer, temps between 33°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Speed Boats Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Surfer's Paradise Beach and Kings Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Burleigh Heads Beach and Dicky Beach. Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Mooloolaba Beach in Mooloolaba, about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, and kick back and relax at Moffat Beach.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brisbane online vacation planner .

Getting from Airlie Beach to Brisbane by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Airlie Beach in November, with lows around 21°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Gold Coast, Mooloolaba Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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