8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h
4
Hamilton Island
— 1 day
Travel:  2​h 30​min
5
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
SSJG Heritage Centre and Short St Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Roebuck Bay and Reddell Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory, explore the galleries of Broome Gallery, cast your line with a fishing tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Broome vacation builder website .

Brisbane to Broome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in June, expect Broome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

1
night
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, then explore the activities along Myora Springs Conservation Area, then enjoy the sand and surf at Frenchman's Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cylinder Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Dunwich Cemetery and then explore the striking landscape of Naree Budjong Djara National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the North Stradbroke Island trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Broome to North Stradbroke Island. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Broome to North Stradbroke Island. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Broome in June; daily highs in North Stradbroke Island reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Dunwich Cemetery ©
Dunwich Cemetery

1
night
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 28th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wabby and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island tour itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Stradbroke Island to Fraser Island. In June, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Nature Parks
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Wabby ©
Lake Wabby

1
day
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Hamilton Island Art Gallery and then enjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Hamilton Island tour itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Hamilton Island in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hamilton Island when traveling from Fraser Island in June, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Hamilton Island Art Gallery ©
Hamilton Island Art Gallery

1
night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the activities along Hill Inlet and then stroll through Whitehaven Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Whitsunday Island road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Hamilton Island to Whitsunday Island with the Route module. Traveling from Hamilton Island in June, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Whitsunday Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet

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