8 days in Queensland Itinerary

8 days in Queensland Itinerary

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8 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Hervey Bay
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Mooloolaba
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Seventeen Seventy
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Agnes Water
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Hervey Bay

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Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
On the 3rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Peregian Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mooloolaba trip itinerary planning site .

Hervey Bay to Mooloolaba is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Mooloolaba can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Peregian Beach
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Burleigh Head National Park and then kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast tour builder .

Traveling by car from Mooloolaba to Gold Coast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Seventeen Seventy.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach

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nights
Seventeen Seventy

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). On the 6th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Joseph Banks Regional Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Butterfly Walk.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seventeen Seventy trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Coast to Seventeen Seventy. Traveling from Gold Coast in August, Seventeen Seventy is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Agnes Water.

Things to do in Seventeen Seventy

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:

2
nights
Agnes Water

Agnes Water ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Paperbark Forest Walk, then get engrossed in the history at Agnes Water Museum, then sample the fine beverages at 1770 Distillery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Horizons Kangaroo Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Deepwater National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Agnes Water road trip planning app .

Agnes Water is just a short distance from Seventeen Seventy. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Agnes Water

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Lions Park
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:
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Horizons Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
Horizons Kangaroo Sanctuary
1770 Distillery ©
1770 Distillery
Agnes Water Museum ©
Agnes Water Museum

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