9 days in Cairns, Fraser Island & Beerwah Itinerary

9 days in Cairns, Fraser Island & Beerwah Itinerary

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9 days in Cairns, Fraser Island & Beerwah Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
3
Beerwah
— 4 nights
End: Beerwah

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cairns tour app .

Brisbane to Cairns is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Cairns reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off toFraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Fraser Island Great Walk and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Cairns to Fraser Island takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Beerwah.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

4
nights
Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. You've now added Australia Zoo to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Parrots in Paradise and Glass House Mountains National Park. Go for a jaunt from Beerwah to Woodford to see Woodford Leopard Tank about 34 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ngungun.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Beerwah online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and train from Sydney to Beerwah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Glass House Mountains, Woodford Leopard Tank, Glass House Mountains National Park
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Parrots in Paradise ©
Parrots in Paradise
Mount Ngungun ©
Mount Ngungun

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