16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— Few hours
Drive
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maryborough
— Few hours
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Rockhampton
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Charters Towers
— 1 night
Drive
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Mackay
— 1 night
Drive
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Bundaberg
— 1 night
Drive
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive

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Sydney

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. July in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will leave for Brisbane on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Brisbane takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Maryborough on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

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Maryborough

Maryborough is a city located on the Mary River in Queensland, Australia, approximately 255km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mary Poppins Statue, Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum, Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): walk around Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Mary Poppins Statue, then learn about all things military at Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum, then appreciate the history behind Duncan Chapman Statue, and finally walk around Queens Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maryborough online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Brisbane to Maryborough in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Maryborough can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Maryborough

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Rockhampton

With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
You've now added Rockhampton Botanic Gardens to your itinerary.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rockhampton online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Maryborough to Rockhampton in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

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Airlie Beach

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Airlie Beach holiday planner.

Getting from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Airlie Beach when traveling from Rockhampton in July, with lows around 20°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
You've added Botanical Gardens, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Sweet Farm Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman) and Miallo Japanese Bombing Site (in Miallo). It doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

Discover how to plan a Cairns trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Airlie Beach to Cairns takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Airlie Beach in July: highs in Cairns hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Charters Towers.

Things to do in Cairns

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Charters Towers

Charters Towers is a town in northern Queensland, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Texas Longhorn Tours.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Charters Towers online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Charters Towers in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Charters Towers

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Mackay

Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mackay online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Charters Towers to Mackay takes 5.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mackay are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Mackay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Bundaberg

Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bundaberg Brewed Drinks as well as Hinkler Hall of Aviation. On the 29th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Bundaberg Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bundaberg trip app.

Getting from Mackay to Bundaberg by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Mackay in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bundaberg, with lows around 11°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Museums · Tours · Parks

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Brisbane online holiday planner.

You can drive from Bundaberg to Brisbane in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. On the 1st (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.