18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Townsville
— 5 nights
Drive
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Carnarvon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
3
Longreach
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Winton
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive
6
Hughenden
— 1 night
Drive
7
Greenvale
— 2 nights
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Townsville

— 5 nights
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Townsville is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Billabong Sanctuary, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hike along Castle Hill, and admire the natural beauty at Queens Gardens Townsville.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Townsville day trip planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Townsville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Townsville. When traveling from Singapore in July, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Townsville: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Carnarvon National Park.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Carnarvon National Park

— 1 night
On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Carnarvon Gorge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Carnarvon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Townsville to Carnarvon National Park in 12.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Carnarvon National Park

Nature · Parks

Longreach

— 3 nights
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Change things up with these side-trips from Longreach: Barcaldine (Australian Workers Heritage Centre & Tree of Knowledge Memorial). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at QANTAS Founders Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at Longreach, and get outside with Spirit of the Outback.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Longreach day trip app.

Drive from Carnarvon National Park to Longreach in 8 hours. In July in Longreach, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Winton.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Winton

— 2 nights
Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): look for gifts at Winton Opal Gems, see the interesting displays at Waltzing Matilda Centre, then don't miss a visit to Arno's Wall, and finally get engrossed in the history at Winton Diamantina HeritageTruck & Machinery Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Qantilda Museum and then see the interesting displays at Australian Age of Dinosaurs.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Winton trip planner.

Drive from Longreach to Winton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Winton

Museums · Shopping

Richmond

— 1 night
Richmond is a town and locality in the Shire of Richmond in western Queensland, Australia. On the 27th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Richmond Fossil Hunting Sites, gain insight at Cambridge Downs Heritage Display Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Kronosaurus Korner.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Richmond day trip site.

Drive from Winton to Richmond in 2.5 hours. July in Richmond sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hughenden.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Hughenden

— 1 night
Hughenden is a town and locality in the Shire of Flinders, Queensland, Australia. On the 28th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Flinders Discovery Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hughenden driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Hughenden takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hughenden are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Greenvale.

Things to do in Hughenden

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Greenvale

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): walk around Apex Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then walk around Woodlands Historic Park, and then enjoy some diversion at Oz Shooting.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Greenvale using our trip planner.

Drive from Hughenden to Greenvale in 23.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Hughenden in July, expect nights in Greenvale to be a bit cooler, around 6°C, while days are colder, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greenvale

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.