18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Seventeen Seventy
— 3 nights
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Yeppoon
— 2 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
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Mission Beach
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 6 nights
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Port Douglas
— Few hours

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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). Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Joseph Banks Regional Park. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on 1770 LARC! Tours, get interesting insight from 1770reef, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lady Musgrave Island, and appreciate the history behind Lieutenant James Cook Monument Cairn.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seventeen Seventy trip itinerary maker app.

Brisbane to Seventeen Seventy is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Brisbane in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Seventeen Seventy, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Yeppoon.

Things to do in Seventeen Seventy

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

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Walking tour
1770 LARC! Tours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
1770reef
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Yeppoon

Yeppoon ©
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. On the 9th (Mon), get great views at Wreck Point Scenic Lookout, then get a new perspective on things with Sail Capricornia, and then take in the pleasant sights at Bluff Point Walking Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Koorana Crocodile Farm, identify plant and animal life at Capricorn Caves, and then make a trip to Singing Ship.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yeppoon trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Seventeen Seventy to Yeppoon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Yeppoon can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Yeppoon

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Tours

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Wildlife Area
Capricorn Caves
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Boat Tour
Sail Capricornia
5.0

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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.
Explore Airlie Beach's surroundings by going to Hamilton Island (Catseye Beach & Passage Peak). Spend the 12th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Grotty Yachty Clothing.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yeppoon in November, expect nights in Airlie Beach to be a bit warmer, around 27°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Mission Beach

Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Helen Wiltshire Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Pocket, then stroll around Paronella Park, then get great views at Mamu Tropical Skywalk, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Golden Gumboot.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mission Beach trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Airlie Beach to Mission Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 17th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 19th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, make a trip to Green Island, whizz through the canopy at AJ Hackett Cairns, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cairns Aquarium.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Mission Beach to Cairns in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

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Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. November in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks
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Reef
Opal Reef
4.7