60 days in Queensland Itinerary

60 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 5 nights
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Gold Coast
— 5 nights
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Mooloolaba
— 4 nights
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Hervey Bay
— 5 nights
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Fraser Island
— 4 nights
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Longreach
— 2 nights
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Winton
— 2 nights
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Townsville
— 5 nights
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Mission Beach
— 4 nights
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Cairns
— 6 nights
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 5 nights
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Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 4 nights

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Brisbane

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Boggo Road Gaol (Jail). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Workshops Rail Museum and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Toowoomba (Japanese Gardens USQ QLD, Cobb+Co Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, browse the exhibits of Birrunga Gallery & Dining, and examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane.

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Los Angeles, USA to Brisbane is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Brisbane is 18 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get slightly colder in Brisbane: highs are around 69°F and lows about 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Cobb+Co Museum
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Burleigh Heads Beach and Natural Bridge. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Coolangatta Beach and Greenmount Beach. There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stroll through Tugun Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Must see
Coolangatta Beach
4.8

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mooloolaba Beach and Maroochydore Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Mooloolaba: Maleny (Maleny Dairies & Obi Boardwalk), Yandina Markets (in Yandina) and Montville (Montville Art Gallery & Kondalilla Falls). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marcoola Beach, stroll through Kings Beach, get outside with FlyWaco, and look for all kinds of wild species at Point Cartwright.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Mooloolaba visit planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Mooloolaba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Mooloolaba are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Must see
Mooloolaba Beach
4.8
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Beach
Kings Beach
4.8
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Marcoola Beach
4.6

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Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Step out of the city life by going to Esplanade and Barolin Rocks. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum and Hinkler Hall of Aviation. Venture out of the city with trips to Bundaberg (Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, Bundaberg Rum Distillery, &more) and Turtle Park (in Bargara). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the striking features of Maryborough City Hall, view the masterpieces at Ashleigh Manley Art Gallery Homewares & Gifts, and browse the exhibits of Elfotography Hervey Bay.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hervey Bay road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mooloolaba to Hervey Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Biking Trail
Esplanade
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Hinkler Hall of Aviation
4.7

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake McKenzie and Champagne Pools. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek.

Plan my day in Fraser Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Hervey Bay to Fraser Island in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Must see
Lake McKenzie
4.9

2
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Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Longreach, then examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, then examine the collection at QANTAS Founders Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Outback Pics. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Wellshot Centre, take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, get engrossed in the history at Langenbaker House, then look for gifts at Spinifex Collections, then contemplate the long history of Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Camden Park Station.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Longreach vacation website.

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Longreach takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Winton.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Winton

Winton ©
Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Waltzing Matilda Centre, then don't miss a visit to Arno's Wall, then see the interesting displays at Australian Age of Dinosaurs, and finally see the interesting displays at Qantilda Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Winton Opal Gems, steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park, and then learn more about the world around you at Corfield & Fitzmaurice General Merchants.

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You can drive from Longreach to Winton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Winton

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Townsville

Townsville
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Step off the beaten path and head to Castle Hill and Billabong Sanctuary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Tropical Queensland and Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Townsville: Ayr Nature Display (in Ayr) and Alligator Falls Track (in Alligator Creek). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Jezzine Barracks, steep yourself in history at Kissing Point Fort, and Head underground at Copperfield Gorge.

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Traveling by flight from Winton to Townsville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Townsville are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Castle Hill
4.8
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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6

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Mission Beach

Mission Beach ©
Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mission Beach and Millaa Millaa Falls. Visiting Wallaman Falls and Hinchinbrook Island will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Mission Beach side-trips: Absolute North Charters (in Lucinda), Attie Creek Falls (in Cardwell) and Innisfail (Mamu Tropical Skywalk & Etty Bay). And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Nandroya Falls, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and stop by The Pocket.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mission Beach road trip site.

You can drive from Townsville to Mission Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Mission Beach
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0
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Must see
Wallaman Falls
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Cairns

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.
Visit Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Atherton Tablelands. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Lake Barrine (in Yungaburra), Kuranda (Birdworld Kuranda, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, &more) and Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre (in Mareeba). On the 12th (Wed), spend a day of historical exploration at Historic Village Herberton. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades, head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, and let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip planning website.

You can drive from Mission Beach to Cairns in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Must see
Trinity Beach
4.4

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Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Explore hidden gems such as Daintree National Park and Daintree Discovery Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Daintree Entomological museum and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Photography Tours (in Daintree) and Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Cow Bay Beach). There's lots more to do: hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, trot along with a tour on horseback, stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Cairns to Cape Tribulation by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Photography Tours
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Dubuji Boardwalk
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Agincourt Reef and Eye to Eye Marine Encounters. Relax by the water at Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, head outdoors with The Bump Track, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. August in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Agincourt Reef
4.5
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Opal Reef
4.7

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Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Jetryder. Discover out-of-the-way places like Catseye Beach and Whitsunday Islands National Park. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Passage Peak, take in the exciting artwork at Hamilton Island Art Gallery, go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina, and get to know the resident critters at Wild life Hamilton Island.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island journey planner.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Hamilton Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. When traveling from Port Douglas in August, plan for slightly colder days in Hamilton Island, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Catseye Beach
4.5

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Airlie Beach

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.
Relax by the water at Horseshoe Bay and Boathaven Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Grays Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Airlie Beach: Bowen Historical Society and Museum (in Bowen), Hydeaway Bay Beach (in Hydeaway Bay) and Cape Hillsborough National Park (in Cape Hillsborough). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Heart Reef, take in the pleasant sights at Bicentennial Walkway, take in the exciting artwork at Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop, and browse the exhibits of Into The Blue Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Airlie Beach online holiday maker.

Traveling by ferry from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Airlie Beach are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Horseshoe Bay
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Water Body
Heart Reef
4.5

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