Australia – Travel itinerary


Day 1: Brisbane > Hervey Bay
Day 2: Hervey Bay > Cape Hillsborough
Day 3: Cape Hillsborough > Airlie Beach
Day 4: Airlie Beach (Cape Gloucester & Conway National Park)
Day 5: Airlie Beach (Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday Island)
Day 6: Airlie Beach > Magnetic Island
Day 7: Magnetic Island
Day 8: Magnetic Island > Cairns
Day 9: Cairns > Uluru
Day 10: Northern Territory
Day 11: Uluru > Melbourne
Day 12: Melbourne
Day 13: Melbourne > Great Ocean Road > Port Fairy
Day 14: Port Fairy > Melbourne
Day 15: Melbourne > Sydney
Day 16: Sydney

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Australia detailed Itinerary

IMG-2564Day 1: Brisbane > Hervey Bay

Distance: Drive (287km – 3h:15m)
Highlights: Join a cruise to see the humpback whales and enjoy isolated Fraser Island.
Stay: The Friendly Hostel

IMG-5292Day 2: Hervey Bay > Cape Hillsborough

Distance: Drive (760km – 8h:30m)
Highlights: Full day driving. Stop for lunch in Rockhampton the Beef Capital of Australia.
Stay: Cape Hillsborough Nature Tourist Park

IMG-2563Day 3: Cape Hillsborough > Airlie Beach

Distance: Drive (125km – 1h:30m)
Highlights: Wake up before sunrise to see the Kangaroos and Wallabies on the beach.
Stay: Whitsundays Rainforest Retreat

IMG-5285.jpgDay 4: Airlie Beach (Cape Gloucester & Conway National Park)

Distance: Drive (150km – 2h:25m)
Highlights: Visit Cedar Creek Falls, Whitsunday Gold Coffee Plantation and Dingo Beach.
Stay: Whitsundays Rainforest Retreat

IMG-2562Day 5: Airlie Beach (Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday Islands)

Distance: Island Hopping tour
Highlights: The Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday Islands National Park.
Stay: Whitsundays Rainforest Retreat

IMG-2560.JPGDay 6: Airlie Beach > Magnetic Island

Distance: Drive (275km – 3h:10m) + Ferry from Townsville to Magnetic Island (14km – 0h:25m)
Highlights: Alma Bay Beach & Rock Wallabies.
Stay: Bungalow Bay Koala Village

IMG-5303.jpgDay 7: Magnetic Island

Distance: Get around the island by bus
Highlights: Meet wild Koalas at The Forts Walk.
Stay: Bungalow Bay Koala Village

IMG-5267.jpgDay 8: Magnetic Island > Cairns

Distance: Ferry from Magnetic Island to Townsville (14km – 0h:25m) + Drive (375km – 4h:48m)
Highlights: Drive through Djiru National Park to spot Cassowaries. Sunset at Mission Beach.
Stay: Dreamtime Travellers Rest

IMG-5326.jpgDay 9: Cairns > Uluru

Distance: Fly from Cairns to Uluru (1800km – 2h:40m)
Highlights: Drive around the Northern Territory. Sunset at Uluru.
Stay: Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge

IMG-5319.jpgDay 10: Northern Territory

Distance: Drive (120km -2h:00m)
Highlights: Valley of the Winds hike and Field of Lights at night.
Stay:Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge

IMG-5352.jpgDay 11: Uluru > Melbourne

Distance: Fly from Uluru to Melbourne (1910km – 2h:45m)
Highlights: Walk around Fitzroy neigborhood, Hosier Lane and Queen Victoria Market.
Stay: The Nunnery

IMG-5346.JPGDay 12: Melbourne

Distance: Drive (30km – 1h:10m)
Highlights: Discover Brighton Beach Boxes and Saint Kilda neighborhood. Sunset at St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony to spot little penguins.
Stay:The Nunnery

IMG-5335.jpgDay 13: Melbourne > Great Ocean Road > Port Fairy

Distance: Drive (386km – 5h:25m)
Highlights: Enjoy drive the Great Ocean Road. Visit the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge.
Stay: Merrijig Inn

IMG-5334.jpgDay 14: Port Fairy > Melbourne

Distance: Drive (292km – 3h:25m)
Highlights: Walk around Port Fairy and enjoy last night in Melbourne.
Stay: The Nunnery

IMG-5433.jpgDay 15: Melbourne > Sydney

Distance: Fly from Melbourne to Sydney (715km – 1h:25m) + Drive (30km – 1h:00m)
Highlights: Discover Surry Hills & The Rocks neighborhoods. Enjoy the view from Copes Lookout in Kirribilli at night.
Stay: Blues Point Hotel

IMG-5423.jpgDay 16: Sydney

Distance: Drive (35km – 1h:10m)
Highlights: Relax at Bondi Beach and Clovely Beach. Visit Bondi Icebergs Pool.
Stay: Blues Point Hotel