12 days in Queensland Itinerary

12 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
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Tin Can Bay
— 1 day
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Rainbow Beach
— 2 nights
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Beerwah
— 1 night
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Brisbane
— 2 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pacific Watersports. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): glide peacefully along the water with Pacific Watersports.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cairns route website.

Sydney to Cairns is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, Cairns is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
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Pacific Watersports ©
Pacific Watersports

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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.
Wings Whitsunday Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

Make your Airlie Beach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairns, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Airlie Beach, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Tin Can Bay.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:
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Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Wings Whitsunday Adventures ©
Wings Whitsunday Adventures
Wings Whitsunday Adventures ©
Wings Whitsunday Adventures

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Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay ©
Tin Can Bay is a town and locality in the Wide Bay–Burnett region in Queensland, Australia. On the 3rd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Barnacles Dolphin Centre.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Tin Can Bay day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Airlie Beach to Tin Can Bay takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rainbow Beach.

Things to do in Tin Can Bay

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Barnacles Dolphin Centre ©
Barnacles Dolphin Centre

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Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach is a coastal town in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, east of Gympie. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Carlo Sand Blow.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rainbow Beach trip itinerary planner.

Rainbow Beach is very close to Tin Can Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Beerwah.

Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow

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Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Beerwah route builder site.

Traveling by car from Rainbow Beach to Beerwah takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Beerwah sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
Spas

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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.
On the 7th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Brisbane online route planner.

Getting from Beerwah to Brisbane by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

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