34 days in Canada & Brisbane Itinerary

34 days in Canada & Brisbane Itinerary

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34 days in Canada & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Mackay, Australia
Fly:  20​h
1
Brisbane, Australia
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  20​h
2
Victoria, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Campbell River, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  8​h
4
Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
5
Windsor, Canada
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Ottawa, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Mont Tremblant, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Quebec City, Canada
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h
11
Tadoussac, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
12
La Baie, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
La Malbaie, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
14
Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Mackay, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©
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 21st (Fri), walk around South Bank Parklands.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder website .

Mackay to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Mackay in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

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Victoria, Canada

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the activities along Inner Harbour and then explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Brisbane to Victoria takes 20 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Victoria. In August, daily temperatures in Victoria can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Campbell River.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle
Beacon Hill Park ©
Beacon Hill Park

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Campbell River, Canada

Locals may joke Campbell River represents civilization's end on scenic Vancouver Island, yet the city remains a lively hub of tourism consistently packed with nature enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Storey Creek Golf Course. Step out of Campbell River with an excursion to Air Park in Courtenay--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park, cast your line with a fishing tour, stroll around Elk Falls Provincial Park, and take an in-depth tour of The Museum at Campbell River.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Campbell River trip builder .

You can drive from Victoria to Campbell River in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Victoria in August, you will find days in Campbell River are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Campbell River

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park, Air Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
On the 27th (Thu), stroll through Peyto Lake Trail, explore the activities along Peyto Lake, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burgess Shale, and finally explore the activities along Moraine Lake. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, then get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, and finally look for gifts at Banff Indian Trading Post.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Campbell River to Banff National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Campbell River to Banff National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Campbell River in August; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Windsor.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Burgess Shale
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Burgess Shale ©
Burgess Shale
Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway

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Windsor, Canada

Windsor ©
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
You'll explore and learn at Stones 'N Bones Museum and Canadian Historical Aircraft Association. Get outdoors at A.W. Campbell Conservation Area and Two Creeks Conservation Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windsor: Kingsville (Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary & Lee & Maria's), Canatara Park (in Sarnia) and O'Neil Nature Preserve (in Chatham). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Big O Conservation Area, get engrossed in the history at Mackenzie Hall, contemplate the long history of Willistead Manor, and grab your bike and head to Malden Park.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Windsor itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Windsor takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Windsor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, expect Windsor to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Windsor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sarnia, Lakeshore, Amherstburg, Kingsville, Wheatley
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 6:
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Point Pelee National Park ©
Point Pelee National Park
Stones 'N Bones Museum ©
Stones 'N Bones Museum
A.W. Campbell Conservation Area ©
A.W. Campbell Conservation Area

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night
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Windsor to Niagara Falls by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
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Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

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Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Toronto Brewery Tours as well as CN Tower. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): sample some tasty brews at Toronto Brewery Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Toronto are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
CN Tower
CN Tower

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nights
Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Upper Canada Village as well as Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Upper Canada Village.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ottawa trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Toronto to Ottawa by combination of ferry and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in September, Ottawa is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mont Tremblant.

Things to do in Ottawa

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, Upper Canada Village
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Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises ©
Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises
Upper Canada Village ©
Upper Canada Village
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

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night
Mont Tremblant, Canada

Mont Tremblant
Best known for its ski resort, Mont Tremblant appeals to tourists regardless of season with its lush natural setting and priceless mountain views.
On the 11th (Fri), have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Luge Mont-Tremblant.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont Tremblant travel planning website .

You can drive from Ottawa to Mont Tremblant in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Ottawa in September, plan for little chillier nights in Mont Tremblant, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Mont Tremblant

Fun & Games
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Quebec City, Canada

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parc de la Chute-Montmorency as well as Cabane a Sucre L'Entailleur. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec and then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Do Re Mi Fa Sol la Si Do Quebec, wander the streets of Place Royale, stroll the grounds of Eglise de Saint-Jean, then see the interesting displays at Cabane a Sucre L'Entailleur, and finally look for gifts at Domaine Steinbach Cidrerie, Gite et Ressourcement.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Quebec City day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Mont Tremblant to Quebec City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mont Tremblant in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Quebec City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tadoussac.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cabane a Sucre L'Entailleur, Domaine Steinbach Cidrerie, Gite et Ressourcement, Eglise de Saint-Jean
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Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

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Tadoussac, Canada

Tadoussac ©
Tadoussac is a village in Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence rivers. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre. On the 14th (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre.

Find out how to plan Tadoussac trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by bus from Quebec City to Tadoussac takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to La Baie.

Things to do in Tadoussac

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre ©

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La Baie, Canada

La Baie ©
La Baie is one of three boroughs in the city of Saguenay, Quebec, Canada. To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our La Baie trip planner.

You can drive from Tadoussac to La Baie in 2 hours. Traveling from Tadoussac to La Baie, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to La Malbaie.

Things to do in La Baie

Museums

Side Trip

Musee de la Petite Maison Blanche
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Musee de la Petite Maison Blanche ©
Musee de la Petite Maison Blanche

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La Malbaie, Canada

La Malbaie ©
La Malbaie is a municipality in the Charlevoix-Est Regional County Municipality in the province of Quebec, Canada, situated on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River, at the mouth of the Malbaie River. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Boise du Quai. On the next day, stroll around Parc Municipal de la Baie-des-Rochers, immerse yourself in nature at Regional Park of Hautes-Gorges of the Malbaie River, and then examine the collection at La Maison du Bootlegger.

Discover how to plan a La Malbaie trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from La Baie to La Malbaie in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from La Baie to La Malbaie is minus 1 hour. September in La Malbaie sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in La Malbaie

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boise du Quai, Regional Park of Hautes-Gorges of the Malbaie River, Parc Municipal de la Baie-des-Rochers
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Parc Municipal de la Baie-des-Rochers ©
La Maison du Bootlegger ©
La Maison du Bootlegger

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Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
You've now added Basilica di Notre-Dame-du-Cap to your itinerary. On the 18th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, then get interesting insight from Tours, then look for all kinds of wild species at Parc de la Frayere, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica di Notre-Dame-du-Cap. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Montreal trip maker tool .

Drive from La Malbaie to Montreal in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from La Malbaie in September, Montreal is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Basilica di Notre-Dame-du-Cap, Parc de la Frayere
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal