7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
1
Gold Coast
— Few hours
+2
train + foot + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 30​min
3
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
4
Longreach
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 30​min
5
Toowoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Gold Coast

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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.
On the 9th (Mon), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Gold Coast. In September in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

1
night
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the waterfront at The Pier and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Gold Coast to Hervey Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Pier ©
The Pier

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 11th (Wed), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Airlie Beach Lagoon, then take in the exciting artwork at Above & Below Photography Gallery, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Airlie Beach when traveling from Hervey Bay in September, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Longreach.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, then examine the collection at QANTAS Founders Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Longreach holiday planning app .

You can drive from Airlie Beach to Longreach in 11 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Airlie Beach in September, you will find days in Longreach are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are slightly colder (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums

Side Trip

Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum
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night
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. On the 15th (Sun), stop by Tosari Galleries, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens USQ QLD, then walk around Laurel Bank Park, and finally stroll around Queens Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Toowoomba trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Longreach to Toowoomba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Longreach in September; daily highs in Toowoomba reach 28°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks Shopping
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Laurel Bank Park ©
Laurel Bank Park
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD ©
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD

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