12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Drive:  4​h
1
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Emerald
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Longreach
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Carnarvon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Roma
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Toowoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Gold Coast

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the waterfront at The Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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

Gold Coast to Hervey Bay is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Emerald.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Pier ©
The Pier

1
night
Emerald

Emerald ©
Emerald has massive rainfall and floods every year, but it's also a place where you can drink local wine while you peruse a display of locally mined gemstones in the town's quiet center.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Emerald Train Station.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Emerald trip itinerary app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hervey Bay to Emerald. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Emerald

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Train Station ©
Emerald Train Station

3
nights
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. On the 26th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at QANTAS Founders Museum and then examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Longreach trip maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Emerald to Longreach. September in Longreach sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), you're off toCarnarvon National Park.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums

Side Trip

Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Carnarvon National Park

Carnarvon National Park
Heli-Central Gorge Scenic Flights has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sun), take an unforgettable tour with Heli-Central Gorge Scenic Flights.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Carnarvon National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Longreach to Carnarvon National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Roma.

Things to do in Carnarvon National Park

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trip

Heli-Central Gorge Scenic Flights

1
night
Roma

Roma ©
Roma is a town, locality and the administrative centre in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Roma's Biggest Bottle Tree, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Anglican Church Roma, then contemplate the long history of Roma War Memorial Heroes Avenue, and finally make a trip to The Big Rig.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Roma trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Carnarvon National Park to Roma with the Route module. You will leave for Toowoomba on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Roma

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Anglican Church Roma ©
St Paul's Anglican Church Roma
The Big Rig ©
The Big Rig

2
nights
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): walk around Queens Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Luke's Anglican Church, and then walk around Laurel Bank Park.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Toowoomba driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Roma to Toowoomba. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Laurel Bank Park ©
Laurel Bank Park
St Luke's Anglican Church
St Luke's Anglican Church

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