12 days in Queensland Itinerary

12 days in Queensland Itinerary

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12 days in Queensland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Whitsunday Island
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Brisbane

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.
You've now added Australia Zoo to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo and then admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brisbane itinerary app .

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art

6
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Get in touch with nature at Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet.

To see photos, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Whitsunday Island online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In February in Whitsunday Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will leave for Gold Coast on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

3
nights
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.
Let the collections at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Surfers Paradise Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: CapanArt Gallery (in Tamborine Mountain) and Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and view the masterpieces at Anthea Polson Art.

To see traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast driving holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Whitsunday Island to Gold Coast. When traveling from Whitsunday Island in February, plan for little chillier days in Gold Coast, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Tropical Fruit World, CapanArt Gallery, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park
David Fleay Wildlife Park

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