12 days in Queensland Itinerary

12 days in Queensland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australia Zoo. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo and then explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, then admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online sightseeing planner.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. February in Brisbane sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Get in touch with nature at Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Whitsunday Island online visit planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: 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.
Visiting Surfers Paradise Beach and David Fleay Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Anthea Polson Art. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: CapanArt Gallery (in Tamborine Mountain), Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Tweed Heads). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and explore the galleries of Watling Fine Art Galleries & Burleigh Framing.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Whitsunday Island to Gold Coast. While traveling from Whitsunday Island, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Tropical Fruit World, CapanArt Gallery, Fishing Charters & Tours, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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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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