4 days in Hervey Bay, Rainbow Beach & Brisbane Itinerary

4 days in Hervey Bay, Rainbow Beach & Brisbane Itinerary

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Hervey Bay
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Rainbow Beach
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Brisbane
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Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hervey Bay trip planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Hervey Bay. In August in Hervey Bay, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Rainbow Beach on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach ©
Rainbow Beach is a coastal town in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, east of Gympie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rainbow Beach: Maheno Wreck (in Fraser Island), Barnacles Dolphin Centre (in Tin Can Bay) and Farmer and Sun (in Gympie). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Carlo Sand Blow, contemplate the waterfront views at Poona Lake, get interesting insight from Tours, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rainbow Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rainbow Beach online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Maheno Wreck ©
Maheno Wreck
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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 Tilt Train to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, then tour the old-fashioned way with Tilt Train, and then get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip maker.

Drive from Rainbow Beach to Brisbane in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

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Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout
City Hall ©
City Hall

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