7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Queensland travel planner

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Train
1
Mackay
— 1 night
Train
2
Bundaberg
— 2 nights
Train to Landsborough, Bus to Caloundra
3
Caloundra
— 1 night
Drive
4
Brisbane
— Few hours

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night
Mackay

Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens and then make a splash at Bluewater Lagoon. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Bluewater Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mackay trip planner.

Brisbane to Mackay is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mackay when traveling from Brisbane in November, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Mackay

Parks · Theme Parks · Trails · Outdoors

2
nights
Bundaberg

Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. You've added Fairymead House Sugar History Museum, Deepwater National Park, Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 12th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Mon Repos Turtle Encounter, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bundaberg Rum Distillery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company, then explore the striking landscape of Deepwater National Park, and finally examine the collection at Fairymead House Sugar History Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bundaberg vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Mackay to Bundaberg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Mackay in November, Bundaberg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. You will leave for Caloundra on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Bundaberg

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

1
night
Caloundra

Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): find your balance on the water with Golden Beach Hire and then kick back and relax at Bulcock Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Caloundra trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bundaberg to Caloundra by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or fly. November in Caloundra sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

few
hours
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.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along The Brisbane River and then stroll around Roma Street Parkland.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane vacation maker site.

You can drive from Caloundra to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Brisbane sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Nature

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Sunshine Coast travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Zoos · Gardens
Beaches, sun-drenched streets, and a relaxed ambience are the defining elements of Sunshine Coast, a region just north of Brisbane. Having grown rapidly in the 1960s and 1970s, Sunshine Coast became a popular destination for surfers in particular and has now grown into a well-managed city focused on "green" economic development.