8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
1
Brisbane
— Few hours
Drive
2
Caloundra
— Few hours
Drive
3
Gatton
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip builder site.

Darwin to Brisbane is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. In March, Brisbane is a bit cooler than Darwin - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. On the 29th (Mon), you're off to Caloundra.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

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Caloundra

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the galleries of Seaview Art Gallery and then kick back and relax at Kings Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Caloundra road trip site.

Getting from Brisbane to Caloundra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Caloundra sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gatton.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

1
night
Gatton

Gatton is a town and the administrative centre of the Lockyer Valley local government area situated in the Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland, Australia. To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatton trip maker app.

You can drive from Caloundra to Gatton in 2.5 hours. March in Gatton sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Gatton

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

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nights
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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, and buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gold Coast trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Gatton to Gold Coast by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

3
nights
Brisbane

Australia's New World City

Explore Brisbane further: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Brisbane using our trip planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Australia travel guide

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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.