Travel Itinerary Australia
Roundtrip Sydney -Brisbane -Cairns-Alice Springs
Australia is a vast and beautiful country that offers something special for everyone. From its stunning beaches and iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and the Great Barrier Reef, to its unique wildlife and rugged outback landscapes, Australia is a truly unforgettable destination.
Lovers of the great outdoors will be in their element in Australia, which boasts rugged mountain ranges, lush rainforests, picturesque beaches and some of the world's most breathtaking natural wonders. Popular outdoor activities include hiking, camping, surfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
The country's vibrant cities such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, offer world-class shopping, dining, museums and entertainment. For those seeking a more laid-back pace, there are charming towns and quaint villages that provide a glimpse into Australia's rich heritage and country life.
Australia's unique flora and fauna is world-renowned. Visitors can witness kangaroos, koalas, wallabies and other iconic Australian wildlife in their natural habitats. For an even more unique experience, visitors can take a guided tour to explore Aboriginal culture and history, or visit a wildlife sanctuary.
Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation, cultural experiences or simply a chance to connect with nature, Australia has something for you. No surprise Australia was my first bucketlist destination!
Day 1: 24h hours on a plane
Flight Brussels - Vienna - Kuala Lumpur -Sydney
Day 2: Sydney
Arrival Sydney, we took a cab to Balmain to stay with friends
Day 3: Sydney
Visiting Sydney: we took the ferry to Circular Quay, walked to the Opera House, Botanic Garden, Hyde Park, visit the centrepoint Tower, took the bus to South Head and Watsons Bay and finally back to Darling Street passing Queen Victoria Building
Day 4: Bondi Beach
Bondi Beach, bought ourselves a body board and some surfing gear, only a book 'surfing for dummies was missing' :)
Day 5: Brisbane
We take a flight from Sydney to Brisbane, rent a car at the airport and drive to Maroochydore, spend te night in a Motel
Day 6: Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park (hike to Tea Tree Bay, Hell's gate, Alexandria Bay, Blow Hole, Devil's Kitchen, Sunshine Bay)
Day 7: Fraser Island
We rented a 4x4 and got a lot of info about the use of the car! Took the ferry to Fraser Island (tour we did on the island: Eurong, Poyungan Rocks, Yidney Rocks, Happy Valley, Eli Creek, Maheno Wreck, Eurong, Lake McKenzie, Central Station)
Day 8: driving to the north
A long drive: Hervey Bay, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay, Airlie Beach
Spend the night at Reefo's
Day 9: Airlie Beach
Day 10: Whitsunday Islands
Oceanrafting Whitsunday Islands. We took the Northern Tour: picked up some guys at Daydream Island, went to Molle Island, did some snorkeling
Day 11: Townsville
Drove to Townsville
Visit to Billabong
In the evening we take the ferry to Magnetic Island
Spend the night at camping 'Geoff's place'
Day 12: Magnetic Island
Magnetic Island: hike to Balding Bay
Day 13: Townsville
Ferry Magnetic Island -> Townsville
drive to Cairns
Spend the night at Caravella's 77
Day 14: Cairns
Tablelands: Rainforest, Kuranda, Barron Gorge National Park (Barron Falls), Lake
Swimming pool Cairns
Day 15: Cairns - Great Barrier Reef
Noah's Ark Too: dive and snorkeling at Great Barrier Reef
Day 16: Alice Springs
Flight from Cairns to Alice Springs
Rented a car at the airport
The McDonnell Ranges: John Flynn Memorial Grave (Flying docters), Simpsons Gap, Glenn Helen Gorge
Day 17: Ayers Rock
Kings Canyon, Curtin Springs, Mt Conner, Uluru-kata Tjuta National Park
Spend the night at Ayers Rock Resort (Yulara)
Day 18: Kata Tjuta
Kata Tjuta: Valley of the winds walk
Spend the night at Annie's place (Alice Springs)
Day 19: Sydney
Flight back to Sydney
Bus to QVB, enjoy the evening in de city center
Day 20: Sydney area
Rented a car: Manly beach, Palm beach, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park
Day 21: Back to Belgium
Flight back to Brussels, arrival on the next day
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Hi! We are Bart, Kris, Lore and Ruben. We are a family of 5, yes, we also have a dog named Spike.
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