4 days in Australia Itinerary

4 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Queensland trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
+2
Drive to Proserpine Whitsunday Coast Airport, Fly to Hamilton Island Airport, Drive to Airlie Beach
1
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive to Breakwater Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Magnetic Island
2
Magnetic Island
— 1 day
Ferry to Breakwater Ferry Terminal, Drive to Cairns
3
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly
4
Townsville
— Few hours
Fly to Hamilton Island Airport, Drive to Hayman Island

S M T W T F S
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip builder tool.

Hayman Island to Airlie Beach is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. In December, daytime highs in Airlie Beach are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Magnetic Island.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

1
day
Magnetic Island

On the 6th (Sun), explore the activities along Arthur Bay and then cast your line with Magnetic Island Time Cruises.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Magnetic Island trip builder website.

Getting from Airlie Beach to Magnetic Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Magnetic Island can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Cairns vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Magnetic Island to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Townsville.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:

few
hours
Townsville

Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
On the 7th (Mon), stop by CoffeeWorks.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Townsville online vacation planner.

Getting from Cairns to Townsville by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Townsville can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Townsville

Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:
Highlights from your trip

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.