9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Emerald
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rubyvale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Carnarvon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Finch Hatton
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Emerald

Emerald ©
Emerald has massive rainfall and floods every year, but it's also a place where you can drink local wine while you peruse a display of locally mined gemstones in the town's quiet center.
Emerald is known for parks, theme parks, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Fairbairn Dam, cool off at Emerald Aquatic Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Emerald Art Gallery, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Plaza @ Emerald.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Emerald online day trip planner .

Brisbane to Emerald is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Brisbane in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Emerald: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rubyvale.

Things to do in Emerald

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Shopping
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Botanic Gardens ©
Botanic Gardens
The Plaza @ Emerald ©
The Plaza @ Emerald
The Village at Emerald ©
The Village at Emerald

2
nights
Rubyvale

Rubyvale ©
Rubyvale is a town in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Miners Heritage and then see the sky in a new way at Rubyvale Observatory. On the next day, look for gifts at Rubyvale Gem Gallery, look for gifts at Fascination Gems & Crystals, and then stop by Pats Gems Tourist Fossicking Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rubyvale online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Emerald to Rubyvale in an hour. In September in Rubyvale, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Carnarvon National Park.

Things to do in Rubyvale

#Shopping, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pats Gems Tourist Fossicking Park
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Miners Heritage ©
Miners Heritage
Pats Gems Tourist Fossicking Park ©
Pats Gems Tourist Fossicking Park
Rubyvale Gem Gallery ©
Rubyvale Gem Gallery

1
night
Carnarvon National Park

Carnarvon National Park
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Carnarvon Gorge.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Carnarvon National Park route planning app .

Drive from Rubyvale to Carnarvon National Park in 10.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Finch Hatton.

Things to do in Carnarvon National Park

#Nature, #Parks
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2
nights
Finch Hatton

Finch Hatton ©
Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Eungella National Park. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Cape Hillsborough National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Finch Hatton trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Carnarvon National Park to Finch Hatton takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Finch Hatton

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Eungella, Cape Hillsborough National Park
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Eungella National Park ©
Eungella National Park
Broken River ©
Broken River
Cape Hillsborough National Park ©
Cape Hillsborough National Park