43 days in Rockhampton & Daintree Itinerary

43 days in Rockhampton & Daintree Itinerary

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Rockhampton
— 25 nights
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Daintree
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Rockhampton — 25 nights

With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Archer Park Rail Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Rockhampton side-trips: Emu Park (Emu Park Art Gallery, Hartley Park, &more), Capricorn Caves (in The Caves) and Koorana Crocodile Farm (in Coowonga). Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Mount Archer National Park. Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Byfield National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kershaw Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Rockhampton Heritage Village, admire the masterpieces at Rockhampton Museum Of Art, and learn about all things military at C.Q. Military & Artifacts Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rockhampton trip planning tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Rockhampton. In November, daily temperatures in Rockhampton can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Daintree.
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Daintree — 17 nights

Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Photography Tours and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory. Explore Daintree's surroundings by going to Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre, Cow Bay Beach, &more), Cape Tribulation (Daintree National Park, Mount Alexandra Lookout, &more) and Whyanbeel (Daintree Station & Whyanbeel Arboretum). Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Cedar Bay National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall, get to know the resident critters at Daintree Wild Zoo, and make a trip to Elizas Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Daintree trip planning site.

You can fly from Rockhampton to Daintree in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. December in Daintree sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Thu).
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