43 days in Rockhampton & Daintree Itinerary

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Rockhampton
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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 Guided Fishing DownUnder. Get out of town with these interesting Rockhampton side-trips: Koorana Crocodile Farm (in Coowonga), Emu Park (Emu Park Art Gallery, Hartley Park, &more) and Capricorn Caves (in The Caves). Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Mount Archer National Park. Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Byfield National Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to CBD Heritage Walk Rockhampton, engage your brain at FLOW Visitors Centre, cool off at 2nd World War Memorial Aquatic Centre, and examine the collection at Archer Park Rail Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Rockhampton attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Rockhampton. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight 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 Mossman Gorge Centre. Explore Daintree's surroundings by going to Whyanbeel (Daintree Station & Whyanbeel Arboretum), Cape Tribulation (Daintree National Park, Mount Alexandra Lookout, &more) and Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre, Cow Bay Beach, &more). Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Cedar Bay National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, make a trip to Elizas Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Daintree road trip planning website.

Fly from Rockhampton to Daintree in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off to home.
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