The Inland Brisbane to Cairns Tour (Part I)

Estimated Travel Period: 10 Days, about 21 hours 5 mins
Estimated Travel Distance: 1,841 kms

Best Time To Travel

Avoid the humidity by traveling between late Autumn to Spring (May to November). There will still be plenty of sunshine so as always, make sure you have a sun hat and sunscreen when you visit. Check on what else you can bring with our Australian Camping Checklist.

Take an inland tour of Queensland to see the lovely national parks and historic places in and around the sunny state.
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Want to travel southward towards Brisbane? You can still use the tour by following it in reverse. Cairns Campervan Hire has great motorhomes and awesome deals from the top Australian brands.


Day 1 Brisbane to Dalby

Estimated Travel Period: about 2 hours 35 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:209 kms

Drop by the Dalby Pioneer Park Museum to find a collection of colonial machinery.

Day 2 Dalby

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 9 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:71.6 kms

Drive up to the nearby Bunya Mountains National Park, where you can follow one of the many walking trails to see the beauty of Tim Shea Falls. Get to see king parrots and red-necked wallabies in their natural habitat.

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Day 3 Dalby to Roma

Estimated Travel Period: about 3 hours
Estimated Travel Distance:268 kms

Make sure to visit The Big Rig, where you can take a peek into Roma's history in the oil and gas industry. 

Day 4 Roma

Estimated Travel Period: 5 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:1.9 kms

Get a taste of distinctive Merlot and Garganega at the Romavilla Winery.

Day 5 Roma to Emerald

Estimated Travel Period: about 4 hours 30 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:402 kms

It's hard to miss the Big Easel that holds a giant Van Gogh Sunflower painting in the middle of Morton Park.

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