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The Inland Brisbane to Cairns Tour (Part II)

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.
MyDriveHoliday makes planning for your self-drive getaway all too easy. All the key attractions to see, activities to try and campgrounds to stay in have been listed into the itinerary. You can also find the perfect motorhome for your trip in Campervan Hire Brisbane.
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 6 Emerald

Estimated Travel Period: 4 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:1.1 kms

Drop by the Town Hall for a glimpse at the Fossilised Tree that is believed to be around 250 million years old. 

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Day 7 Emerald to Charters Towers

Estimated Travel Period: about 5 hours 20 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:477 kms

Get a glimpse of Charters Towers gold rush history in the Venus Battery, the city's first and last rock crushing mill that operated for 101 years.

Day 8 Charters Towers

Estimated Travel Period: 4 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:3.3 kms

Look for the Stock Exchange building that once was Australia's only regional stock exchange and currently holds a museum and a cafe.

Day 9 Charters Towers to Townsville

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 35 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:137 kms

In the heart of Townsville lies a pink granite monolith known as Castle Hill. Hike up to the top for an amazing view of the city and the nearby Magnetic Island.

Day 10 Townsville to Cairns

Estimated Travel Period: about 4 hours 10 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:347 kms

Immerse yourself in the local culture in the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and have family fun at the Cairns Esplanade.

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