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The Rainforest Way Tour via Brisbane (Part II)

Estimated Travel Period: 12 Days, about 8 hours 20 mins
Estimated Travel Distance: 534 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.

Discover the amazing rainforests through the beautiful tourist drives around Queensland and New South Wales. 
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Day 7 Ballina to Casino

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 5 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:62 kms

Observe platypus and some water fowls at the Platypus Pool. Explore the Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands through the adorable Casino Mini Railway or learn about the town's history at the Casino Folk Museum.

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Day 8 Casino to Kyogle

Estimated Travel Period: about 30 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:32 kms

Enter the gateway to the rainforests and discover the natural beauty of the Border Ranges National Park.

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Day 9 Kyogle to Nimbin

Estimated Travel Period: 23 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:20.5 kms

Visit the Kyogle Botanical Gardens before stopping at Nimbin. Nimbin is famous for its candle factory, quirky street murals and local cafes. You can also head to the nearby Nightcap National Park.

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Day 10 Nimbin to Murwillumbah

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 15 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:67 kms

See amazing portraits and artworks of local artists at the Tweed River Art Gallery. Find out about the history of Murwillumbah and its banana industry roots at the annual Tweed Banana Festival.

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Day 11 Murwillumbah to Beaudesert

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 35 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:104 kms

Take on the horse riding trails or hire a canoe to explore Wyaralong Dam in Mt. Joyce Recreational Park. 

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Day 12 Beaudesert to Brisbane

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour
Estimated Travel Distance:68 kms

Time to go to Brisbane, although the fun doesn't end here. Meet dingoes, wombats, tasmanian devils, echidnas and yes, even koalas at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

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