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March 5, 2019 (Tues)

1:40 PM Depart YEG AC243
2:40 PM Arrive YVR Terminal M
(1.5 hrs lay over)
4:15 PM Depart YVR QF3356 Terminal M
7:08 PM Arrive Los Angeles Terminal 2
(4 hrs lay over)
11:20 PM Depart Los Angeles QF16 Terminal B
(14 hrs flight)

March 7, 2019 (Thurs)

7:15 AM Arrive Brisbane Terminal I
Buy sim-card, go-card (kiosk at Domestic Station)
catch free skygate bus (shopping-9am, food) Woolworths(24/7) in the area - buy food.
2:00 PM Check-in Aabon Apartments

March 8, 2019 (Fri)

9:25 AM Depart Brisbane (BNE) QF2334
10:35 AM Arrive Gladstone (GLT)
11:30 AM Transfer Airport to Marina
1:00 PM Check-in Marina
2:00 PM Ferry departs to Heron Island
4:20 PM Arrive Heron Island
6-9PM dinner $45 for buffets and 2 course table d’hôte, $55 for 3 course table d’hôte

March 9, 2019 (Sat)

7-10AM breakfast included
12-2PM lunch
6-9PM dinner Seafood buffet – $75/adult
1.5hrs Island walk
1.5hrs Reef walk
1.0hrs Turtle walk
1.0hrs Stargazing

March 10, 2019 (Sun)

6-9PM dinner Roast buffet

March 11, 2019 (Mon)

Check out Heron Island
10:00 AM Ferry departs Heron Island
12:15 PM Arrive Gladstone Marina
2:00 PM AirBnb Check-in 25 Auckland

300m Auckland Hill Lookout

4.3km Round Hill Lookout

March 12, 2019 (Tues)

Mount Larcom State Forest
↑ 570m ❤ 12km hike, 5 hours return, summit is 632m

March 13, 2019 (Wed)

7am-6pm Tondoon Botanic Garden

(Free Entry)
Round Gladstone Trail

March 14, 2019 (Thurs)

11:35pm they'll arrive AVV airport
11:00 AM Depart Gladstone(GLT) QF2335
12:10 PM Arrive Brisbane (BNE)
2:10 PM Depart Brisbane (BNE)
5:30 PM Arrive Melbourne (MEL)
SkyBus - option $38/pp return
Booked YHA Melbourne Metro (4 days)
Melbourne Rail Map

Melbourne Zones

March 15, 2019 (Fri)

6:50 AM pick-up 2 day great ocean with philip island

$265/pp - Booked, bring some snacks for day 2

149km Drive Westgate bridge to Colac Park
(Morning Tea)
75km (1 hr drive) to 12 Apostles
1km walk to Gibson Steps
69km (1 hr drive) to Maits Rest
62km (1 hr drive) to Lorne
Lunch Stop
18km to Split Point Lighthouse
29km to Bells Backpackers
BBQ Dinner, Overnight stay

March 16, 2019 (Sat)

8km to Bells Beach
30km to Barwon Heads & Ocean Grove
18km to queenscliff ferry
Ferry Queencliff to Sorrento
to Wildlife Park
to Woolamai Beach
to Grand Prix Circuit
to Philip Island - Penguin Parade
midnight Return

March 17, 2019 (Sun)

Hang out with Jacklyn
Melbourne Free Tram Map

March 18, 2019 (Mon)

9:30 AM they depart to Ayers Rock from MEL
6:30 am Walk 20min 1.8km Catch SkyBus at 7 or 7:30am
7:20 am SkyBus arrives at airport
9:10 AM Depart Melbourne (MEL) QF610 (4 days)
10:20 AM Arrive Brisbane (BNE)
Booked New Farm accomodation (4 days)

Get some grocery, eat, then explore
! CityCat Ferry

! Brisbane Ferry Network list

Translink 471 schedule Goes to Mount Coot-tha

Travel to Mount Coot-tha takes 54min

471 Bus departs Mount every hour, last bus departs at 4:13pm.

We should stay late to see the pretty city lights.

there is an alternative bus home, but need to walk down 2.2km and catch last bus at 9:45pm


March 19-22, 2019

Link 25 Auckland

✈ Gladstone to Melbourne

Day 1 of Tour Great Ocean Drive

Day 2 of Tour