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1. Posted by mbakers23 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 10y

We only have three weeks in australia and have to visit three places because of our flight deal, (flight to australia plus three in country flights). we like an adventure and we like to party. Where are the three best places to visit?

2. Posted by Superwolf (Budding Member 25 posts) 10y

You should definitely see either The Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays or the Daintree Rainforest (Queensland). You could fly to Mackay or Cairns for the barrier reef. Cairns is also close to the Daintree Rainforest and Mackay is where the boats leave to the Whitsundays if you want to see or stay on one of them. You should definitely see the Whitsunday coast.

About 80km west of Mackay is a mountain town surrounded by rainforest in the called Eungella. I used to live there when I was a kid. I'd highly recommend staying there for a day or two. There are plenty of creeks (which have platypus in them), waterholes and walking trails there. On the way you can also go to Finch Hatton Gorge which I would highly recommend. http://www.australianexplorer.com/whitsunday_coast.htm - This page sums up the Whitsunday coast. I'd highly recommend it.

3. Posted by grasshoppa (Full Member 202 posts) 10y

can it be spread out like Melbourne, Perth and Darwin or does it have to be reasonably close by like melbourne, sydney brisbane??