6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

London
Fly:  24​h
Sydney
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Newcastle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Coffs Harbour
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Brisbane
— Few hours
Fly:  24​h
London

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Sydney

Sydney
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney itinerary builder tool .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. You'll set off for Newcastle on the 17th (Fri).

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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk and then stroll through Nobbys Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Newcastle trip planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Newcastle, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Port Macquarie.

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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 19th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse and then look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie road trip app .

You can drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Newcastle, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Coffs Harbour.

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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Coffs Harbour trip maker tool .

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Coffs Harbour, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Byron Bay.

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
On the 20th (Mon), trek along Cape Byron Walking Track and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay trip planning website .

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Brisbane.

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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse

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Brisbane

Brisbane
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
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Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

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