7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

London
Fly:  24​h
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Gold Coast Hinterland
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Fraser Island
— Few hours
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  33​h
London

1
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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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brisbane day trip app .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Brisbane. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Byron Bay.

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
The Brisbane River
The Brisbane River

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then experience rural life at The Farm Byron Bay.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Byron Bay online tour planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Byron Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Byron Bay, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
The Farm Byron Bay ©
The Farm Byron Bay
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse

1
day
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 9th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast day trip planning website .

You can drive from Byron Bay to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast Hinterland.

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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

few
hours
Gold Coast Hinterland

Gold Coast Hinterland
To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast Hinterland holiday builder website .

Gold Coast Hinterland is just a stone's throw from Gold Coast. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 9th (Thu), you're off toFraser Island.

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Gold Coast Hinterland to Fraser Island with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Fraser Island can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

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