9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Newcastle
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Williamtown
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Fly:  31​h
End: Brussels

1
night
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.
For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip site .

Brussels, Belgium to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Brussels to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Powerhouse Museum ©
Powerhouse Museum
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach, identify plant and animal life at Blackbutt Reserve, and then stroll through Speers Point Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Newcastle online trip planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Newcastle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Williamtown.

Things to do in Newcastle

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trip

Speers Point Park
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Speers Point Park ©
Speers Point Park

1
night
Williamtown

Williamtown is a rural suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 18th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Gan Gan Lookout and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Williamtown trip planner.

Williamtown is just a short distance from Newcastle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Williamtown

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Nelson Bay
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout

2
nights
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 19th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Belongil Beach, then let little ones run wild at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, and finally experience rural life at The Farm Byron Bay.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Byron Bay driving holiday site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Williamtown to Byron Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Byron Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens
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Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach
Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens ©
The Farm Byron Bay ©
The Farm Byron Bay

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night
Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 20th (Sat), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then make a trip to Breakwall. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal walk, then explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and finally enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Port Macquarie online itinerary planner .

Getting from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Byron Bay in July, you will find days in Port Macquarie are a bit cooler (13°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park ©
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk

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