10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Byron Bay
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Blackheath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Wollongong
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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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 3rd (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Byron Bay is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Byron Bay: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Spas
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Spas

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Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagnalls Beach Reserve.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nelson Bay road trip planning app .

Getting from Byron Bay to Nelson Bay by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In September, daytime highs in Nelson Bay are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Fighter World, Tomaree Head, Bagnalls Beach Reserve
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Fighter World ©
Fighter World

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Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get great views at Govetts Leap, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wind Eroded Cave, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Perry's Lookdown.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Blackheath tour planner.

Traveling by car from Nelson Bay to Blackheath takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Blackheath are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Blackheath

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown
Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap

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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stroll through Murrays Beach, stroll through Hyams Beach, and then explore the activities along Moona Moona Creek.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jervis Bay online trip maker .

Drive from Blackheath to Jervis Bay in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Jervis Bay can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Moona Moona Creek ©
Moona Moona Creek
Murrays Beach ©
Murrays Beach

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Jervis Bay to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jervis Bay in September since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Wollongong.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 10th (Tue), kick back and relax at Wattamolla Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Kembla Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Wollongong Head Lighthouse.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Wollongong trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Sydney to Wollongong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Wollongong, with lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wollongong

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Port Kembla Beach ©
Port Kembla Beach
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse

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