10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat Day Experiences as well as Sea World Theme Park. Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse and Fingal Head Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Burleigh Head National Park and Surfer's Paradise Beach. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise and stop by Chinatown Gold Coast.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip builder app .

Sydney to Gold Coast is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat Day Experiences, Fingal Head Lighthouse
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Fingal Head Lighthouse ©
Fingal Head Lighthouse
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse ©

3
nights
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.
You've added Rocks Riverside Park, Kondalilla Falls, Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and other attractions to your itinerary. Relax by the water at Dicky Beach and Moffat Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like West End and Boggo Road Gaol. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at The Henderson Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, and look for gifts at Noosa Chocolate Factory.

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Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Caloundra, Kondalilla Falls
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Kondalilla Falls ©
Kondalilla Falls
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Boggo Road Gaol (Jail) ©
Boggo Road Gaol (Jail)

1
night
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.
Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Cougal Cascades, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wategos Beach.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Byron Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, Cougal Cascades
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Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cougal Cascades ©
Cougal Cascades

1
night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Coffs Creek Walk and Cycleway.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour trip site .

You can drive from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Byron Bay, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout

1
night
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 17th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Port Macquarie trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Coffs Harbour in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trip

Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze ©
Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze

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