10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Shanghai


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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.
On the 6th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Wheel of Brisbane and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip planning tool .

Shanghai, China to Brisbane is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Brisbane is 2 hours. In February, Brisbane is much hotter than Shanghai - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast tour planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

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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 8th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at The Farm Byron Bay, enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay tour itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Gold Coast to Byron Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Coffs Harbour.

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Diggers beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Solitary Islands Coastal Walk.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Coffs Harbour road trip site .

Drive from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Byron Bay, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nelson Bay.

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Diggers Beach ©
Diggers Beach

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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 10th (Sun): kick back and relax at Zenith Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nelson Bay road trip site .

Getting from Coffs Harbour to Nelson Bay by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Nelson Bay can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Zenith Beach ©
Zenith Beach

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nights
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bondi Beach, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip maker .

You can drive from Nelson Bay to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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