13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen
Fly:  29​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Noosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Aberdeen

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll around Roma Street Parkland and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary maker site .

Aberdeen, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 10 hours. Traveling from Aberdeen in October, you will find days in Brisbane are warmer (29°C), and nights are a bit warmer (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park. Keep things going the next day: stop by Watermelon Red and then get to know the resident critters at Australia Zoo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Noosa holiday maker .

You can drive from Brisbane to Noosa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

2
nights
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 30th (Wed), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then stroll through Cape Byron Walking Track. On the next day, experience rural life at The Farm Byron Bay, let the kids burn off some steam at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Noosa to Byron Bay in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Byron Bay can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

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.
On the 1st (Fri), take a leisurely stroll along The Boardwalk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, then take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier, and finally make a trip to The Clog Barn. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout, and then don't miss a visit to V-Wall.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Coffs Harbour trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Byron Bay in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

V-Wall, The Boardwalk
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
The Boardwalk ©
The Boardwalk
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier

3
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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip site .

Traveling by flight from Coffs Harbour to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Sydney are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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