13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  4​h
1
Broulee
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Bulahdelah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Ballina
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Broulee

Broulee ©
Broulee is a town on the south coast of New South Wales between Batemans Bay and Moruya. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Mogo Zoo and then stop by The Mogo Lolly Shop. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Moruya Museum, then kick back and relax at Broulee Island Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Broulee Beach, and finally browse the fresh offerings at SAGE Farmers Market.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Broulee online trip builder .

Sydney to Broulee is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bulahdelah.

Things to do in Broulee

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mogo, Moruya
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Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Broulee Beach ©
Broulee Beach
The Mogo Lolly Shop ©
The Mogo Lolly Shop

1
night
Bulahdelah

Bulahdelah is a town and locality in the Hunter/Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia in the Mid-Coast Council local government area. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, and then admire the majestic nature at Grandis Picnic Area. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Barry Park, then don't miss a visit to Gan Gan Lookout, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bulahdelah day trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Broulee to Bulahdelah. In July, daily temperatures in Bulahdelah can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Bulahdelah

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nelson Bay, Barry Park, Tomaree Head
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain, identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, and then visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, then hike along Coastal walk, and then walk around Mrs York's Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Bulahdelah to Port Macquarie by car takes about 2 hours. While traveling from Bulahdelah, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

North Brother Mountain
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

2
nights
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 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Big Banana Fun Park, stroll through Coffs Harbour Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Coffs Harbour Jetty. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at The Boardwalk, then stroll around Dorrigo National Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout, and finally get great views at Forest Sky Pier.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Coffs Harbour tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Coffs Harbour, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ballina.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Boardwalk, Dorrigo National Park
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Dorrigo National Park ©
Dorrigo National Park
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach

1
night
Ballina

Ballina ©
Ballina is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of the Ballina Shire local government area. On the 17th (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail, learn about all things military at Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, then stroll through Lennox Head Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Lennox Head Boardwalk.

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

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Ballina in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Ballina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lennox Head
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Lennox Head Beach ©
Lennox Head Beach
Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum ©
Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Dreamworld. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach, and meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast road trip planning app .

Getting from Ballina to Gold Coast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ballina in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Gold Coast, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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