13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  12​h
1
Broadbeach
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Surfers Paradise
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Beerwah
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Noosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Byron Bay
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Broadbeach

Broadbeach ©
With its seemingly endless sandy beach, an abundance of things to do, and family-friendly atmosphere, Broadbeach ranks among the Gold Coast's top holiday destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cape Byron Walking Track. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre and then browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Broadbeach trip builder tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Broadbeach is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Broadbeach due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Broadbeach: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Broadbeach

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Cape Byron Walking Track
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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre ©
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

2
nights
Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ©
The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park, then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction, and then kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Surfers Paradise online travel route builder .

Surfers Paradise is just a short distance from Broadbeach. In September, daily temperatures in Surfers Paradise can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll through Moffat Beach, get your game on at Psychic Readings Twin Featherz, and then enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): browse for treasures at Relove Oxley, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane route planner.

Traveling by car from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Beerwah.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach
Relove Oxley ©
Relove Oxley

1
night
Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo and then get your game on at Big Kart Track.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Beerwah day trip app .

You can drive from Brisbane to Beerwah in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Beerwah sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Big Kart Track
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Big Kart Track ©
Big Kart Track

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
On the 15th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets, then stroll through Noosa Main Beach, and then take a stroll through Hastings Street. On the next day, stop by The Real McCaul, then enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Noosa day trip planner.

You can drive from Beerwah to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Noosa

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Eumundi
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach

3
nights
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.
You've now added Belongil Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get great views at Broken Head Nature Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Lennox Head Beach, then kick back and relax at Belongil Beach, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Norries Head, and then take in the exciting artwork at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Byron Bay day trip planning website .

Getting from Noosa to Byron Bay by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Byron Bay, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lennox Head Beach, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Norries Head, Broken Head Nature Reserve
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Norries Head ©
Norries Head
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach

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