13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Golden Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  11​h 45​min
3
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires


1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach and then shop like a local with Melbourne Central.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Melbourne is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 13 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Golden Beach.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

few
hours
Golden Beach

Golden Beach
Golden Beach is a small settlement situated on the Ninety Mile Beach in Gippsland Victoria. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Golden Beach sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Golden Beach takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Golden Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): stop by The Yellow Shed, then look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coffs Harbour Beach.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour trip planner.

Drive from Golden Beach to Coffs Harbour in 15 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Coffs Harbour when traveling from Golden Beach in March, with lows around 21°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

The Yellow Shed
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
Diggers beach ©
Diggers beach
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Broken Head Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Byron Bay online visit planner .

Drive from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Broken Head Nature Reserve, Lennox Head Beach
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Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Broken Head Nature Reserve ©
Broken Head Nature Reserve

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Dicky Beach. The adventure continues: get your game on at South Bank Parklands, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary app .

Drive from Byron Bay to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Dicky Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Brisbane River
The Brisbane River

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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.
Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. The adventure continues: stop by Sydney Fish Market, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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