14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vail
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newcastle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Vail

5
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.
Visit The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk and Wentworth Falls. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney travel planning site .

Vail, USA to Sydney is an approximately 23-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Vail to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Tue) before leaving for Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Newcastle trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Newcastle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 27th (Thu), trek along Coastal walk, then visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse, and then admire all the interesting features of Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Macquarie travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Newcastle in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Two Tails Wines, get great views at Forest Sky Pier, then look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, and finally do a tasting at Raleigh Vineyard & Winery.

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Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Two Tails Wines, Raleigh Vineyard & Winery
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
Two Tails Wines ©
Two Tails Wines
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): make a trip to Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, then explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel).

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner .

You can fly from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Brisbane are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Wynnum Esplanade
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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