14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Tamworth
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Armidale
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Warwick
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Yamba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at Tamworth Regional Playground and then identify plant and animal life at Tamworth Marsupial Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tamworth trip maker tool .

Sydney to Tamworth is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, you will find days in Tamworth are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Armidale.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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Tamworth Regional Playground ©
Tamworth Regional Playground

1
night
Armidale

Armidale ©
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. On the 29th (Sun), pick up some local products at Armidale Farmers' Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Mary and Joseph Catholic Cathedral, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wollomombi Falls, and finally explore and take pictures at Waterfall Way.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Armidale itinerary builder .

You can drive from Tamworth to Armidale in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Armidale

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature
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Wollomombi Falls ©
Wollomombi Falls
Armidale Farmers' Market ©
Armidale Farmers' Market

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, and find something for the whole family at Wheel of Brisbane.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Armidale to Brisbane with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Warwick.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

1
night
Warwick

Warwick ©
Warwick is a town and locality in southeast Queensland, Australia, lying 130km south-west of Brisbane. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): browse the exhibits of Warwick Art Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Morgan Park Raceway, and then take an in-depth tour of The Warwick and District Historical Society Inc - Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Warwick sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Warwick in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Brisbane in January since evenings lows in Warwick dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Warwick

Museums Shopping
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Morgan Park Raceway ©
Morgan Park Raceway
Warwick Art Gallery ©
Warwick Art Gallery

3
nights
Yamba

Yamba ©
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Go for a jaunt from Yamba to Evans Head to see Bundjalung National Park about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Pippi Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Spooky Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Maclean Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yamba, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Warwick to Yamba takes 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Yamba can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Yamba

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Maclean Lookout, Bundjalung National Park, Spooky Beach
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Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spooky Beach ©
Spooky Beach

2
nights
Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 7th (Tue), appreciate the history behind The Big Banana Fun Park, then take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Park Beach, then trek along Solitary Islands Coastal Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Diggers Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yamba to Coffs Harbour takes 2 hours. Traveling from Yamba in January, expect nights in Coffs Harbour to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Park Beach ©
Park Beach

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 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, then see the interesting displays at Roto House, and then take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Mrs York's Garden, and then trek along Coastal walk.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Macquarie travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Coffs Harbour in January: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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