18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Lady Musgrave Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
3
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Venman Bushland National Park. When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see King Island in Wellington Point, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get your game on at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Brisbane, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in October, with highs in Brisbane at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Brisbane River ©
The Brisbane River
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

1
night
Lady Musgrave Island

Lady Musgrave Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): head off the coast to Lady Musgrave Island.

Find out how to plan Lady Musgrave Island trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Brisbane to Lady Musgrave Island with the Route module. You will leave for Fraser Island on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Lady Musgrave Island

Parks Nature
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Lady Musgrave Island ©
Lady Musgrave Island

1
night
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 31st (Wed), explore the activities along Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip builder app .

Explore your travel options from Lady Musgrave Island to Fraser Island with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then stroll through Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Gold Coast in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In November in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

9
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.
Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Camp Cove. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Sydney sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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