27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h
1
Palm Beach
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Byron Bay
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Crescent Head
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
Relax by the water at Terrigal Beach and Avalon Beach. Visiting Avoca Beach and Ocean Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palm Beach: Captain Cook Lookout (in Copacabana) and Staples Lookout (in Woy Woy). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Bouddi National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Palm Beach road trip tool .

Sydney to Palm Beach is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In February, daytime highs in Palm Beach are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Palm Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Killcare, Terrigal, Avalon Beach, Captain Cook Lookout, Putty Beach
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Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Whale Beach ©
Whale Beach
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Eli Creek and Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Wabby and Central Station Rainforest.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Fraser Island fast, fun, and easy.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Palm Beach to Fraser Island. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Palm Beach in February: highs in Fraser Island hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake Wabby ©
Lake Wabby
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll get in some beach time at Marcoola Beach and Maroochydore Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Peregian Beach and Gardners Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Mount Ninderry (in Yandina), Mount Coolum (in Coolum Beach) and Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bulcock Beach, view the masterpieces at Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, relax in the rural setting at Maleny Dairies, and stop by The Real McCaul.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Noosa trip planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Maleny, Eumundi, Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith
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Mount Coolum ©
Mount Coolum
Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach

7
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pippi Beach and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. We've included these beaches for you: Lennox Head Beach and Main Beach Yamba. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Byron Bay: Spooky Beach (in Angourie), Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff) and Yamba (Yamba Pedal Boats & Turners Beach). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Belongil Beach, take some stellar pictures from Pat Morton Lookout, admire the sheer force of Minyon Falls, and explore the activities along Lake Ainsworth.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Byron Bay road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Noosa to Byron Bay in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Crescent Head.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yamba, Lennox Head, Broken Head, Minyon Falls, Spooky Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lennox Head Beach ©
Lennox Head Beach
Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach

5
nights
Crescent Head

Crescent Head ©
Crescent Head is a beach-side community 440 km north-northeast of Sydney, in Kempsey Shire, New South Wales, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Scotts Head Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Horsehoe Bay Beach and Hat Head National Park. Explore Crescent Head's surroundings by going to Vasnas Designs (in Wauchope), Apsley Falls (in Walcha) and Smoky Cape Lighthouse (in South West Rocks). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Goolawah National Park. It doesn't end there: get great views at Rudder Park Historical Lookout.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Crescent Head online trip planner .

You can drive from Byron Bay to Crescent Head in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Byron Bay in March, expect nights in Crescent Head to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Crescent Head

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Vasnas Designs, Scotts Head Beach, Rudder Park Historical Lookout, Hat Head National Park
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 22:
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Goolawah National Park ©
Goolawah National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Apsley Falls ©
Apsley Falls

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