29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gosford
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bundaberg
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
6
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
9
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Coffs Harbour
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Sydney
— Few hours
End: Sydney

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Fort Denison Island. Escape the urban bustle at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gosford.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Gosford

Gosford ©
Gosford is a city located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Terrigal Beach, get outside with The Entrance Pelican Feed, enjoy the sea views from Norah Head Lighthouse, then get to know the fascinating history of The Entrance Heritage Walk, and finally enjoy the sea views from Barrenjoey Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Gosford Regional Gallery, then trot along with Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Gosford travel planning tool .

You can drive from Sydney to Gosford in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in April, Gosford is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Gosford

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

The Entrance, Terrigal Beach, Norah Head Lighthouse, Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, Barrenjoey Lighthouse
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Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park ©

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
You'll get in some beach time at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek. Get outdoors at Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby.

Planning Fraser Island trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gosford to Fraser Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 9th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Burrum Heads Beach and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Esplanade. On the next day, kick back and relax at Dundowran Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hervey Bay online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Hervey Bay in 4.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Burrum Heads Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Burrum Heads Beach ©
Burrum Heads Beach
Esplanade ©
Esplanade

1
night
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, sample the fine beverages at Bundaberg Rum Distillery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mon Repos, and finally take some stellar pictures from Hummock Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Bundaberg Zoo, wander the streets of Bundaberg CBD, then get a taste of the local shopping with Alloway Farm Market, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodgate Beach.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bundaberg route planning website .

Getting from Hervey Bay to Bundaberg by combination of taxi and train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daily temperatures in Bundaberg can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Woodgate Beach
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Mon Repos ©
Mon Repos
Woodgate Beach ©
Woodgate Beach
Bundaberg Rum Distillery ©
Bundaberg Rum Distillery

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Noosa Botanic Gardens, take a stroll through Hastings Street, and then kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Noosa online day trip planner .

You can take a train from Bundaberg to Noosa in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Noosa Botanic Gardens
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa Botanic Gardens ©
Noosa Botanic Gardens

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, then admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Noosa to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

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 15th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast online trip maker .

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

2
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to Lone Goat Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Byron Bay day trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Gold Coast to Byron Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Byron Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lennox Head Beach, Big Prawn, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach

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nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 20th (Sat), appreciate the history behind The Big Banana, look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, and then kick back and relax at Scotts Head Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Diggers beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coffs Harbour Beach, and finally take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour travel route builder site .

Getting from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Scotts Head Beach
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
Scotts Head Beach ©
Scotts Head Beach
Diggers beach ©
Diggers beach

3
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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Visit Hat Head National Park and Saltwater National Park for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital and visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in April, you will find days in Port Macquarie are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hat Head National Park, Saltwater National Park
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Hat Head National Park ©
Hat Head National Park
Saltwater National Park ©
Saltwater National Park

1
night
Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Gan Gan Lookout, take some stellar pictures from Barry Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Port Stephens Shell Museum and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nelson Bay trip website .

Drive from Port Macquarie to Nelson Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Port Macquarie in April, you will find days in Nelson Bay are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Stephens Shell Museum, Tomaree Head, Barry Park
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout
Barry Park ©
Barry Park

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Sydney

Sydney
For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip app .

Drive from Nelson Bay to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You will leave for home on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Parks
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