6 days in Byron Bay & Brisbane Itinerary

6 days in Byron Bay & Brisbane Itinerary

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6 days in Byron Bay & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
1
Byron Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): let the kids burn off some steam at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, then relax in the rural setting at The Farm Byron Bay, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Byron Bay visit planner.

Sydney to Byron Bay is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. March in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
The Farm Byron Bay ©
The Farm Byron Bay

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Byron Bay to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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