7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Townsville
plane:  4​h
1
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Townsville

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach and then get great views at Laguna Lookout.

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Townsville to Noosa is an approximately 16.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Beaches
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Laguna Lookout ©
Laguna Lookout

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Noosa to Gold Coast by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a bus to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Nature Parks
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night
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 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Wategos Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Pat Morton Lookout, and then head outdoors with Hastings Point Headland. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, explore the activities along Lake Ainsworth, then look for all kinds of wild species at Broken Head Nature Reserve, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Byron Bay attractions planner .

Take a bus from Gold Coast to Byron Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in April, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Byron Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballina, Lennox Head, Broken Head Nature Reserve, Hastings Point Headland
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Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach
Broken Head Nature Reserve ©
Broken Head Nature Reserve
Pat Morton Lookout ©
Pat Morton Lookout

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Byron Bay to Brisbane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach

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