7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Dallas

1
day
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 (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast attractions app .

Dallas, USA to Gold Coast is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Gold Coast is 16 hours. While traveling from Dallas, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, and then identify plant and animal life at Fern Tree.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in October; daily highs in Hobart reach 64°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Fern Tree
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

2
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.
On the 18th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and then stroll through Manly Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney online holiday planner .

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in October, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 76°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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