7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Gold Coast
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Huntsville

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Burleigh Head National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast tour builder site .

Huntsville, USA to Gold Coast is an approximately 32-hour flight. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Huntsville to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Huntsville in January; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 83°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, stroll through Opossum Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Fern Tree.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hobart route builder website .

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 January; daily highs in Hobart reach 73°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Kingston Beach, Fern Tree
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

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 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Clovelly, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at North Head Sanctuary. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in January, with highs in Sydney at 82°F and lows at 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Manly
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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