9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Yamba
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Williamtown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Leura
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Yamba

Yamba ©
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. On the 28th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Pippi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Turners Beach, then kick back and relax at Main Beach Yamba, and finally stop by Kitchen To Table Pty Ltd.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yamba trip itinerary builder website .

Adelaide to Yamba is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Adelaide in September, you will find days in Yamba are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Yamba

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Port Macquarie is known for wildlife, trails, historic sites, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path, hike along Coastal walk, and relax in the rural setting at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yamba to Port Macquarie takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Yamba in September, you will find days in Port Macquarie are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Williamtown.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

2
nights
Williamtown

Williamtown ©
Williamtown is a rural suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Fighter World, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oakvale Wildlife Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Singing Bridge, have some family-friendly fun at Go Karts Go, then get a taste of life in the country at Oakfield Ranch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Stockton Sand Dunes.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Williamtown trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Williamtown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in October, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Williamtown: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Williamtown

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Port Stephens, Singing Bridge, Go Karts Go, Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, Oakfield Ranch
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Oakvale Wildlife Park ©
Oakvale Wildlife Park
Fighter World ©
Fighter World
Oakfield Ranch ©
Oakfield Ranch

1
night
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, make a trip to Sublime Point Lookout, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, then don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades, and finally get great views at Govetts Leap.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Leura day trip planning website .

You can drive from Williamtown to Leura in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Govetts Leap
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Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap

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night
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 5th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney sightseeing planner .

Getting from Leura to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Leura in October, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Mrs Macquarie's Chair ©
Mrs Macquarie's Chair

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