9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Wollongong
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Jervis Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Blackheath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
6
Byron Bay
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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.
Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planning website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, with highs in Sydney at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Wollongong.

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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Wollongong online attractions planner .

Take a train from Sydney to Wollongong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Wollongong, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jervis Bay.

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Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple

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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jervis Bay road trip website .

Traveling by car from Wollongong to Jervis Bay takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Blackheath.

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Moona Moona Creek ©
Moona Moona Creek
Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum ©
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

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Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tee off at Blackheath Golf Club and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Perry's Lookdown.

To see ratings and tourist information, refer to the Blackheath planning tool .

Traveling by car from Jervis Bay to Blackheath takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Blackheath are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nelson Bay.

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Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown

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Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head, enjoy the sea views from Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, and then tee off at Nelson Bay Golf Club.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nelson Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Blackheath to Nelson Bay by car takes about 4 hours. September in Nelson Bay sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Golf Outdoors Parks

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Nelson Bay Golf Club ©
Nelson Bay Golf Club
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head

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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.
On the 9th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Byron Bay online trip maker .

Getting from Nelson Bay to Byron Bay by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In September, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Spas

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