12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h
1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Byron Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Coffs Harbour
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
4
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
5
Pokolbin
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Noosa National Park, Noosa Farmers Market and Whales in Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with Whales in Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Noosa Farmers Market and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast tour itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, you will find days in Gold Coast are little chillier (27°C), and nights are much colder (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Noosa
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Farmers Market ©
Noosa Farmers Market

few
hours
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.
You've now added Cape Byron Lighthouse to your itinerary.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay online vacation planner .

Traveling by bus from Gold Coast to Byron Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gold Coast in September since evenings lows in Byron Bay dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Historic Sites
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse

few
hours
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for Port Macquarie on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Coffs Harbour, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 13°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toPokolbin.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Nature
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hours
Pokolbin

Pokolbin
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pokolbin attractions planning tool .

Drive from Port Macquarie to Pokolbin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Port Macquarie in September, expect nights in Pokolbin to be a bit cooler, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Sydney.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sydney Fish Market, Blue Mountains Tours and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see a show at Sydney Opera House and then hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney journey planner.

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Pokolbin in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Blue Mountains Tours ©
Blue Mountains Tours
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then stop by The Wicked Cheese Co., then take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hobart fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hobart takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, Hobart is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach, The Wicked Cheese Co.
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
Springbrook National Park has been added to your itinerary. Relax by the water at Greenmount Beach and Tugun Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse and Currumbin Beach. Go for a jaunt from Gold Coast to Fingal Head to see Fingal Head Lighthouse about 38 minutes away.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gold Coast vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Gold Coast takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in September, with highs in Gold Coast at 27°C and lows at 15°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fingal Head Lighthouse
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Springbrook National Park ©
Springbrook National Park
Tugun Beach ©
Tugun Beach

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