17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive
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Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive
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Nelson Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rothbury
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Brisbane — 3 nights

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Roma Street Parkland, City Hall, Queen Street Mall, and other attractions you added. Bring the kids along to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Queensland Art Gallery. It doesn't end there: stroll around South Bank Parklands and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Brisbane online trip maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get little chillier in Brisbane: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for North Stradbroke Island.
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North Stradbroke Island — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes North Gorge Walk, Cylinder Beach and Brown Lake. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Brown Lake and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cylinder Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read North Stradbroke Island trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Brisbane to North Stradbroke Island by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Gold Coast.
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Gold Coast — 3 nights

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 list of things to see and do now includes Miami Marketta, SkyPoint Observation Deck, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and other attractions. Bring the kids along to Sea World Theme Park and Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast travel planner.

You can drive from North Stradbroke Island to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Byron Bay.
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Byron Bay — 1 night

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.
The Farm Byron Bay has been added to your itinerary.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Byron Bay trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Byron Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Coffs Harbour.
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Coffs Harbour — 1 night

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Forest Sky Pier.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Byron Bay in November, you will find days in Coffs Harbour are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nelson Bay.
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Nelson Bay — 2 nights

Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Sand Dune Safaris as well as Gan Gan Lookout. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): experience rural life at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm and then make a trip to Gan Gan Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, and then take an exotic tour of Sand Dune Safaris.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nelson Bay online trip maker.

Drive from Coffs Harbour to Nelson Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Nelson Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Rothbury.
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Rothbury — 1 night

Rothbury is a small town located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard as well as Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop - Hall of Food. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard and then stop by Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop - Hall of Food.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rothbury day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nelson Bay to Rothbury takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.
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Sydney — 4 nights

The Harbour City

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 Watsons Bay, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Taronga Zoo, and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Rothbury to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Australia travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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Port Stephens travel guide

4.3
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Wildlife Areas · Landmarks