32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia itinerary planner
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Fly
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Sydney
— 6 nights
Train
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Newcastle
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
Train
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Coffs Harbour
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Casino
Drive
6
Byron Bay
— 3 nights
Bus
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Surfers Paradise
— 7 nights
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Sydney — 6 nights

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 WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, The Rocks Walking Tours, Sydney Opera House, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planning site.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dunedin to Sydney is minus 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to Newcastle.
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Newcastle — 5 nights

While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Your list of things to see and do now includes FogHorn Brewhouse, Newcastle Ocean Baths, King Edward Park, and other attractions. Appreciate the collections at The Lock-Up and Mistletoe Winery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Newcastle Beach and Horseshoe Beach. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with CoastXP, revel in the low prices at Mortels Sheepskin Factory, ponder the world of politics at Newcastle Council Building, and grab your bike and head to Fernleigh Track.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Newcastle holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Newcastle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Newcastle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 12th (Sun), you're off to Port Macquarie.
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Port Macquarie — 5 nights

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Macquarie Museum, Tacking Point Lighthouse and Glasshouse Port Macquarie. Step off the beaten path and head to Port Macquarie Historic Court House and Flynns Book Cafe.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Macquarie sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Newcastle in June, you will find days in Port Macquarie are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Coffs Harbour.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nightlife
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Coffs Harbour — 5 nights

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You've added The Big Banana Fun Park, Forest Sky Pier, The Clog Barn, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bongil Bongil National Park and Solitary Islands Coastal Walk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sealy Lookout and Bruxner Park Flora Reserve. The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Coffs Harbour Golf Club, buy something for everyone on your list at Coffs Central Shopping Centre, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take a leisurely stroll along Coffs Harbour Jetty.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Coffs Harbour, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Casino.
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Casino

Casino is a town in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales, Australia, with a population of 9,629 people at the. For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Casino tour planner.

Getting from Coffs Harbour to Casino by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Casino can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll set off for Byron Bay on the 22nd (Wed).
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Byron Bay — 3 nights

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.
Fisherman's Lookout has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): browse the exhibits of Lone Goat Gallery, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then take some stellar pictures from Fisherman's Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at Byron Wellbeing Health Retreats, then identify plant and animal life at Blue Bay Whale Watching, and then trek along Cape Byron Walking Track.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay day trip site.

Traveling by car from Casino to Byron Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Surfers Paradise.
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Surfers Paradise — 7 nights

The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
You've added Surfers Paradise River Cruises, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Point Danger, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Snapper Rocks in Coolangatta (about 36 minutes away).

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Surfers Paradise day trip website.

Getting from Byron Bay to Surfers Paradise by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off to home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · 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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Gold Coast travel guide

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Beaches · Shopping Malls · Water Parks
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. The most popular tourist destination in the state of Queensland, Gold Coast life centers itself on relaxation, surf, and marine life in general.
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