32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Katoomba
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Newcastle
— 5 nights
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Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
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Coffs Harbour
— 5 nights
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Surfers Paradise
— 7 nights

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Sydney

Sydney ©

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.
You've added Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Sydney Opera House, Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: stroll through Bondi Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, and take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney visit planner.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dunedin to Sydney is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Scenic Walkway ©
Manly Scenic Walkway

1
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Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lithgow Visitor Information Centre as well as Station Bar + Woodfired Pizza. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get interesting insight from Zig Zag Railway and then get all the information you need at Lithgow Visitor Information Centre. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Giant Stairway, get great views at The Three Sisters, then take in the dramatic scenery at Katoomba Falls, then admire the sheer force of Katoomba Cascades, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Station Bar + Woodfired Pizza.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Katoomba online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Sydney to Katoomba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
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The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Katoomba Cascades ©
Katoomba Cascades
Katoomba Falls ©
Katoomba Falls

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Sydney

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

Your day by day itinerary now includes The Rocks Walking Tours, Chinatown and WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, contemplate the long history of Chinese Garden of Friendship, then deepen your understanding of the past and present with The Rocks Walking Tours, and finally visit Chinatown.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Katoomba to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Katoomba in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Chinese Garden of Friendship ©
Chinese Garden of Friendship
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
The Rocks Walking Tours ©
The Rocks Walking Tours

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nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
You've added FogHorn Brewhouse, Newcastle Ocean Baths, King Edward Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll get in some beach time at Newcastle Beach and Horseshoe Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Newcastle itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Sydney to Newcastle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. July in Newcastle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Tue) before leaving for Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Newcastle

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Newcastle Beach ©
Newcastle Beach
Nobbys Head ©
Nobbys Head
Newcastle Ocean Baths ©
Newcastle Ocean Baths

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Flynns Book Cafe and Port Macquarie Historic Court House.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Macquarie trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by journey from Newcastle to Port Macquarie takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Newcastle, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 9°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Port Macquarie Museum ©
Port Macquarie Museum
Glasshouse Port Macquarie ©
Glasshouse Port Macquarie

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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
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, The Clog Barn, Dolphin Marine Conservation Park, and other attractions you added. For shopping fun, head to Coffs Central Shopping Centre or Twilight Food Market - Coffs Harbour. Step off the beaten path and head to Solitary Islands Coastal Walk and Coffs Harbour Regional Museum. There's more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Coffs Harbour Jetty.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour online trip builder.

You can travel from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Coffs Harbour, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park ©
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island ©
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island

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Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ©

Capital of the Gold Coast

The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, Surfers Paradise River Cruises, Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Coolangatta Beach and Snapper Rocks. Get out of town with these interesting Surfers Paradise side-trips: Tweed Heads (Chris Cunningham Park & 1st on Wharf) and Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse (in Coolangatta). It doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Surfers Paradise online road trip planner.

You can take a train from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July in Surfers Paradise, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 6:
Highlights from your plan
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Surfers Paradise River Cruises ©
Surfers Paradise River Cruises
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse ©
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse

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