7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia sightseeing planner

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Brisbane
Drive
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Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive
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Sydney
— 1 night
Drive
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Nowra
— 1 night
Drive
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Eden
— 1 night
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Omeo
— 1 night
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Brisbane

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.
On the 15th (Wed), see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then contemplate the long history of Customs House.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner.

Melbourne to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 23°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

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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.
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Traveling by car from Brisbane to Byron Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Byron Bay when traveling from Brisbane in December, with lows around 20°C. You'll set off for Port Macquarie on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:

Port Macquarie

— 1 night
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 16th (Thu), kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Port Macquarie Camel Safari's, and then discover the deep blue sea with Rick's Dive School.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie route planner.

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Byron Bay in December: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature
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Sydney

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stop by The Strand Arcade, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sydney Harbour Circle Walk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Blues Point Reserve.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

Fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Macquarie in December, you will find days in Sydney are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nowra.

Things to do in Sydney

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Nowra

— 1 night
Nowra is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 18th (Sat), examine the collection at Meroogal and then sample the tasty concoctions at Hop Dog Beer Works. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): stop by Nest & Burrow, then visit a coastal fixture at Crookhaven Heads Lighthouse, and then trek along Culburra Beach Sunrise Walk.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nowra trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sydney to Nowra by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in December, Nowra is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Eden.

Things to do in Nowra

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:

Eden

— 1 night
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Eden online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Nowra to Eden takes 4 hours. Traveling from Nowra in December, expect nights in Eden to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. You will leave for Omeo on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Eden

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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Omeo

— 1 night
Omeo is a town in Victoria, Australia on the Great Alpine Road, east of Mount Hotham, in the Shire of East Gippsland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Omeo Historic Park & Museum and then trek along Oriental Claims Historic Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Omeo online trip planner.

You can drive from Eden to Omeo in 4 hours. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Omeo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.