8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mont Tremblant
Fly:  33​h
1
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Shoal Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lovedale
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
5
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
End: Mont Tremblant

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach and then meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast itinerary planner.

Mont Tremblant, Canada to Gold Coast is an approximately 33-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Mont Tremblant to Gold Coast. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin and then engage your brain at Questacon.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Canberra trip planner .

Getting from Gold Coast to Canberra by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Canberra, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Questacon ©
Questacon
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

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Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): kick back and relax at Zenith Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Shoal Bay trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Canberra to Shoal Bay with the Route module. Traveling from Canberra in December, Shoal Bay is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lovedale.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Zenith Beach ©
Zenith Beach

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Lovedale

Lovedale
For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lovedale trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Shoal Bay to Lovedale takes 1.5 hours. December in Lovedale sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), you're off toKatoomba.

Things to do in Lovedale

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Katoomba holiday builder app .

Getting from Lovedale to Katoomba by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In December, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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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.
For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sydney tour planner .

Drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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