10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Byron Bay
— 1 night
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Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the waterfront at Coffs Harbour Jetty.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour vacation planning website.

Sydney to Coffs Harbour is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Gold Coast.
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:

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nights
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 25th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, then get some thrills on the water with Jetboat Extreme, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach. On your second day here, catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Jetboat Extreme ©
Speed Boats Tour
Jetboat Extreme
4.8

3
nights
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip site.

Getting from Gold Coast to Brisbane by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Gold Coast

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Dreamworld and then get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, then play a few rounds at Surfers Paradise Golf Club, and then race across the water with Jet Ski Safaris.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast road trip planning app.

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your trip
Dreamworld ©
Theme Park
Dreamworld
3.7
Jet Ski Safaris ©
Speed Boats Tour
Jet Ski Safaris
4.9

1
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Byron Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take a memorable tour with Sundive Byron Bay, stop by The Byron Bay Book Exchange, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Byron Bay day trip planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Byron Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
Sundive Byron Bay ©
Shark Diving
Sundive Byron Bay
4.8
Cape Byron Walking Track
Hiking Trail
Cape Byron Walking Track
4.8

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