10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berkeley
Drive:  5 h
1
Forster
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Noosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Byron Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 45 min
End: Berkeley

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hours
Forster

Forster ©
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. On the 10th (Fri), kick back and relax at Elizabeth Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Seven Mile Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Bennetts Head Lookout.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Forster attractions app .

Berkeley to Forster is an approximately 5-hour car ride. April in Forster sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Forster

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Elizabeth Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Bennetts Head Lookout ©
Bennetts Head Lookout

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night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Korora Lookout and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coffs Harbour Beach.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour online journey planner .

You can drive from Forster to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout

2
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online road trip planner .

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

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nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Noosa Main Beach and Peregian Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba). There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Noosa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Buderim Forest Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Byron Bay

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 17th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Belongil Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track, and finally look for gifts at Byron Bay Cookie Company Gift Shop. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get great views at Broken Head Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Byron Bay trip planner .

Getting from Noosa to Byron Bay by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. April in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Broken Head Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Broken Head Nature Reserve ©
Broken Head Nature Reserve

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