10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

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Forster
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Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive
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Noosa
— 3 nights
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Byron Bay
— 3 nights
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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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Elizabeth Beach, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, and then get great views at Bennetts Head Lookout.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Forster tour planning website.

Berkeley to Forster is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Forster

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Coffs Harbour

— 1 night
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): delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout and then kick back and relax at Coffs Harbour Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour trip itinerary website.

Drive from Forster to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Gold Coast

— 2 nights
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, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then experience the excitement of Infinity Attraction.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Noosa

— 3 nights
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Noosa Main Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Noosa to go to Buderim and see Buderim Forest Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park and kick back and relax at Peregian Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Noosa trip website.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Byron Bay

— 3 nights
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): kick back and relax at Belongil Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, then stroll through Cape Byron Walking Track, and finally look for gifts at Byron Bay Cookie Company Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then stroll through Broken Head Nature Reserve.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Byron Bay route planner.

You can drive from Noosa to Byron Bay in 4 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.