12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
New Lambton
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
North Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Noosa
— 1 night
Train:  4 h
6
Bundaberg
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  6 h
7
Tamborine Mountain
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Gold Coast
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h
9
North Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
End: Sydney

1
night
New Lambton

New Lambton
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New Lambton trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sydney to New Lambton is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. In April in New Lambton, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will leave for North Haven on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in New Lambton

Fun & Games Nightlife Shopping

1
night
North Haven

North Haven
To plan North Haven vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from New Lambton to North Haven takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from New Lambton in April, expect nights in North Haven to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. You will leave for Byron Bay on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in North Haven

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
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.
Minyon Falls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Broken Head Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from North Haven to Byron Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from North Haven in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Byron Bay: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 16°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Broken Head Nature Reserve, Minyon Falls
Highlights from your plan
Minyon Falls ©
Minyon Falls
Broken Head Nature Reserve ©
Broken Head Nature Reserve

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse and then wander the streets of Queen Street Mall. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Natural Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane day trip website.

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Gold Coast
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse ©
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse
Queen Street Mall ©
Queen Street Mall

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
On the 1st (Wed), stop by Belmondos Organic Market.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Noosa trip itinerary website.

Getting from Brisbane to Noosa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for Bundaberg.

Things to do in Noosa

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Belmondos Organic Market ©
Belmondos Organic Market

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night
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get great views at Hummock Lookout.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bundaberg route maker tool.

You can take a train from Noosa to Bundaberg in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Bundaberg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Tamborine Mountain.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery ©
Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery
Hummock Lookout ©
Hummock Lookout

3
nights
Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain ©
On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Crystal Mountain, do a tasting at Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians, and finally pause for some photo ops at Canungra War Memorial.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tamborine Mountain trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and train from Bundaberg to Tamborine Mountain in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Tamborine Mountain

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Canungra, TankRide, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Mountain ©
Crystal Mountain
Witches Falls Walking Trail ©
Witches Falls Walking Trail
Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard ©
Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tamborine Mountain to Gold Coast takes an hour. In May in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to North Haven.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kurrawa Beach ©
Kurrawa Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

1
night
North Haven

North Haven
To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the North Haven trip builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Coast to North Haven. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gold Coast in May: highs in North Haven hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in North Haven

Parks Nature Outdoors

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