14 days in Byron Bay & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Byron Bay & Sydney Itinerary

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Byron Bay
— 8 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Lighthouse Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Byron Bay: Victoria Park Nature Reserve (in Alstonville), Spooky Beach (in Angourie) and Yamba (Turners Beach & Pippi Beach). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, take some stellar pictures from Fisherman's Lookout, kick back and relax at Tallow Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pat Morton Lookout.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Byron Bay trip planner.

Melbourne to Byron Bay is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in November, with highs in Byron Bay at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Sydney

The Harbour City

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Bridal Veil Falls). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Byron Bay to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Byron Bay in November, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips