15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Shoal Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
6
Newcastle
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Wollongong
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Explore Gold Coast's surroundings by going to Brisbane (Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer, South Bank Parklands, & more). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast online trip itinerary maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in March, with highs in Gold Coast at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Brisbane
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
On the 4th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track, enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip itinerary site .

Traveling by bus from Gold Coast to Byron Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Byron Bay can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 6th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House and then get great views at Forest Sky Pier.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour journey planner.

You can drive from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Coffs Harbour, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Macquarie visit planner.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Coffs Harbour, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital

few
hours
Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
On the 7th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Shoal Bay trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Port Macquarie to Shoal Bay by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Shoal Bay, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Newcastle.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head

1
night
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Newcastle vacation planner.

Getting from Shoal Bay to Newcastle by car takes about an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wollongong.
Highlights from your plan
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk

2
nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Wollongong Head Lighthouse.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wollongong trip itinerary app .

Drive from Newcastle to Wollongong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In March in Wollongong, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Getting from Wollongong to Sydney by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Wollongong in March, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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