18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly
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Noosa
— 7 nights
Drive
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Kingscliff
— 2 nights
Drive
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Byron Bay
— 6 nights
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

7
nights
Noosa

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Venture out of the city with trips to Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve), Mooloolaba (HMAS Brisbane, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more) and Castle Glen Cellars (in Montville). Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, explore the activities along Noosa River, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and find something for the whole family at The Ginger Factory.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Noosa journey builder.

You can fly from Sydney to Noosa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kingscliff.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

2
nights
Kingscliff

A coastal town that hosts surfers, swimmers, and water-sport enthusiasts, Kingscliff is a wet and wild vacation spot.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Fingal Head Lighthouse, browse the exhibits of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, then gain a rich perspective with Tropical Fruit World, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat Day Experiences, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk, and then get outside with Hastings Point Headland.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kingscliff trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Noosa to Kingscliff in 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kingscliff are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Kingscliff

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

6
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Byron Bay: Ballina (Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track, get interesting insight from Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ainsworth.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Byron Bay online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kingscliff to Byron Bay takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.