21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Gosford
— 7 nights
2
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
3
Coffs Harbour
— 8 nights
4
Kingscliff
— 2 nights

7
nights
Gosford

Gosford ©
Gosford is a suburb located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. Get out of town with these interesting Gosford side-trips: Pokolbin (Scarborough Wine Co, Hunter Valley Gardens, &more), Newcastle (Newcastle Memorial Walk, Nobbys Beach, &more) and The Entrance Pelican Feed (in The Entrance). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, and hike along Convict Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gosford journey maker tool.

Maffra to Gosford is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Maffra in August, expect nights in Gosford to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Gosford

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Newcastle, Ernest Hill Wines, Convict Trail, Off-Road Tours
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Ernest Hill Wines ©
Ernest Hill Wines
Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk

3
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trek along Coastal walk, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and then enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Roto House, then identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Port Macquarie travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gosford to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Gosford, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm ©

8
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Go for a jaunt from Coffs Harbour to Dorrigo to see Parque Nacional de Dorrigo about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park, take some stellar pictures from Mutton Bird Island Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Coffs Harbour trip builder.

Getting from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kingscliff.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Dorrigo
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Kingscliff

Kingscliff ©
A coastal town that hosts surfers, swimmers, and water-sport enthusiasts, Kingscliff is a wet and wild vacation spot.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kingscliff: Minyon Falls (in Bangalow), Buck's Farm (in Chillingham) and Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens (in Mullumbimby). Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with Watersports Guru, explore the galleries of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, explore and take pictures at Tropical Fruit World, and stroll around Chris Cunningham Park.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kingscliff travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Kingscliff takes 3.5 hours. In August in Kingscliff, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kingscliff

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Minyon Falls, Buck's Farm, Mount Warning, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Chris Cunningham Park
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World

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