27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Pokolbin
— 2 nights
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Port Macquarie
— 1 night
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Angourie
— 4 nights
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Byron Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gold Coast
— 3 nights
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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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Noosa
— 2 nights
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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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.
Family-friendly places like Sydney Harbour Bridge and The Rocks will thrill your kids. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see the sky in a new way at Sydney Observatory, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Sydney is 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for Pokolbin.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

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Pokolbin

With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
On the 30th (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hunter Valley Zoo, do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, and then do a tasting at First Creek Wines & Winemaking Services. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Ivanhoe Wines, learn about winemaking at Leogate Estate Wines, then learn about winemaking at Scarborough Wine Co, and finally walk around Speers Point Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pokolbin online holiday planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Pokolbin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Pokolbin are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

1
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Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 1st (Thu), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then experience rural life at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Macquarie planning site.

You can drive from Pokolbin to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Pokolbin, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Angourie.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Angourie

Family-friendly places like Spooky Beach and Angourie Blue Pool will thrill your kids.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Angourie trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Angourie in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Port Macquarie in August, you will find days in Angourie are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). On the 6th (Tue), you're off to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Angourie

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

3
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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.
Bring the kids along to Cape Byron Lighthouse and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, let little ones run wild at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, and experience rural life at The Farm Byron Bay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Byron Bay trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Angourie to Byron Bay in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like South Bank Parklands and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, catch a live event at Suncorp Stadium, take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and stroll around Roma Street Parkland.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brisbane road trip app.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Brisbane are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife

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Noosa

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Australia Zoo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Lows Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, and finally get great views at Laguna Lookout.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Noosa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Noosa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

2
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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at City Hall and then get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda, get in on the family fun at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, then examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and finally snap pictures at Story Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane journey planner.

Traveling by car from Noosa to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

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.