32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dunedin
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Newcastle
— 6 nights
train, Bus:  5 h 30 min
3
Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
Bus, train:  4 h 30 min
4
Coffs Harbour
— 5 nights
train:  7 h 30 min
5
Surfers Paradise
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Dunedin

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chinatown, Chinese Garden of Friendship, The Rocks Walking Tours, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and admire the striking features of Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip maker.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 9- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Shelly Beach, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Katoomba Falls
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

6
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Your list of things to see and do now includes King Edward Park, Newcastle Ocean Baths, Nobbys Head, and other attractions. Take a break from the city and head to Newcastle Beach and Horseshoe Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Newcastle itinerary tool.

Drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Newcastle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
King Edward Park ©
King Edward Park
Newcastle Beach ©
Newcastle Beach
Nobbys Head ©
Nobbys Head

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Port Macquarie Museum, Tacking Point Lighthouse and Glasshouse Port Macquarie. Discover out-of-the-way places like Flynns Book Cafe and Port Macquarie Historic Court House.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip tool.

You can drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Newcastle in June, you will find days in Port Macquarie are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Port Macquarie Museum ©
Port Macquarie Museum
Glasshouse Port Macquarie ©
Glasshouse Port Macquarie

5
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You've added Forest Sky Pier, The Clog Barn, Dolphin Marine Conservation Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Twilight Food Market - Coffs Harbour or Coffs Central Shopping Centre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Solitary Islands Coastal Walk and Coffs Harbour Regional Museum. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Coffs Harbour Jetty.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour driving holiday site.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Port Macquarie in June, you will find days in Coffs Harbour are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park ©
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island ©
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island

7
nights
Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ©
The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
You've added Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, Surfers Paradise River Cruises, Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coolangatta Beach and 1st on Wharf. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Surfers Paradise: Coolangatta (Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse & Snapper Rocks) and Chris Cunningham Park (in Tweed Heads). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read our Surfers Paradise road trip app.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Surfers Paradise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Surfers Paradise, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Tweed Heads, Brisbane
Highlights from your plan
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Surfers Paradise River Cruises ©
Surfers Paradise River Cruises
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse ©
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse

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