8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Byron Bay
— Few hours
2
Sawtell
— 1 night
3
Port Macquarie
— Few hours
4
Seal Rocks
— Few hours
5
Hawks Nest
— 1 night
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
7
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
8
Nambucca Heads
— Few hours
9
Yamba
— 1 night

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wategos Beach as well as The Farm Byron Bay. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, experience rural life at The Farm Byron Bay, and then stroll through Wategos Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Byron Bay trip maker website.

Gold Coast to Byron Bay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gold Coast in July since evenings lows in Byron Bay dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Sawtell.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach
The Farm Byron Bay ©
The Farm Byron Bay

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Sawtell

Sawtell
Sawtell is a coastal village near Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales, Australia.HistoryIn 1863, a cutter carrying a load of cedar logs ran aground on what would become Sawtell Beach. To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sawtell day trip website.

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Sawtell takes 3.5 hours. In July in Sawtell, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Port Macquarie on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Sawtell

Wildlife Fun & Games Parks

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Port Macquarie trip tool.

Traveling by car from Sawtell to Port Macquarie takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sawtell in July: highs in Port Macquarie hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Seal Rocks.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

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Seal Rocks

Seal Rocks
On the 2nd (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Seal Rocks Lighthouse.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seal Rocks trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Seal Rocks in 2 hours. Traveling from Port Macquarie in July, expect nights in Seal Rocks to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hawks Nest.

Things to do in Seal Rocks

Historic Sites

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Hawks Nest

Hawks Nest
Hawks Nest is a suburb of the Mid-Coast Council local government area in the Hunter and Mid North Coast regions of New South Wales, Australia, located north of Port Stephens between the Tasman Sea and the Myall River. To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hawks Nest online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seal Rocks to Hawks Nest takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hawks Nest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for Sydney on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Hawks Nest

Outdoors Shopping Parks

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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.
Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Clovelly Beach. There's much more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney route planning site.

You can drive from Hawks Nest to Sydney in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Clovelly Beach ©
Clovelly Beach

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Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelson Bay driving holiday planner.

Drive from Sydney to Nelson Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in Nelson Bay sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel to Nambucca Heads.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Nambucca Heads

Nambucca Heads ©
Nambucca Heads is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia in Nambucca Shire. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to V-Wall.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Nambucca Heads day trip site.

Getting from Nelson Bay to Nambucca Heads by car takes about 4 hours. In July in Nambucca Heads, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yamba.
Highlights from your plan
V-Wall ©
V-Wall

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Yamba

Yamba
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach Yamba and then get engrossed in the history at Maclean District Historical Society Incorporated.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yamba trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Nambucca Heads to Yamba takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nambucca Heads in July, plan for little chillier nights in Yamba, with lows around °C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yamba

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Maclean District Historical Society Incorporated
Highlights from your plan
Main Beach Yamba
Main Beach Yamba
Kitchen To Table Pty Ltd ©
Kitchen To Table Pty Ltd

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