9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
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Byron Bay
— 2 nights
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Woodburn
— Few hours
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Grafton
— Few hours
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Woolgoolga
— Few hours
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Sawtell
— 1 night
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Kempsey
— Few hours
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Port Macquarie
— 1 night
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Taree
— Few hours
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Tuncurry
— 2 nights
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Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour trip itinerary builder tool.

Wyong to Coffs Harbour is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wyong in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Coffs Harbour, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Lone Goat Gallery, have unforgettable encounters with Sundive Byron Bay, and then trek along Cape Byron Walking Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Jules Hunt Studio Gallery, relax in the rural setting at The Farm Byron Bay, then soar above the sights with Byron Bay Ballooning, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Byron Bay trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Woodburn.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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Woodburn

Woodburn is a small highway town on the banks of the Richmond River in New South Wales, Australia. On the 14th (Wed), see the interesting displays at New Italy.

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

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Woodburn takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Grafton.

Things to do in Woodburn

Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Grafton

The city of Grafton is the seat of Local Government, the Federal and State Government administrative centre, and the commercial hub of the Clarence River Valley. To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Grafton trip maker.

You can drive from Woodburn to Grafton in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Grafton can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 14th (Wed), you're off to Woolgoolga.

Things to do in Grafton

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Nightlife

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Woolgoolga

Woolgoolga is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Woolgoolga trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grafton to Woolgoolga takes an hour. Traveling from Grafton in October, you will find days in Woolgoolga are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). You will leave for Sawtell on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Woolgoolga

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

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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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stop by Sweet Bellingen.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sawtell travel planning tool.

You can drive from Woolgoolga to Sawtell in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Kempsey on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Sawtell

Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Kempsey

Kempsey is a town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia and is the council seat for Kempsey Shire. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at The Slim Dusty Centre and then take some stellar pictures from Crescent Head Lookout.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kempsey road trip planning website.

You can drive from Sawtell to Kempsey in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sawtell in October, you will find days in Kempsey are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Kempsey

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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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 16th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, then hike along Coastal walk, and finally make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

Discover how to plan a Port Macquarie trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kempsey to Port Macquarie in an hour. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Port Macquarie can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Taree.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Taree

Taree is a town on the Mid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia. For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Taree trip maker tool.

Drive from Port Macquarie to Taree in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in October: highs in Taree hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Tuncurry on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Taree

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

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Tuncurry

Tuncurry is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north north east of Sydney. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Whitewashed Gallery, examine the collection at National Motorcycle Museum, then explore the activities along Tuncurry Rock Pool, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with Amaroo Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Elizabeth Beach and then see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Tuncurry driving holiday planner.

Getting from Taree to Tuncurry by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tuncurry

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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