15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Byron Bay
— 3 nights
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Yamba
— 1 night
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Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
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Shoal Bay
— 2 nights
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Pokolbin
— 3 nights

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Gold Coast

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kirra Beach and Kurrawa Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tropical Fruit World and Burleigh Head National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Fingal Head Lighthouse in Fingal Head (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tugun Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Greenmount Beach, add some adventure to your tour with Seaway Kayaking Tours Gold Coast Australia, and identify plant and animal life at Federation Walk Coastal Reserve.

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Sydney to Gold Coast is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Tropical Fruit World, Fingal Head Lighthouse
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Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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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.
Visit Lennox Head Beach and Wategos Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Sundive Byron Bay and Byron Bay Ballooning. Step out of Byron Bay to go to Ballina and see Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Pat Morton Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Belongil Beach, view the masterpieces at Craig Parry Photography, and look for gifts at Truly Tea.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Byron Bay trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Gold Coast to Byron Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yamba.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lennox Head, Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum
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Lennox Head Beach
Lennox Head Beach
Sundive Byron Bay ©
Sundive Byron Bay
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach

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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 16th (Mon): paddle through the water with Yamba Kayak, enjoy the sand and surf at Pippi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach Yamba.

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Getting from Byron Bay to Yamba by car takes about 2 hours. November in Yamba sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Yamba

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Yamba Kayak ©
Yamba Kayak
Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
Main Beach Yamba
Main Beach Yamba

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Trial Bay Gaol and North Brother Mountain. Get some historical perspective at Smoky Cape Lighthouse and St Thomas Anglican Church. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Yamba to Port Macquarie takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Yamba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

South West Rocks, North Brother Mountain
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Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Box Beach, find your balance on the water with Shoal Bay SUP, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zenith Beach. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Point Stephens Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, then walk around Barry Park, and finally stroll through Fingal Bay Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Shoal Bay trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Shoal Bay in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in November: highs in Shoal Bay hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Fingal Bay
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Fingal Bay Beach ©
Fingal Bay Beach
Zenith Beach ©
Zenith Beach

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Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ivanhoe Wines and Harkham Wines. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ernest Hill Wines and Briar Ridge Vineyard. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Leogate Estate Wines, enjoy unforgettable views with Beyond Ballooning, awaken your taste buds at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pokolbin day trip tool.

Getting from Shoal Bay to Pokolbin by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Pokolbin can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount View, Ernest Hill Wines, Beyond Ballooning
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Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines
Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours ©
Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours
Leogate Estate Wines ©
Leogate Estate Wines

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