7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
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Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Coffs Harbour
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Shoal Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
End: Sydney

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night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane itinerary tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Brisbane. January in Brisbane sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

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Coffs Harbour

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 20th (Mon): appreciate the history behind The Big Banana Fun Park, then take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Park Beach ©
Park Beach
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier

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night
Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay
To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Shoal Bay sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Shoal Bay in 4.5 hours. January in Shoal Bay sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. You'll set off for Sydney on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Shoal Bay to Sydney by car takes about 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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