23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia sightseeing planner
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West Wyalong
— 1 night
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Maroochydore
— 2 nights
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Drive to River Heads, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
— 6 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Fly to Brisbane
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Port Macquarie
— 1 night
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Nelson Bay
— 2 nights
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Eden
— 2 nights
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Mallacoota
— 2 nights
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West Wyalong — 1 night

West Wyalong is a town in New South Wales, Australia, which is the main town of the Bland Shire, located in the Central West region of New South Wales. For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the West Wyalong trip planner.

Mount Waverley to West Wyalong is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. You will leave for Brisbane on the 9th (Sun).
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Brisbane — 2 nights

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.
On the 10th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Toowong Cemetery and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Redcliffe Visitor Information Centre, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then stop by The Carseldine Farmers & Artisan Markets.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Brisbane day trip planner.

You can drive from West Wyalong to Brisbane in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Maroochydore.
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Maroochydore — 2 nights

Maroochydore is an urban centre on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marcoola Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Chambers Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Point Cartwright and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Maroochydore tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Brisbane to Maroochydore by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Maroochydore sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.
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Fraser Island — 6 nights

Step out of the city life by going to Maheno Ship Wreck and Indian Head. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eli Creek and Lake Birrabeen.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Fraser Island itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Maroochydore to Fraser Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.
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Brisbane — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): indulge your thirst for a good beer at XXXX Brewery Tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Albert Street Uniting Church, then examine the collection at Newstead House, and finally go for a walk through New Farm River Walk. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Redcliffe Visitor Information Centre, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then stop by The Carseldine Farmers & Artisan Markets.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane tour planner.

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Port Macquarie.
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Port Macquarie — 1 night

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with Rick's Dive School, then take an exotic tour of Port Macquarie Camel Safari's, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie road trip planning site.

Fly from Brisbane to Port Macquarie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brisbane in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nelson Bay.
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Nelson Bay — 2 nights

Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 24th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with Feet First Dive, take an exotic tour of Sand Dune Safaris, and then explore the activities along Nelson Bay. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Fly Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zenith Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelson Bay trip builder tool.

Drive from Port Macquarie to Nelson Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Port Macquarie in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Nelson Bay: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Eden.
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Eden — 2 nights

Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
On the 26th (Wed), kick back and relax at Short Point Recreation Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at Merimbula Body and Skincare, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Pambula Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Eden trip maker.

Traveling by car from Nelson Bay to Eden takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nelson Bay in October, you will find days in Eden are little chillier (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mallacoota.
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Mallacoota — 2 nights

Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
On the 29th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bastion Point, visit a coastal fixture at Gabo Island Lighthouse, and then step off the mainland to explore Gabo Island.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mallacoota day trip planner.

You can drive from Eden to Mallacoota in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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