32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia itinerary planner
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Fly
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Sydney
— 7 nights
Train
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Newcastle
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
Train
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Coffs Harbour
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Casino
Drive
6
Tweed Heads
— 2 nights
Drive
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Surfers Paradise
— 7 nights
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Sydney — 7 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, The Rocks Walking Tours, Sydney Opera House, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planning site.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dunedin to Sydney is minus 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Newcastle.
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Newcastle — 5 nights

While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Your list of things to see and do now includes FogHorn Brewhouse, Newcastle Ocean Baths, King Edward Park, and other attractions. Appreciate the collections at The Lock-Up and Mistletoe Winery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Newcastle Beach and Horseshoe Beach. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with CoastXP, revel in the low prices at Mortels Sheepskin Factory, ponder the world of politics at Newcastle Council Building, and grab your bike and head to Fernleigh Track.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Newcastle holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Newcastle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Newcastle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Port Macquarie.
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Port Macquarie — 5 nights

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Macquarie Museum, Tacking Point Lighthouse and Glasshouse Port Macquarie. Step off the beaten path and head to Flynns Book Cafe and Port Macquarie Historic Court House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Macquarie sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Newcastle in June, you will find days in Port Macquarie are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Coffs Harbour.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:

Coffs Harbour — 5 nights

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You've added The Big Banana Fun Park, Forest Sky Pier, The Clog Barn, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bongil Bongil National Park and Solitary Islands Coastal Walk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sealy Lookout and Coffs Central Shopping Centre. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the waterfront at Coffs Harbour Jetty, and walk around Bruxner Park Flora Reserve.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Port Macquarie in June, you will find days in Coffs Harbour are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Casino.
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:

Casino

Casino is a town in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales, Australia, with a population of 9,629 people at the. For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Casino tour planner.

Getting from Coffs Harbour to Casino by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Casino can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll set off for Tweed Heads on the 23rd (Thu).
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Tweed Heads — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Snapper Rocks. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): walk around Chris Cunningham Park, then join in the after-dark buzz at 1st on Wharf, then enjoy the sea views from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and finally soothe aching muscles at Good Vibes Pilates & Yoga. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and then don't miss a visit to Snapper Rocks.

Make your Tweed Heads itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Casino to Tweed Heads takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Tweed Heads are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Surfers Paradise.
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Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:

Surfers Paradise — 7 nights

Capital of the Gold Coast

The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
You've added Surfers Paradise River Cruises, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Point Danger, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Snapper Rocks in Coolangatta (about 36 minutes away).

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Surfers Paradise day trip website.

Getting from Tweed Heads to Surfers Paradise by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off to home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
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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Gold Coast travel guide

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Theme Parks · Beaches · Shopping Malls
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. The most popular tourist destination in the state of Queensland, Gold Coast life centers itself on relaxation, surf, and marine life in general.
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