6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Eumundi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Byron Bay
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane route planner.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Eumundi.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Parks
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Suncorp Stadium
Suncorp Stadium

1
night
Eumundi

Eumundi ©
Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, stop by The Real McCaul, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Eumundi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Eumundi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Eumundi

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Noosa Main Beach
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
The Real McCaul ©
The Real McCaul

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Broken Head Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then trek along Cape Byron Walking Track.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Byron Bay visit planning app .

You can drive from Eumundi to Byron Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Broken Head Beach
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Broken Head Beach ©
Broken Head Beach

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nights
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.
Attractions like Surfer's Paradise Beach and Warner Bros. Movie World make great kid-friendly stops. You'll get in some beach time at Burleigh Heads Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and browse the different shops at Marina Mirage.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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