7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Gold Coast
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Noosa
— 1 night
+3
bus + train + foot + Fly:  9​h
3
Broome
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h
5
Kangaroo Island
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
day
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.
On the 26th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast tour planner.

Sydney to Gold Coast is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. January in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
On the 27th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach, then take a stroll through Hastings Street, and then stroll through Noosa Main Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Noosa trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Noosa

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

1
day
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
On the 28th (Mon), stroll through Reddell Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Broome trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Noosa to Broome takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Broome can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Relax by the water at Cheynes Beach and Cosy Corner Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Anvil Beach and Lowlands Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Denmark (Parry Beach, Moombaki Wines, & more). There's more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre and take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Albany fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Broome to Albany takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Broome in January, you will find days in Albany are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are much colder (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

1
day
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 1st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island online vacation builder .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Albany to Kangaroo Island in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albany to Kangaroo Island due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks
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Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

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