15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Windsor
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Coffs Harbour
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h
4
Byron Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Nambucca Heads
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Windsor

3
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You've now added Dolphin Marine Conservation Park to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Solitary Islands Coastal Walk and Park Beach. Bring the kids along to Diggers Beach and Coffs Harbour Beach. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, take a leisurely stroll along Coffs Harbour Jetty, and take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour driving holiday site .

Windsor to Coffs Harbour is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In April, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll set off for Brisbane on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Dolphin Marine Conservation Park ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
Park Beach ©
Park Beach

2
nights
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.
To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane vacation planner .

You can fly from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Tours Parks
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5
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.
You've now added Dreamworld to your itinerary. Relax by the water at Burleigh Heads Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Bring the kids along to Sea World Theme Park and Australia Zoo. It doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
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Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape Byron Lighthouse and Hammer and Hand Byron Bay Jewellery and Metal Collective. Visiting Cape Byron Walking Track and Pat Morton Lookout will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Jules Hunt Studio Gallery, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Byron Bay travel website .

Getting from Gold Coast to Byron Bay by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Byron Bay when traveling from Gold Coast in April, with lows around 16°C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nambucca Heads.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Pat Morton Lookout
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Nambucca Heads

Nambucca Heads is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia in Nambucca Shire. For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nambucca Heads travel app .

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Nambucca Heads takes 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nambucca Heads

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Scotts Head Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse

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