25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 5 nights
2
Katoomba
— 2 nights
3
Fingal Bay
— 1 night
4
Newcastle
— 3 nights
5
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
6
Coffs Harbour
— 3 nights
7
Tweed Heads
— 3 nights
8
Surfers Paradise
— 4 nights

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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 Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Tempe, Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and other attractions you added. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Wentworth Falls. Explore hidden gems such as The National Pass and Teddy Sinclair. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Leura (Leura Mall & Moontree) and Rick Rutherford's Country (in Lawson). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at The Strand Arcade, take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, and go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Sydney holiday maker tool.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dunedin to Sydney. In November, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Leura, Manly, The National Pass, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Rick Rutherford's Country
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Katoomba Falls. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Katoomba Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hartley Historic Village, then examine the collection at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, and then hike along Prince Henry Cliff Walk.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Katoomba online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Katoomba are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Fingal Bay.

Things to do in Katoomba

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Hartley Historic Village
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Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum ©
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Hartley Historic Village ©
Hartley Historic Village

1
night
Fingal Bay

Fingal Bay ©
Tomaree National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Thu), examine the collection at Port Stephens Shell Museum and then kick back and relax at Box Beach.

Start your trip to Fingal Bay by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Katoomba to Fingal Bay in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newcastle.

Things to do in Fingal Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Port Stephens Shell Museum, Box Beach
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
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Box Beach ©
Box Beach
Tomaree National Park
Tomaree National Park
Port Stephens Shell Museum ©
Port Stephens Shell Museum

3
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nobbys Head, King Edward Park and FogHorn Brewhouse. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around King Edward Park, take in the waterfront at Nobbys Head, kick back and relax at Newcastle Beach, then kick back and relax at Horseshoe Beach, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at FogHorn Brewhouse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Newcastle journey planner.

You can drive from Fingal Bay to Newcastle in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Port Macquarie on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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King Edward Park ©
King Edward Park
Newcastle Beach ©
Newcastle Beach
Nobbys Head ©
Nobbys Head

3
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
You've added Tacking Point Lighthouse, Port Macquarie Museum, Mid North Coast Maritime Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Innes Ruins and Port Macquarie Historic Court House. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coastal walk and Flynns Book Cafe. It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Hastings River and learn about winemaking at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie route planner.

You can drive from Newcastle to Port Macquarie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Newcastle in November, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Innes Ruins ©
Innes Ruins

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island as well as North Coast Regional Botanic Garden. Discover out-of-the-way places like Solitary Islands Coastal Walk and Coffs Harbour Regional Museum. Shop till you drop at Twilight Food Market - Coffs Harbour and Coffs Central Shopping Centre. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Park Beach Plaza and take in the waterfront at Coffs Harbour Jetty.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 19°C. You'll set off for Tweed Heads on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Shopping · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:
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Park Beach Plaza ©
Park Beach Plaza
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island ©
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island
Twilight Food Market - Coffs Harbour ©
Twilight Food Market - Coffs Harbour

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nights
Tweed Heads

Tweed Heads ©
You've added Snapper Rocks, 1st on Wharf, Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and then get a taste of local nightlife at 1st on Wharf. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Tugun Beach, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tweed Heads trip planner.

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Tweed Heads in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Tweed Heads

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse ©
Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse

4
nights
Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ©
The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Wax Museum, Infinity Attraction, Surfers Paradise Beach, and other attractions you added.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Surfers Paradise online trip planner.

You can drive from Tweed Heads to Surfers Paradise in an hour. November in Surfers Paradise sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 25th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise ©
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
The Wax Museum ©
The Wax Museum

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