16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Newcastle
— 4 nights
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Coolangatta
— 1 night
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Broadbeach
— 1 night
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Surfers Paradise
— 1 night
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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights

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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Merewether Beach and Hunter Valley Zoo. Family-friendly places like Christ Church Cathedral and Newcastle City Farmers Market will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Pokolbin (Peterson House, Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, &more) and Lucy's Run Wines (in Lovedale). There's still lots to do: stop by Inner City Winemakers.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle trip planner.

Seoul, South Korea to Newcastle is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Korean Standard Time (KST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Seoul in December, with highs in Newcastle at 33°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Coolangatta.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks · Wineries · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

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Must see
Merewether Beach
4.7

1
night
Coolangatta

Coolangatta ©
A wrecked schooner that washed up on shore in 1846 is the namesake for the Coolangatta.
On the 17th (Sat), stop by Raggedy Anne Boutique, appreciate the history behind Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Greenmount Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coolangatta itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Newcastle to Coolangatta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Coolangatta sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Broadbeach.

Things to do in Coolangatta

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Must see
Greenmount Beach
4.8

1
night
Broadbeach

Broadbeach ©
With its seemingly endless sandy beach, an abundance of things to do, and family-friendly atmosphere, Broadbeach ranks among the Gold Coast's top holiday destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kurrawa Beach.

Plan my day in Broadbeach using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Broadbeach is very close to Coolangatta. In December in Broadbeach, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Broadbeach

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Shopping Mall
Robina Town Centre
4.4

1
night
Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ©

Capital of the Gold Coast

The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction, then take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

Plan a Surfers Paradise trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Surfers Paradise is just a short distance from Broadbeach. In December in Surfers Paradise, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games
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Ride / Activity
Infinity Attraction
3.8
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Observation Deck
SkyPoint Observation Deck
4.3

3
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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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.
Gallery of Modern Art and Ironbark Ridge Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like Shorncliffe Beach and Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: catch a live event at Suncorp Stadium and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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3
nights
Sydney

Sydney

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.
Family-friendly places like Wollongong Head Lighthouse and Altmann + Cherny - Australian Opals will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Australiana Pioneer Village and Art Gallery of New South Wales. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Hazelbrook Cottage Antiques in Hazelbrook, approximately Hazelbrook away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Manly Beach and visit Darling Harbour.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney journey planner.

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Beach
Manly Beach
4.6

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