26 days in Byron Bay, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

26 days in Byron Bay, Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Byron Bay
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Sydney
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Melbourne
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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 1st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at Craig Parry Photography, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, then experience rural life at The Farm Byron Bay, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay travel planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. September in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Hiking Trail
Cape Byron Walking Track
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally stop by Darling Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Byron Bay to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Byron Bay in September: highs in Sydney hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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Bondi Beach
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Pyramid Rock (in Ventnor), The Nobbies Centre (in Summerlands) and Ballarat (Chinese Open Monument & Sovereign Hill). Dedicate the 6th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 23rd (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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Melbourne Zoo
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