6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia journey planner

Make it your trip
1
Sydney
— 1 day
Drive
2
Mogo
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Canberra International Airport, Fly to Brisbane International Airport, Drive to Mooloolaba
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Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Fly

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31
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Sydney

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then get outside with Watsons Bay, and then stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney day trip app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mogo.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Mogo

— 1 night
Mogo is a small heritage town in the South Coast region of the state of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stop by The Mogo Lolly Shop and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mogo Wildlife Park.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mogo travel planning website.

You can drive from Sydney to Mogo in 4 hours. Traveling from Sydney in December, Mogo is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Mogo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Mooloolaba

— 2 nights
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Maroochydore Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll through Mooloolaba Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Bulcock Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kings Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mooloolaba trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mogo to Mooloolaba. Traveling from Mogo in December, Mooloolaba is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Coffs Harbour

— 2 nights
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get close to the beloved marine mammals with Dolphin Marine Conservation Park, then kick back and relax at Park Beach, and then get great views at Forest Sky Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island, grab your bike and head to Coffs Creek Walk and Cycleway, and then stroll through Diggers Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coffs Harbour travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Mooloolaba to Coffs Harbour in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Coffs Harbour are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Sunshine Coast travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Zoos · Gardens
Beaches, sun-drenched streets, and a relaxed ambience are the defining elements of Sunshine Coast, a region just north of Brisbane. Having grown rapidly in the 1960s and 1970s, Sunshine Coast became a popular destination for surfers in particular and has now grown into a well-managed city focused on "green" economic development.