Plan your dream trip to Australia and travel the East Coast to meet the best people and see the best places!
The East Coast of Australia is the most popular route to travel when you visit our wonderful remote county. The East Coast is the bit of Australia Sydney to Cairns. To give you some idea the total distance from Sydney to Cairns is around 2600km along the coastal route, which is about 31 hours of solid driving time.
On the East Coast you don’t want to be stuck on the bus the whole time, you will want to get plenty of time to enjoy each destination. Because of this, we would recommend giving yourself around four weeks to travel the whole East Coast. This will give you plenty of time to visit the major attractions.
What places are best to see on the East Coast? In no particular geographical order here are our absolute must see destinations: