Sydney to Brisbane

2011, 22 days

This was basically a touring holiday with some "bushwalking" thrown in.

KangarooKangaroo near Emerald Beach (November 2011)
Date Daytime Overnight
Thu 10/11 10:30 Emirates car from home, check-in Manchester terminal 1
13:30 depart on EK018 to Dubai (ref GW27CJ)
Fri 11/11 00:25 arrive Dubai
01:40 depart on EK414 to Sydney
22:30 arrive Sydney
Emirates car to hotel
Quay Grand Suites
61 Macquarie St
02 9256 4000
Sat 12/11

20:00 No Man's Land, Opera House Drama Theatre

Quay Grand Suites
Sun 13/11

14:00 Beethoven, Opera House Concert Hall
19:00 Dinner with Mike & Sarah

Quay Grand Suites
Mon 14/11 Around Sydney Quay Grand Suites
Tue 15/11 Hire car from Thrifty, 75 William St, 02 8374 6177
Drive 1¾ hrs to Katoomba

Melba House
98 Waratah St
02 4782 4141

Wed 16/11 Day walk in the Blue Mountains Melba House
Thu 17/11 Day walk in the Blue Mountains Melba House
Fri 18/11 Drive 5½ hrs to Salisbury. Lunch in Hunter Valley? Salisbury Lodges
Sat 19/11 Day walk in Barrington Tops NP Salisbury Lodges
Sun 20/11

Drive 6½ hrs to Bellingen

Lily Pily
Mon 21/11

Walk in Dorrigo NP
Drive to Byron Bay

The Byron at Byron
Tue 22/11 Drive 1 hr to Gold Coast Airport, Coolangatta
14:00 meet taxi for Gold Coast Hinterland Walk (Auswalk 03 5356 4971).
Wed 23/11 Local walks 6-7 hrs. O'Reilly's
Thu 24/11 Walk 6½-7 hrs to Binna Burra. Binna Burra Lodge
Fri 25/11 Walk 4½-5½ hrs (optional side trip 3km) to Numimba Valley. Rumbalara B&B, Numinbah Valley
Sat 26/11 Walk 5½-6½ hrs to Springbrook Plateau Springbrook Mountain Manor
Sun 27/11

Return to Coolangatta by 10am.
Drive to Penny's place in Benowa.

Penny's place
Mon 28/11 Drive to Brisbane

Quay West Suites

Tue 29/11 Drive to Daniel & Kylie's house at Mount Mee.
Daniel & Kylie's
Wed 30/11 17:00-ish drop off hire car at Brisbane terminal 1
20:45 depart EK435 to Dubai
Thu 1/12 05:25 arrive Dubai
07:55 depart EK017 to Manchester
11:45 arrive Manchester
Rocky CrossingRocky Crossing, Barrington Tops NP (November 2011)
Crimson RosellaCrimson Rosella at O'Reilly's (November 2011)