18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  31​h
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Princetown
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
Byron Bay
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brussels

2
days
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Lorne Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Great Ocean Walk and then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay road trip site .

Brussels, Belgium to Apollo Bay is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Brussels to Apollo Bay due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Lorne Beach
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

1
day
Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Gibsons Steps, then make a trip to The Grotto, then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Princetown trip maker .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

2
days
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then stroll through Logan's Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, and finally stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Warrnambool vacation builder tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off toUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

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Griffiths Island
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

1
day
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, then look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Warrnambool to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

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Yulara
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Helicopter Tours
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

4
days
Byron Bay

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Coolangatta Beach and Kirra Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Belongil Beach. Explore Byron Bay's surroundings by going to Spooky Beach (in Angourie), Turners Beach (in Yamba) and Whian Whian State Conservation Area (in Whian Whian). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Lennox Head Beach, stroll through Broken Head Beach, appreciate the history behind Big Prawn, and get great views at Broken Head Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Byron Bay tour planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Byron Bay in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Byron Bay, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Byron Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Broken Head, Coolangatta, Turners Beach, Whian Whian State Conservation Area, Big Prawn
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach

2
days
Sydney

Sydney ©
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 1st (Tue): examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, then stroll through Palm Beach, then kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Cathedral, then stroll through Bronte Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Clovelly.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Byron Bay to Sydney in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Byron Bay in April: highs in Sydney hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bronte Beach, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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