20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Greenwell Point
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Great Ocean Road. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Warrandyte State Park, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at National Sports Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne travel route planner.

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

9
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Darling Harbour. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown), Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Wentworth Falls, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 19th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, then play a few rounds at Blackheath Golf Club, and then stop by Blue Mountains Chocolate Company. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, view the masterpieces at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, and then wander the streets of Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Katoomba road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney in August, Katoomba is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Greenwell Point.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

The National Pass, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Blackheath Golf Club
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Greenwell Point

Greenwell Point ©
To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Greenwell Point itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Katoomba to Greenwell Point. In August in Greenwell Point, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Greenwell Point

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Stockland Shellharbour, Kiama Harbour, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Kiama Harbour ©
Kiama Harbour
Stockland Shellharbour ©
Stockland Shellharbour

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