20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Berlin
Fly:  26​h
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Blackheath
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Great Western
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
Berlin

5
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.
Visiting Manly Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House are in your itinerary. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stroll through Clovelly, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

Before you visit Sydney, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Berlin, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Shelly Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
days
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
On the 14th (Mon), take a stroll through Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at The National Pass, then explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and then play a few rounds at Wentworth Falls Country Club.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Blackheath vacation planning website .

You can drive from Sydney to Blackheath in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in May since evenings lows in Blackheath dip to 8°C. You'll set off for Great Western on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Blackheath

#Outdoors, #Golf, #Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass, Wentworth Falls Country Club
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

1
day
Great Western

Great Western ©
On the 17th (Thu), do a tasting at Grampians Estate, Great Western Wine Centre, then examine the collection at J Ward Museum Complex, then make a trip to Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, and finally learn about winemaking at Best's Wines Great Western.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Western trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blackheath to Great Western. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Great Western

#Wineries, #Museums

Side Trips

Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, J Ward Museum Complex
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J Ward Museum Complex ©
J Ward Museum Complex
Stawell Gift Hall of Fame ©
Stawell Gift Hall of Fame

2
days
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 18th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, and then take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip planner .

You can drive from Great Western to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Allansford Cheese World and Museum, Bay of Islands
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

2
days
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse and then enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve. Keep things going the next day: cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Torquay trip builder site .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Torquay are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Beaches

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Split Point Lighthouse
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

4
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visiting Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Central. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

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St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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