21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  23​h
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Beerwah
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Torquay
— 1 night
+3
train + bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then have fun at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner .

Atlanta, USA to Brisbane is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Brisbane is 15 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in March, you will find days in Brisbane are somewhat warmer (82°F), and nights are warmer (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Beerwah.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 7th (Thu), stroll through Australia Zoo and then kick back and relax at Kings Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Maroochydore Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach, and then get your game on at SunJet Simulations.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Beerwah trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Beerwah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Beerwah

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Maroochydore Beach, Mooloolaba Beach, Kings Beach
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

1
night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet and then enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Whitsunday Island itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Beerwah to Whitsunday Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. In March in Whitsunday Island, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 10th (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Whitsunday Island to Cairns takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds and then explore the striking landscape at Uluru. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in March, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 78°F and 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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night
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.
On the 17th (Sun), explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Torquay road trip app .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Torquay

#Scenic Drive, #Outdoors
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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night
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park.

Plan my day in Kangaroo Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Torquay to Kangaroo Island by combination of train, flight, and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

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night
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 19th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In March in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Museums, #Parks
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:
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South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Adelaide in March, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 23:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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