21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

London
Fly:  20​h
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
London

3
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Visit Fremantle Prison and St Patrick's Basilica for their historical value. Head to The House of Honey and Illusionary Artfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and John Kosovich Wines (in Baskerville). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden and do a tasting at Talijancich Wines.

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London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 17°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Herne Hill, Fremantle, John Kosovich Wines, Bells Rapids Park, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

6
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visit Old Melbourne Gaol and Shrine of Remembrance for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, hunt for treasures at South Melbourne Market, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, and buy something for everyone on your list at Bourke Street Mall.

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Getting from Perth to Melbourne by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. In December, Melbourne is slightly colder than Perth - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Parks
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcadefor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

4
days
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.
Do your shopping at Opals Down Under and Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza. Relax by the water at Dicky Beach and Moffat Beach. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get your game on at South Bank Parklands, take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment, and explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium.

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Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Opals Down Under
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Opals Down Under ©
Opals Down Under
Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza ©
Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza

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