22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 5 nights
End: Melbourne

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stop by Gourlay's Sweet Shop, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then make a trip to The Town Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then shop like a local with Design Centre Tasmania, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

Make your Launceston itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In May, Launceston is a bit cooler than Melbourne - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

2
nights
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane route app .

Traveling by flight from Launceston to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Launceston in May, expect Brisbane to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, beaches, shopping, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, cool off at Dreamworld, tour the pleasant surroundings at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and browse the different shops at Marina Mirage.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

6
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.
Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sydney journey planner .

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Sydney are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Royal Australian Mint, then admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Canberra tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Canberra to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

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.
Dedicate the 15th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne sightseeing planner.

Fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 6°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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