22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  25​h
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Leura
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Herne Hill
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
Manchester

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and The Australian Natural Soap. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo.

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Manchester, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect Melbourne to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Museums, #Parks
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines
Readings Book Shop ©
Readings Book Shop

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Australian Wine Centre. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Leura.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
days
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stop by The Candy Store Leura, stop by The Nook, look for gifts at Teddy Sinclair, look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, then take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and finally browse the different shops at Leura Mall. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Katoomba Vintage Emporium, look for gifts at Blue Mountains Chocolate Company, stop by Victory Theatre Antique Centre, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, and finally admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls.

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You can drive from Sydney to Leura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Leura, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Leura

#Shopping, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Rick Rutherford's Country
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Rick Rutherford's Country ©
Rick Rutherford's Country
The Nook ©
The Nook
The Candy Store Leura ©
The Candy Store Leura

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stroll through Ned's Beach.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Leura to Lord Howe Island in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach

2
days
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 20th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

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You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Cairns in 5.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Herne Hill.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

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

3
days
Herne Hill

Herne Hill ©
Head to The House of Honey and Maalinup Aboriginal Galleryfor some retail therapy. You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Trigg Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Herne Hill: Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough) and Kings Park & Botanic Garden (in Perth).

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Cairns to Herne Hill. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairns to Herne Hill. Traveling from Cairns in April, expect Herne Hill to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Herne Hill

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Trigg Beach, Cottesloe Beach, Bells Rapids Park, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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