22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Vienna
Fly:  25​h
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Bendigo
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
Vienna

3
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Melbourne Zoo and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery in Yarra Glen, about 56 minutes away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral.

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Vienna, Austria to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Vienna in September, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
days
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortuna Villa and Castlemaine Art Museum. You'll explore and learn at Post Office Gallery (Bendigo Art Gallery) and Buda Historic Home and Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bendigo: Terrick Terrick National Park (in Pyramid Hill) and Mount Franklin (in Hepburn Springs). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Bendigo RSL Military Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bendigo travel tool .

You can drive from Melbourne to Bendigo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Bendigo

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Castlemaine, Terrick Terrick National Park, Mount Franklin
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Buda Historic Home and Garden ©
Buda Historic Home and Garden
Terrick Terrick National Park ©
Terrick Terrick National Park
Castlemaine Art Museum ©
Castlemaine Art Museum

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trek along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Wintjiri Arts + Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planning app .

Getting from Bendigo to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trip

Wintjiri Arts + Museum
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru

3
days
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aldinga Beach and Henley Beach. Get some cultural insight at Carrick Hill and National Motor Museum. When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see Gorge Wildlife Park in Cudlee Creek, approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with North Terrace, hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September: highs in Adelaide hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Henley Beach, National Motor Museum, Aldinga Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

1
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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.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Serbian Orthodox Church St George, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Australia, and then trek along ANZAC Parade Walk.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Adelaide to Canberra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in September, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Canberra. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia
Free Serbian Orthodox Church St George ©

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.
Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and The Rocks Markets. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Australian Centre for Photography. Step out of Sydney to go to Bowral and see Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

2
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.
On the 18th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel). Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Boggo Road Gaol, then take a stroll through Queen Street Mall, and then contemplate the long history of Customs House.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Dicky Beach
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Boggo Road Gaol ©
Boggo Road Gaol
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queen Street Mall ©
Queen Street Mall

1
day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum and then take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St.

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Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Brisbane in September: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
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South Melbourne Market ©
South Melbourne Market
Immigration Museum ©
Immigration Museum
National Sports Museum ©
National Sports Museum

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