22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

London
Fly:  24​h
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Canberra
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
London

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 discover tucked-away gems like Nan Tien Temple and Jenolan Caves. Popular historic sites such as St. Mary's Cathedral and Olympia Milk Bar are in your itinerary. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Blue Mountains), Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the sky in a new way at Sydney Observatory, visit a coastal fixture at Macquarie Lighthouse, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Sydney.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip builder site .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Sydney is 10 hours. June in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Nan Tien Temple, Kiama Blowhole, Jenolan Caves, Macquarie Lighthouse
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

5
days
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.
Get some historical perspective at Gundagai Heritage Railway and Yarri and Jacky Jacky Sculpture. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canberra: Gundagai Museum (in Gundagai) and Goulburn (Garroorigang Historic Home, St. Saviour's Cathedral, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, trek along Canberra Centenary Trail, steep yourself in history at Free Serbian Orthodox Church St George, and examine the collection at Old Parliament House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Canberra holiday 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 little chillier, temps between 15°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Goulburn, Gundagai, Mugga-Mugga Cottage
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Patrick's Cathedral and Kryal Castle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ballarat Wildlife Park and St Paul's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Hanging Rock Reserve (in Woodend), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong). There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park, explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Canberra in June, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve, Dandenong Ranges National Park, St. Kilda Beach, Hanging Rock Reserve
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

4
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.
The Wellington Courthouse and South Australian Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cleland Wildlife Park and Granite Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Johnston Oakbank Cellar Door (in Oakbank) and Victor Harbor (St Joan of Arc Catholic Church & Old Port Victor Historic Walk). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Carrick Hill, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, wander the streets of North Terrace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at River Torrens Linear Park Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Johnston Oakbank Cellar Door, The Wellington Courthouse, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

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