22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Santiago
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Caloundra
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Santiago

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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip app .

Santiago, Chile to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Santiago to Sydney, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Nielsen Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

5
days
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.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Surfer's Paradise Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, cool off at Dreamworld, and buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Gold Coast online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

2
days
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
On the 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lennox Head Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Broken Head Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Wategos Beach, then hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, then stop by Byron Bay Beachside Markets, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip builder website .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Byron Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Caloundra.

Things to do in Byron Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Broken Head Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Lennox Head Beach
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Broken Head Beach ©
Broken Head Beach
Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

4
days
Caloundra

Caloundra ©
Kids will enjoy Australia Zoo and Sea Life Sunshine Coast. Get out of town with these interesting Caloundra side-trips: Noosa Main Beach (in Noosa), Aqua Park Bli Bli (in Bli Bli) and Lows Lookout (in Coolum Beach).

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Caloundra journey planner .

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Caloundra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Caloundra

#Outdoors, #Theme Parks, #Parks

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Buderim, Australia Zoo, Noosa Main Beach, Aqua Park Bli Bli
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Sea Life Sunshine Coast ©
Sea Life Sunshine Coast

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brisbane itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Caloundra to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Brisbane sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Museums, #Fun & Games
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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