22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jinan
Fly:  19​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Leura
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
+2
Fly + train + bus:  6​h 15​min
6
Eumundi
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Jinan

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Opal Minded. Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney journey maker site .

Jinan, China to Sydney is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jinan to Sydney. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jinan in September: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Shopping
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
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 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, browse the fresh offerings at Glenbrook Rotary Farmers Markets, then explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then stop by The Candy Store Leura, and finally stop by Moontree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by The Nook, then stop by Teddy Sinclair, then browse for treasures at Victory Theatre Antique Centre, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Leura trip planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Leura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Leura. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Leura

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Rick Rutherford's Country, Glenbrook Rotary Farmers Markets, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Victory Theatre Antique Centre, The National Pass
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Glenbrook Rotary Farmers Markets ©
Glenbrook Rotary Farmers Markets
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia and then delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Canberra tour app .

Getting from Leura to Canberra by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Leura in September, with highs in Canberra at 20°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
National Gallery of Victoria and National Sports Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and St. Francis Church. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Melbourne Central, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, and wander the streets of Degraves Street.

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Fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 7°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 24th (Mon), kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island route maker website .

Getting from Melbourne to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Eumundi.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

3
nights
Eumundi

Eumundi ©
Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Head to The Original Eumundi Markets and Maroochydore, Sunshine Plazafor plenty of shopping. We've included these beaches for you: Noosa Main Beach and Mooloolaba Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eumundi: Opals Down Under (in Glenview), Caloundra (Kings Beach & MaisyMoo) and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage (in Buderim). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at The Real McCaul, view the masterpieces at Artisans Gallery, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Yandina Markets.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Eumundi trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Lord Howe Island to Eumundi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eumundi

#Shopping, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Yandina Markets, Opals Down Under, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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