23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  20​h
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

7
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cottesloe Beach and Trigg Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & The Fremantle Round House), Mandurah Cruises (in Mandurah) and Penguin Island (in Rockingham). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, learn about winemaking at Fig Tree Estate, stroll through Perth Zoo, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

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London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Perth is 8 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Perth hover around 38°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Millendon, Scarborough Beach, Mandurah Cruises, Upper Reach Winery
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Tyler's Vineyard ©
Tyler's Vineyard

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Degraves Street. Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

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You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Perth - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

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

1
day
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Whitsunday Islands National Park and then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Whitsunday Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In January, Whitsunday Island is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. On the 1st (Fri), you're off toAirlie Beach.

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#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

2
days
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 1st (Fri), kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can ride a ferry from Whitsunday Island to Airlie Beach in 1.5 hours. In February in Airlie Beach, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Hamilton Island.

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#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
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Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Scuba & Snorkeling
Speed Boats Tours

1
day
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

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#Wildlife, #Adventure, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Quarantine Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Hamilton Island to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hamilton Island in February; daily highs in Sydney reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Featherdale Wildlife Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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